Capt. Shawn has been boating for over 30 years. Since 1991, he has boated around Southwest Florida’s waterways. Capt. Shawn holds a 100 ton Masters rating from the United States Coast Guard which he is preparing to renew for the second time. He has experience in all of the areas waterways from Sarasota to Marco Island. He has boated across the state between the East and West coasts of Florida through Lake Okeechobee and from the Panhandle down to the Keys. He has moved yachts for commercial companies and private owners up to 87’. As a former United State's Marine, safety and proper procedures are his most important issues aboard.
Some of the other services he provides:
Private boat captaining - He can operate your vessel to allow you to enjoy spending time with your family and friends.
Local waterway familiarization - There are many great places to go in our area but do you know where they are? Do you know the navigational points and how to use them? Capt. Shawn can take you places in your boat, to have familiarity and a local knowledge of things.
Private boat instruction - Have you just purchased a new boat and realized there is more involved than you thought? Capt. Shawn can help with the learning curve from navigation, electronics, systems and maintenance. You can spend hundreds of thousands on a boat and the dealer will hand you the keys many times.
Boat relocation - Sometimes your schedule will not allow you to move your vessel, just call Capt. Shawn. He also has a great First Mate (his wife Ruth)!