Captain Name: Paul Campbell III
Captain Nationality: US
Number of Crew: 2
Captain Paul has been navigating the Caribbean coastal waters for over 23 years. From Florida, to and from the Bahamas, as well as navigating the waters of the Virgin Islands. With a solid background traveling up and down the island chains Captain Paul is a solid asset to our Crew and his years of experience on a variety of vessels makes him the perfect addition to our team. Captain Paul’s accredited medical and safety experience with 35 years as a white water guide and over 11 years in search and rescue places him in a category that few obtain. Currently Captain Paul is piloting a 96’ vessel stateside but we are pleased to announce that he will be joining our team this season and for years to come.
• 100 Ton USCG License. Achieved Merchant Marine Credentials (master of steam, motor, and auxiliary sail vessels) as granted by the United States Coast Guard. Authorized to engage in commercial assistance towing. TWIC card and STCW. Possess a marine radio operator license. Sail Indorsement American Sailing Association 101, 103, 104,
• Completed full rescue academy at Knoxville Rescue Squad. For 11 years, employed as lieutenant of operations, achieved advanced degree and certification programs in Emergency Medical Technician, Outdoor Emergency Care; Emergency Driving; FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800; Hazardous Materials Awareness. Awarded Recruit of the Year in 2008.
• Member of Cave and Vertical Team, Level One, Society of Professional Rope Technicians. Member of the Water Team, Public Safety Diver and Advanced Diver and Dry Suit Certificate. Accomplished Swift Water, Levels I and II . Fifteen years as a volunteer husbandry diver at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. Served as sawyer SAR trail maintenance and guide, cave rescue technician level one.
• For 14 years, has been a member of the National Ski Patrol. Accomplished Mountain Rescue and Level II of Professional Ski Instructors of America. Passionate with community service he is well traveled and participated in several building and reconstruction projects stateside as well as in Guatemala. Worked with Appalachian Trail Conservancy at Great Smoky Mountain National Park, responsible for trail maintenance in difficult to reach terrain.