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Captain Elliot Rappaport


Professor of Nautical Science

Appointed to SEA Faculty in 2002

Phone: (207) 518-0545
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

BA, Oberlin College
MS, The University of Maine

Licenses and Certifications:
Master of Auxiliary Sailing Vessels to 1600 Tons, on Oceans
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician

Research Areas & Interests:

Capt. Rappaport has been active in the maritime industry for 30 years, and prior to his appointment at SEA was head of Maine Maritime Academy's traditional sailing program. His academic interests include meteorology, leadership, and earth system science.

Courses Taught:
  • Nautical Science
  • Leadership in Dynamic Environments
  • Maritime History and Culture
  • Bridge Resource Management
  • Basic Safety Training
  • Leadership and Management Skills