Hire a CaptainHire a Captain

Looking for a Coast Guard-licensed captain to serve as an operator or a crewmember for your vessel? We have many and they're ready to serve you. With a free request, you can reach all of our captains.

To hire a captain click on HIRE A CAPTAIN and fill out the form.

Here are a few services our captains can provide:

  • Deliver your boat from one port to another. One of our experienced captains will plan the voyage, assemble a competent crew (if necessary), and pilot your vessel to its destination.
  • Accompany you on your boat during a trip and provide instruction.
  • Mentor you and your family on boat handling, rules of the road, and other skills you need to enjoy your time on the water safely.
  • Accompany you on your boat for a boat insurance operator competency certification.
  • Skipper your boat for a relaxing day on the water. Enjoy yourself and leave the boat handling and navigating to us. 
  • Skipper a boat you charter for a special occasion or sightseeing.
  • Serve as full- or part-time captain of a private yacht.
  • Serve as the captain of a commercial tour boat, towboat, water-taxi, or larger vessel.
PLEASE NOTE: CAPCA serves to facilitate a connection between a client seeking a captain and a CAPCA member captain. CAPCA assumes no responsibility for the outcome of the transactions between them. Each party must exercise due diligence to determine the specific nature of the assignment, the fee(s) charged, the issue of liability, and any other applicable concerns. If you have any questions about the CAPCA Hire a Captain program or the job board, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.