PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y ICE BEAR (52m), M/Y PHOENIX 2 (90m)Bud grew up in Tacoma Washington and surrounding areas, boating with his family all through his childhood in San Juan and the Canadian Gulf Islands. After high school Bud spent some time in the Army in Germany and in the Infantry. After his stint there he went to College for Political Science. After many career changes, a love of water and travel brought Bud into the yachting industry 8 years ago. Bud has travelled extensively including Europe, West and East Coast of USA including Alaska, through the Caribbean and Central America. In his spare time Bud like to stay active with activities including mountaineering, hiking, biking, skiing and exploring.