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Windy City Yacht Brokerage, LLC

Chicago Boat and Yacht Sales

Jeffrey Pierce, CPYB
Tel 312-440-9500    Cell 630-240-0409

Capt. Jim Sharkey

1-847-696-3072 (home)
1-847-899-3072 (cell)
847-825-4577 (fax)
Email: JimnRita@comcast.net
Capt. Sharkey’s Credentials:
Capt. Jim Sharkey Power:
  • 5 years experience driving Tender Boats for Westrec in Monroe Harbor.
  • 6 years experience driving Water Taxis on the Lake and on the River for Shoreline.
  • Charter driving on SOPHISTICATED LADY, an American Yacht Charters 68’ Chris-Craft.
Sailing:
  • Charter Captain for American Yacht Charters on WINDSONG, a 48’ Jeanneau.
  • Sailboats, Inc. as Charter Captain, teaching Sailing courses on various boats in their fleet, as well as running Day Charters and overnight Charters across the Lake.
  • Sailed Windwalker II, a Taswell 43, from Georgetown to Nassau in the Bahamas
  • Delivered boats across the Lake.
  • Owned and skippered the 32’ racing yacht HOBGOBLIN from 1978 to 1990.
Current Personal:
  • Adjunct professor at Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.
  • Level III Ski Instructor at Wilmot Mountain.
  • Director of Training for ski instructors at Wilmot Mountain.
  • CPR/AED/First-Aid Instructor


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