For the last 14 years, Skip has served as the Director of Flagship Maritime Training in Tacoma. With over 2,500 graduates to date, his emphasis is on professional grade hands-on real classroom training for mariners seeking their US Coast Guard Captain’s Licenses. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, Skip earned his B.S. degree in Operations Analysis. He was also a letter-winner on the USNA Varsity Sailing Team, and went on to compete in several national and North American championships, and one Olympic trials. He earned his Master of Science degree in Command Control and Communications from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Captain Anderson’s naval career spanned twenty-four years, including service aboard three destroyers, one frigate, three aircraft carriers, and a battleship. His service at sea spanned over 35 countries and countless harbors. A world of experience.