Master Captain Mike Waller

Captain Mike

Captain Mike Waller Master Captain Mike Waller just completed his 17th year as a guide for Kiawah Island Nature Center, taking over 20,000 people fishing! Prior to guiding, he had placed in over 40 tournaments! He has been awarded honors for being an outstanding ecology boat 17 times. In his spare time, he enjoys teaching…

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Captain Tanya Dowdy

Captain Tanya

Captain Tanya Dowdy Captain Tanya Dowdy’s passion for fishing and boating began at an early age, and she now ranks as one of the few female fishing charter guides in Charleston. Nothing “floats her boat” more than watching a budding angler catch their first fish. She also gets great satisfaction teaching someone how to operate…

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Captain Tim July Reading List

I hope your summer is going well and you getting a lot of time on the water! Here’s some interesting and informative articles that I’ve come across this month. One of the greatest challenges for new sailors is understanding point of sail and regardless of experience, knowing what the wind is doing is a critical skill.…

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Boater Training

In addition to the great training provided through US Sailing and Power Boating classes on the water there are a lot of resources on the web. Some are better than others so a little skepticism is always good. Here are a few articles that I’ve read lately that I thought were interesting and provided a different…

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Boat Safety Tips

Nothing beats enjoying a whole day on the water with your friends and relatives.  Just remember to keep safety at the top of the priority list.  Check out these crucial boating safety guidelines, which include everything from essential safety gear to how to securely handle a boat:  Have boat safety gear at hand. There is…

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