Performance Marine Surveyors, Inc. - Edward R. Cozzi

August 2010: Status of Master Surveyor attained. (3,000 surveys) 
 
2008 to Present: Performance Marine Surveyors, Inc. as a self-employed marine surveyor, expert    witness and damage evaluator. Frequently testify as expert witness in boat accident and loss/failure cases for local attorneys
 
1997 to 2008:  Southeast Fire & Marine Associates, Inc. as a marine surveyor.
 
2002 to 2008: Member of S.A.M.S. (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors)
                     Member of A.B.Y.C (American Boating and Yachting Council
                     Technical Advisor of Florida Powerboat Club
                     Member/Tech Advisor of Hurricane Chapter of Pontiac
                     Oakland Club International
                     Instructor of ABC Boating Course for Ft. Lauderdale Power Squadron
 
 
Re-elected 2003-2004: Graduate of Fort Lauderdale Power Squadron Boating Safety Course (updated 09/2005)
 
 
1998 to 2001: Instructor of Engine Maintenance Course for Fort. Laud. Power Squadron
 
1995-1997: National sales director and factory representative for Sonic USA Boats and Active Thunder Boats
 
1987-1993: Employed by Everglades Marina, Inc. as salesman and driving Instructor
Qualified and experienced in single, double, and triple engine applications up to 118 mph
 
Professional:Professional Offshore Racer APBA & OPT (1979-1983)
                    Throttleman on super boat "INXS" 1990 (47’ Apache)
                     World Class Throttleman/Crew Chief on "D" class racer
                     "Obsession ll"  (32" Cobra)  in 1986
                     Fill-in throttleman for injured, etc. in "Running Hot"
                    "Piccadilly Filly", and "AJAC Hawk", etc
 
Amateur powerboat racer from 1971 to 1978 in Chicago, Ill.
 
Boat owner since May 1971.
 
Frequent appearances on television show "Spotlight on Boating" as a boat handling and construction expert. 
 
Retired from Professional Offshore Racing in 1993.
 
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