With more than a decade of time at Nordhavn, Mike currently oversees the engineering department, creates the electrical system design for all boats, and serves as a compliance officer to ensure boats meet ABYC and other applicable standards. Mike brings a rich mixture of engineering experience and leadership to the Nordhavn team. Before spending a number of years as an engineer on commercial ships, Mike earned a degree in Marine Systems Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY, and an unlimited U.S. Coast Guard 3rd Assistant Engineer’s license. He also spent more than 10 years in the world of recreational boating journalism as a managing editor for titles including Sea, Lakeland Boating, and Go Boating – and currently writes articles for Professional Boatbuilder magazine, Boating magazine, and others.