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Captain Henry E. Marx


Captain Henry E. Marx is owner and president of Landfall Navigation. Purchased by Capt. Marx in 1982, Landfall offers a worldwide nautical chart, publications, and navigation instrument inventory; a large maritime technical library; a full line of marine safety equipment; a referral service for delivery captains; and navigation and marine safety seminars as well as on‑board instruction. As part of his marine education effort, Capt. Marx has produced an instructional videotape entitled LORAN C ‑ A Navigator's Approach. He holds copyrights on two navigation and one marine safety course which he regularly teaches. Capt. Marx was a participant/cadre in the August 2005 Crew Overboard Symposium in San Francisco Bay hosted by John Rousmaniere and Chuck Hawley.

An experienced blue‑water sailor, Capt. Marx has sailed and raced for over 40 years on the east and west coasts of the US, the southern coast of Norway, and the Caribbean. He has served in a Norwegian Flag oil tanker as a seaman and his military service was in the US Naval Reserve in Diesel Submarines. He continues to deliver private yachts with his longest yacht delivery being the transport of a 50 foot trawler yacht from San Francisco, CA to Stamford, CT via the Panama Canal in 1981. From 1992-94, Capt. Marx served on the Committee on Nautical Charting of the Marine Board division of the National Academy of Science reviewing NOAA Chart Making. In 2006 he was elected to membership in the Storm Trysail Club.

Capt. Marx is currently the Chairman of the Stamford Sailing Foundation, an organization that provides marine-based experiential learning programs and sailing opportunities to Stamford, CT inner-city kids who would not otherwise have the opportunity to learn to sail. He is also on the board for the Yerwood Center of Stamford whose mission is to "Help bridge the achievement gap for Stamford's inner-city kids".

You may contact Henry by phone or email at Landfall Navigation: (203) 487-0775 ext. 13 Landfallnav@juno.com

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