Captain Sam Stephenson, J.D. is a USCG Unlimited Master Mariner and a
Senior Harbor Pilot in Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale, Fl.) . He is a lead instructor at Resolve Maritime Academy where he has taught COLREGS, Bridge Resource Management, Shiphandling, Regulatory and Legal Issues of Piloting.
He served on the Navigational Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) in Washington DC. He is also the Past-President of the Florida Harbor Pilots Association, and is currently a Co-Managing Pilot for the Port Everglades Pilots Association.
Prior to becoming a harbor pilot, Captain Stephenson served as Commandant of Cadets at Texas A&M Maritime Academy and Captain on the United States Training Ship Texas Clipper II. In addition to his deep sea experience, he has a lifetime of experience on pleasure boats including sail and power driven vessels. Captain Stephenson has been a maritime expert witness for over 25 years.
For a complimentary review, contact Captain Sam Stephenson at 954-629-1342.