About the Captains

“All of our Captains are U.S. Coast Guard licensed with many years of boating and fishing experience.

Captain Carl has been a licensed Captain for over 20 years and has fished on Nantucket Sound for over 20 years.  He has a Masters degree in Marine Transportation from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler.

Captain Carl holds an unlimited tonnage Masters License.   During the winter months he is a Captain aboard a 900 foot container ship, the APL Belgium, that sails from the West Coast to Dutch Harbor Alaska, Japan, South Korea, and China, stopping at various ports in between.

Captain Chris has been running boats out of Saquatucket Harbor on Cape Cod for over 30 years.  He holds a 100 Ton Masters License from the US Coast Guard. He is an electrical engineer with experience in marine systems. He is the founder of HMS, a local marine repair service, and has been involved with the systems design of custom yachts. In addition to running his Charter boat, Haywire, and the Cap’n Kid, he has also been Captain on one of the Nantucket Ferries, as well as working on a local tug boat.

“Cap’n Kids Fishing is all about Family”

“Cap’n Kids Fishing Adventures is a family run operation. Captain Carl you will find running the Cap’n Kid when he is home and running the APL Belgium when he is at sea. Carl’s wife, Jill, manages the business side of the Company. Carl and Jill have two beautiful daughters who are already becoming part of Cap’n Kid’s operations. Sarah can be found working on the boat as a crew member and Lauren assisting in the ticket booth.

What to bring for your Adventure on the Cap’n Kid:

  • You, and your family of course (recommended for ages 3 & up)
  • Camera
  • Good rubber soled shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Sweat shirt or light jacket