Guest Speakers for New Jersey
Speaker Location Topics Covered
Capt. Brandon Kamienski Belford, NJ

Techniques throwing large cast nets for live bait and how to effectively fish live bait.

Charter Captain, Kingfisher Sportfishing

Richard Lange Brick, NJ

Surveying, power and sailing vessels--What a surveyor looks for. Hull construction, fuel systems, safety, USCG.

Experience: 25 years self-employed surveyor and consultant.

Capt. Donald Launer Forked River, NJ

1. Cruising New Jersey. Slides and lecture. Cruising areas on the nearly 400 mi. of NJ navigable waters, from Hudson River down along Atlantic, up the Delaware River to Philadelphia and Trenton.

2. The History of Navigation: demonstration of navigation instruments from earliest to present. Author: A Cruising Guide to New Jersey Waters, The Galley: How Things Work; Navigation Through the Ages, Lessons From My Good Old Boat, Dictionary of Nautical Acronyms and Abbreviations, and many magazine articles. USCG Licensed Captain.

In Oct 2010, will be inducted into the Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of Fame.

Andrew Daniele Holmdel, NJ

Bay fishing, scrimshaw instructions, lecturing and group lessons, wood carving. May require fee.

Robby Barradale Leonardo, NJ

Saltwater fly fishing, fly selection, tying, bait/lure selection, techniques for using above.

Expertise: Saltwater Fly Fishing, Light tackle, Stripers, Weaks, Blues, Fluke, Bonito, Albacore. Most available Dec - April. Eagle Charters, Bayshore Saltwater Flyrodders, Hi-Mar Striper Club.

Capt. Gene Nigro Leonardo, NJ

Sportfishing, inshore fishing, striped bass, fluke, winter flounder, weakfish, blues history of fish, range, habitat, fishing season of fish. How to fish, catch, clean and cook the fish.

Phantom Sportfishing Charters

Ed Wetmore Little Egg Harbor, NJ

1. Surviving a Vessel Safety Check. What do you need on board to comply with the Coast Guard vessel safety requirements. What additional items should you have on board, such as first aid kit?

2. Proper VHF marine radio use and associated marine channels.

Certified USPS and USCG Auxiliary vessel safety inspector. Can do slide show with Powerpoint and handouts if desired.

Don Baker Matawan, NJ

Cruising on Long Island Sound to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, MA, boating safety, weather, navigation, anchoring, marlinspike, boat handling and etiquette, all about the USPS Sailing Course.

Capt. Frank Tenore, Jr Millburn, NJ

Inshore sportfishing. Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook, tackle, electronics use, building of a custom boat.

Fins on Feathers Charters. Inc.

Terry Polis Milford, NJ

Cruising, singlehandling, planning trips, living aboard, gear.

Area: 60-75 mile radius, would like reimbursement for travel if possible.

Len Mangiaracina Moorestown, NJ

Boat handling, safety, anchoring, cruising, electronics, proper equipment, navigation and making boating fun!

Has handouts. Offers beginner/ intermediate and advanced seminars, 90-120 minutes. Needs advance notice for May, June and July . May need OH projector, screen, Power-point projector, large white board, tables/chairs.

Capt. Ron Cozen Somers Pt., NJ

Safety, basic boating, safety at sea, surveying a vessel for offshore cruising, preventative maintenance, women & boating, diving safety, boat diving, become certified.

Capt. Louis Rizk Shipbottom, NJ

Offshore sportfishing, offshore & canyon tuna fishing, boat handling.

NJS Marine Law Enforcement West Trenton, NJ

NJ State Marine Law Enforcement, boating laws, boating safety and more. Available in fall/winter for speaking