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 to Florida, Florida to 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


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


Delivery Captain

Matthew transports yachts between destinations on the Inland Rivers/Lakes and East Coast and Caribbean destinations. He has over 500 delivery sea days operating and training owners on their vessels. 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


  • USCG 50 Ton Near Coastal Master License #275789 (4th issuance)

  • USCG 100 Ton Inland Master License (4th issuance)

  • Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement

  • Transportation Worker Identification Card

  • Member Maritime Consortium

  • PADI Instructor: MI#186402

  • EFR Instructor Trainer: EIT#186402

  • TDI Instructor: 13855

  • DAN Instructor: 11961

Recent Vessel Movements: Follow Latest Delivery


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


Clearwater, FL

Hammond, IN

Tortola, BVI

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Clearwater, FL

Tortola, BVI

Fort Lauderdale, 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 Beach, 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


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 Belize, CA

St. Charles, MO

Port Clinton, OH Cedar Point, OH Gasparillo, FL

Erie, PA

Stuart, 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

Vieux Carre'

Sandi Bottoms

Dream Afloat

Life Settling


Golden Pirate

Aqua Loft

Pick Me Too

Sea Candy


Island Living

Sea loft

Side Piece





Barefoot II

Olive Martini

Sarah Jayne

Gopher Broke

Blue Eyed Girls


Get N Lit



Beach House


Stocks and Blondes

Island Girl

Billy the Kid II


Wile E Coyote


Swept Away

Icy Cape

Sala Kwatsi

Crystal Blue

Miko Too

Matters Knot

The Path



He actively dives and instructs in the following certifications:

  • Open Water Scuba Diver

  • Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver

  • Recreational Deep Diving (130 fsw)

  • Recreational Enriched Air/Nitrox

  • Wreck

  • Advanced Nitrox

  • Decompression Procedures

  • Closed Circuit Rebreather (AP Diving Inspiration and Evolution)

  • Solo Diving

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