Dave is originally from the Great Lakes area and has been sailing for over 40 years. He has owned seventeen multihulls over the last thirty years ranging from beach catamarans, hydrofoils, performance racing catamarans and the current Ocean 49, an Eric Larouche design. Dave has worked in the industry since the 80s selling Stiletto catamarans and other performance multihulls including the record breaking Trifoilers for Hobie Cat. Dave previously worked in the outdoor industry as a manager and buyer and was the owner and operator of a rock climbing school.
He is the current owner of Venture Sports Inc, a charter business specializing in catamaran charters and corporate events which was formed in 2002. Dave is also familiar with onboard systems ,hull design and construction , maintenance and operations and is prepared to assist a client on all levels, weather its determining what type of boat may best suits their needs, finding a specific boat at the best price and condition or assisting with the sale of their existing boat.