Maritime Recreational BoatingReconstruction Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Maritime, safety, personal injury, maritime safety, maritime accident, recreational boating, boating accident reconstruction, navigational rules, seamanship, sailboat racing, marine related personal injury


To provide expert witness and consulting opinions with reference to all maritime incidents: causal, safety related and personal injury.

Licensing & Organizations

U.S. Coast Guard License: U.S. Merchant Marine Officer; master of steam or motor vessels 100 gross tons; commercial assistance towing. 1995 standard of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers.

PADI Open Ocean Scuba Diver

Award winning ocean racing sailor

U.S. Power Squadron

Statement of Fact

Maritime accidents both large and small can occur in a wide range of circumstances.  Generally, the common denominators of most maritime accidents are human error and related human factors.  From jet skis to ships and barges successful performances are related to visual/performance tasks and judgmental abilities involving such factors as safe speed, maritime rules of the road, reacting timely to data and other similar standards.


Expert 2550 has over 40 years of “on the water” experience and offers services including, but not limited to, nationwide litigation support, reports, inspections, depositions, research/consultation, trial appearances, navigation and collision analysis.


University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Fordham University, New York, New York

Summary of Qualifications

Expert 2550 has been the CEO of a public company, conducted motivational seminars nationwide and served as president of a commercial real estate and development brokerage firm.  He retired from the business world in 1997 to pursue maritime ventures.