All rates are based on 7 nights. Call for shorter periods. Chef, provisioning, food, and beverages not included.
Captain: David Lindley
Captain David Lindley
Dave has spent decades operating boats on and near Coastal Waterways. Primary areas of operation include the Florida Keys, Bahamas, and for the last 5 years – the BVI’s. A long career as a Commercial Pilot flying large aircraft to the Far East, Europe, North and South American. As a Captain, with safety and professionalism always at the forefront, managed crews of up to 15 members to transport passengers around the world. Accident free in both marine and aviation operations. US Federal Law Enforcement Officer for 15 years serving as a deputized Federal Flight Deck Officer.
Recognized by The Nature Conservancy for volunteer work completed for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Worked for years on the Under Water Survey of the Upper Florida Keys with the survey founder, the late Chuck Hayes. This survey was done using SCUBA equipment to inventory diminished Pillar Coral Sites, archaeological Shipwrecks (ballast piles), cannons, anchors and any underwater artifact of interest to the authorities and ultimately, the public
• United States Coast Guard Master 100 GRT
• STCW 10
• A lifetime of boating experience
• Retired Airline Captain Boeing 777
• PADI Rescue Diver
• Deputized Federal Flight Deck Officer (retired)
• Raised as a Cowboy on a ranch in Nevada