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Capt. Mike has been sailing on the waters of Florida’s Gulf Coast since he was a teenager. He credits his father for his love of the ocean. He remembers many a day spent out on the water with fishing poles in hand. “We fished every bridge from Miami to Key West”, recalls Capt. Mike. He has been living in the Tampa Bay area for over 30 years and knows the area waters well. Capt. Mike loves working with Island Boat Adventures. “Everyday is a new experience and a new chance show our guests the best adventure of their vacation!” Capt. Mike is thankful to live in the paradise of the Gulf Waters.
Capt. Betty was born and raised in Florida. She grew up in the Florida Keys snorkeling for lobster and fishing for anything that was in season. She spent many days at sea with her family, as her father was a commercial fisherman. She loves being a part of the family at Island Boat Adventures. “We all work together to make sure our guests have a great time on board with us. We all love being out there on the Gulf and we are excited to share a fantastic experience with our guests”, says Capt. Betty. Capt. Betty handles the day to day operations at Island Boat Adventures, from answering the phones to scheduling trips. She is always available to answer any questions our guests have about the trips or the make their reservations.
Capt. Vinnie has been with Island Boat Adventures for just over 5 years. He is a Florida native, born and raised in St. Petersburg. Capt. Vinnie has been traveling the local waterways throughout his life. He has been scuba certified for 16 years. Prior to working with Island Boat Adventures, Capt. Vinnie worked as a commercial fisherman, catching fish for local Florida restaurants. Capt. Vinnie enjoys being the Captain on Calypso Cat, Interacting with the dolphins, and snorkeling among the marine life in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.
Capt. John is a Florida native. He was born and raised in Tampa. Capt. John grew up fishing as much as possible as a kid. He started at a young age casting poles and casts nets in the front yard and became a captain when he was 18 years old. His love for Florida’s wild life and watersports has been a life long passion. Working at Island Boat Adventures has been a great opportunity for Capt. John to share his love of the ocean with many people from around the world. Capt. John enjoys entertaining guests, showing them how to snorkel, and introducing them to Florida’s natural wonders. On his free time you can catch him fishing, scuba diving or hanging out at the beach.
Capt. Eric Cline Capt. Eric is a Native Floridian born in Hollywood. Capt. Eric is blessed to have been born into a family that enjoys being on the water. He grew up fishing the Everglades and snorkeling the keys. As an adult Capt. Eric worked as the first officer on deck on the largest nonmilitary vessel in the Florida Keys logging 140 nautical miles a day. He believes Florida has some of the most beautiful and diverse marine habitats in the world. Capt. Eric says “I am blessed to be able to share some of the most spectacular and historically significant sights in Florida with guests from the world. Working on the water with Island Boat Adventures is truly rewarding and gratifying with no two days the same!”
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Check out our frequently asked questions and answers page or call us at 727-871-2628. No question is too small, we are always happy to answer. We want you to be informed and know what to expect on your adventure with us. Our goal is to provide a fun, affordable and memorable vacation experience that the whole family can enjoy.This trip is great for all ages. We are just minutes away from the Tampa Bay Area. Including St. Petersburg, Treasure Island, Clearwater Beach, Madeira Beach, John’s Pass, Tampa, St. Pete Beach, Bradenton, Sarasota, Anna Maria Island, and Orlando.