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Captain David Gelinas presents Penobscot Bay Piloting


published on 8 March 2022 152 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Penobscot Marine Museum". Originally published on 2022-02-28.
Recorded from a live Zoom program on January 27th, 2022

Captain David Gelinas will discuss Maine's State Pilotage System and how it is practiced on Penobscot Bay. The talk will cover State Law requirements for foreign flag ships, the role of the State Pilot, Training, and local practices.

Check out more videos from the Penobscot Bay & River Pilots Association here: https://www.penbaypilots.com/video-gallery/

Captain Gelinas has been a State Pilot for Penobscot Bay and River since 1992. He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy in 1984 and holds licenses in Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons Upon Oceans; Federal First Class Pilot for the waters of Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet, Alaska; Penobscot Bay and Frenchman Bay and Maine State Pilot for Penobscot Bay, Penobscot River, Frenchman Bay and Somes Sound. Captain Gelinas is the president of the Penobscot Bay & River Pilots Association, a board member of the Maine Pilotage Commission (Gubernatorial appointment), and a past president of the Searsport/Bucksport Chapter of the Propeller Club of the United States. He is also a board member of the Maine and New Hampshire Port Safety Forum. In 2000, Captain Gelinas received the United States Coast Guard Certificate of Commendation for his effort in establishing the Penobscot Bay Recommended Route for Deep Draft Vessels.

Captain Gelinas resides in Camden with his wife Rae-Ann and their son Noah. His daughter Charlotte is a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and design and resides in Boston.
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