Growing up in Southern California and spent his early years on his father’s 32 Grand Banks learning all about boating. Later, he spent time in Vietnam on PAC-V Air Cushion Vehicles and Riverboats, utilizing his boating knowledge to train the South Vietnamese Navy.
After moving to the East Coast in early ‘83, he renewed his passion for boats purchasing his first of four boats, (a 26 Wellcraft- a 330 Sundancer – a 36 Carver MY and ending with a 36 Catalina sloop) where he has cruised the Chesapeake Bay over a forty-year span and held a Six-Pack Captains license.He ended his publishing career as the Publisher/General Manager for three boating/marine industry publications and was on the Board of The Marine Trades Association of Maryland.
Art now resides on the East Coast of South Florida with his wife of 52 years and will cover the area from Vero Beach south to Stuart. While he has been away from boating since 2016, he has never lost his passion for boating and the marine industry and looks forward to working on the Knot10 team.