Maritime SAR Bibliography

by Robert Rovetto

Subject Calling for help, Training
Status Funding Needed
Owner Type

Who is behind the project?

Robert Rovetto
(CV available on request. Seeking opportunities in maritime safety)


  • Published author
  • Research & Academia experience
  • Writing experience: technical writing, grant proposal writing, academic papers
  • Website editing experience
  • Maritime safety training
    • Modest experience training on different rescue boats in more than one country
    • Extensive volunteer experience in maritime safety
  • Intimate knowledge of various maritime SAR orgs in EU and North America
  • Maritime employment experience: deckhand, boat crew, and small-boat operator (RHIBS, 30ft or less)

Immediate Goals

  • Seeking work opportunities in maritime SAR and safety:
    • as rescue boat crew member & small-boat operator
    • to work in offices
  • Seeking employment as small-boat operator/captain or operator-in-training
  • Seeking a university near a maritime SAR org./station to enroll in for my projects
    • seeking professors & departments interested in my projects
      • Contact me for white paper on knowledge modeling for maritime SAR data


  • University graduate degree (US)
  • Personal Watercraft Rescue Operator (EU)
  • Merchant Mariner – captain/master 100 ton, Motor vessels upon inland waters (US)

Memberships (maritime)

  • IMRF Supporter Member

How I feel about maritime SAR:

“Like the lighthouse keeper

who lives at his post,

so would I

at a rescue boat station

to be on call to help others at sea

to maintain station and boat

to make it be.”

– Robert J. Rovetto


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