Kurt J. is a veteran United States Marine Corps Electronic Calibration Technician and Coast Guard licensed captain who lives and works in Key West, Florida. Kurt services the yachting industry from Key West to Key Largo, specializing not only in marine electrical and electronics troubleshooting, but also yacht detailing and brightwork. He is also the author of "Rite of Passage, An Honorman's Guide to Recruit Training." Kurt grew up in Panama City Beach, Florida, where his family owned and operated a covered boat storage marina for 26 years, until 2005. He is married to former Miss Florida USA Tricia Hahn, and has two grown children.