About Us

Who is Adventure Quest?

Adventure Quest Expeditions, LLC is owned and operated by Matthew Hahn.

Marine Curriculum Vitae

Matthew has over 30 years experience in operating marine vessels. He has been a license captain since

2007 and has thousands of documented sea days. He holds a USCG 50 Ton Near Coastal Master and a

100 Ton Inland Master Credential with Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement and various other

engineering capacities.


He also holds ASA Certificates through Bareboat Cruising.

In support of his credentials he has an FCC Marine Radio Operators Permit, FCC Portable Ship Station

License and current Transportation Workers Identification Card.


Matthew has owned a variety of vessels and currently owns and operates a 430 Carver CMY power

vessel. He has operated vessels up to 100’ LOA, and has experience in various areas including New

England, Florida, Caribbean, Central America, Gulf of Mexico, the Hudson River, Erie Canal, the Great

Lakes and the Western Rivers System (Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee, Tenn-Tom, and

Cumberland).


He is actively employed in the Marine Industry in a number of positions:

He is active in transporting vessels between ports for owners and brokerages requiring delivery and/or

training services. In this capacity he travels over 20,000 nm each year aboard varying vessels types and

configurations as either captain or mate. He also provides short-term captain and crew services for

owners and operators needing a master or mate on a temporary basis. Matthew has worked in this

capacity as a "fill in" captain for charter fishing and diving vessels in the Gulf of Alaska, Florida and the

Caribbean.


Delivery Captain

Matthew transports yachts between destinations on the Inland Rivers/Lakes and East Coast and Caribbean destinations.  He has over 1000 delivery sea days operating and training owners on their vessels.   He moves many vessels between Florida, Great Lakes and the Western River System each year and has over 15 transports between Florida and the Caribbean Islands and Central America in the past 4 years.  References speak better than a resume, ask for his references.


Teaching Experience

Matthew provides USCG authorized training for persons seeking OUPV (6 Pack), Master of Vessel and

Towing Endorsements as defined by 46 CFR 11.903(a)(24), 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) and 46 CFR

10.227(i)(1). He is a senior instructor with World Wide Marine Training of Oriental, NC and has over 400

8-hour teaching days. He has been actively instructing in the marine industry since 2009. He has

instructed and proctored over 3000 current licensed mariners.


Matthew is a certified PADI Master Instructor, Instructor Development Staff member, TDI Technical Scuba

Instructor and an Emergency First Responder Primary Care(CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid)

Instructor Trainer. He has been teaching scuba diving since 2003 and has been a Dive Master since

1982. He teaches scuba diving classes from Basic Open Water through Closed Circuit Rebreather

Technical Diving. He has certified over 500 students in various levels of scuba diving.


Business Experience

Matthew holds a BS degree from Western Illinois University (Honors). He is retired Chief Information

Officer for PDS Tech, Inc, one of the largest Engineering Staffing companies in the USA


Credentials


Recent Vessel Movements:  Follow Latest Delivery

 Vessel

 55 Absolute 52 Fly

 68 Bluewater

 54 Aquila Powercat

 50 Vista Motor Yacht

 54 Aquila Powercat

 54 Aquila Powercat

 54 Aquila Powercat

 54 Aquila Powercat

 44 Aquila Powercat

 55 Cruisers Yacht

44 Aquila Powercat

 44 Aquila Powercat

 54 Aquila Powercat 

 44 Aquila Powercat

 44 Aquila PowerCat

 54 Aquila  Powercat

 65 L650 Sea Ray Express

 48 Aquila Powercat

 54 Aquila Powercat

 44 Aquila Powercat

 45 Prestige Fly

 38 Scout

 440 Formula

 366 Carver Aft Cabin

 44 Marine Trader Sundeck

 580 Sea Ray Sedan Bridge

 52 Carver C52

 55 Kingscraft

 410 Silverton Sedan

 37 Fontain Pajot 

 510 Galeon Skyview 

 50' Prestige 500 Fly Bridge

 4588 Bayliner   

 330 Wellcraft Coastal Cruiser    

 33' Carver Aft Cabin

 48' Jefferson Rivanna

 50' Cruisers Yacht 500 Sport Sedan    


 48' Hatteras LRC

 52 Jefferson Marquessa

 44' Grandbanks Europa

 62' Princess V62

 57' Skipper Liner

 53 Carver Yoyager

 40' Landing Craft

 4207 Carver ACMY

 49' Gulfstar

 53' Navigator

 45' Mainship Pilothouse

 3750 Cruisers Yacht

 45' Harbor Master Stollcraft

 55 Gibson Houseboat

 Origin

Fort Lauderdale, FL

St. Charles, MO

Tarpon Springs, FL

St. Charles, MO

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Hammond, IN

Tortola, BVI

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

 Clearwater, FL

 Tortola, BVI

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Winthop Harbor, IL

St. John, USVI

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

 Destin, FL

 Duck Key, FL

 Key Largo, FL

 Dolton, IL

 KY Lake, KY

 Port Huron, MI

 Stuart, FL

 St. Paul, MN

 Ft Myers Bch, FL

 St. Louis, MO 

 Port Clinton, OH

Rochester, NY

Mackinaw City, MI

 Key Largo, FL

 Seneca Lake, NY

 St. Louis, MO

 St. Louis, MO

 

Placencia, Belize, CA

St. Louis, MO

Chicago, IL

Jefferson City, MO 

Bayport, MN

Nashville, TN

 Yakutat, AK

 Grafton, IL

 St. Louis, MO

 Boston, MA

 Chattanooga, TN

 Grafton, IL

Kingston, RI

 St. Louis, MO

Destination

New Orleans, LA

Chicago, IL

Tortola, BVI

Cincinnati, OH

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Peoria, IL

Stuart, FL

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Tortola, BVI

Clearwater, FL

Tortola, BVI

Stuart, FL

Clearwater, FL

St. Johns, USVI 

St. Thomas, USVI

Seneca, IL

Fort Lauderdale,

Homestead, FL

Sandusky, OH

Alton, IL

Seneca, IL

Plattsburge, NY

St. Louis, MO

Sturgeon Bay, WI

Sittee River. Belize, C.A.

St. Charles, MO

Port Clinton, OH

Cedar Point, OH

Stuart, FL

Erie, PA

Tampa, FL

South Haven, MI



Tampa, FL

Stamford, CT

Grafton, IL

Naples, FL

St. Louis, MO

Grand Rivers, KY

Icy Bay, AK

Nashville, TN

Grand Rivers, KY

Palm Beach, FL

Grand Rivers, KY 

Grand Rivers, KY

St. Louis, MO

Cincinnati, OH

 Vessel Name

Prost

Dorian Ann

Enigima

Cedar Breeze

Wandering Hillbilly

MarineMax 54035

MarineMax 54034

Grace

Vieux Carre'

Sandi Bottoms

Dream Afloat

Life Settling

Aqualibrium

Golden Pirate

Aqua Loft

Pick Me Too

Sea Candy

Capella

Island Living

Sea loft

Side Piece

None

None

Ti-Amo

Sanddollar

Barefoot II

Olive Martini

Sarah Jayne

Gopher Broke 

Blue Eyed Girls

NEW

Get N Lit

Merlette

None

Beach House

None

Stocks and Blondes

Island Girl

Billy the Kid II

Karma

Wile E Coyote

None

Swept Away

Icy Cape

Sala Kwatsi

Crystal Blue

Miko Too

Matters Knot

The Path

Gizmo

None

He actively dives and instructs in the following certifications:

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