Charles has worked as a dive master, commercial diver and sailor with treasure hunter Scott Mitchen. Together they have discovered numerous wrecks around the Caribbean and began to salvage old growth hardwood from the Great Lakes. He is a re-breather diver, has a private pilots license and a 200 ton Yacht Master ticket. Back in Antiqua, he worked on many commercials and local film productions as well as with the Marine Department on location for the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Charles met Louie Psihoyos in Antigua and for more than 10 years, worked with Louie on many photography assignments as well as the Award-winning documentary The Cove.