Captain Dave Tripp

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Captain Dave Tripp
Coast Guard License # 0036609

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Captain Dave Tripp
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I have been involved in Pacific North West boating for approximately 30 years. With many travels up and down the inside passage and trips exploring the San Juan Islands, I have been fortunate to see much of  this areas diverse and challenging  scenery. We are fortunate to live, work, and play in some of the grandest coastal conditions there are. I have pleasure fished the waters of the N.W., commercial fished South East Alaska for several years, and have boat camped up and down Desolation Sound. I am constantly pursuing the joy of Island cruising.  I currently hold a 50 Ton Masters license with a 100 mile near coastal credential. I belong to a national random drug testing program and am a non smoker. CPR and First Aid certified.

Owner/operator of Salmon Dr. Charters – 6 pole license for charter fishing in Washington State waters. 26’ Campion Explorer.
Deck boss for commercial fishing operation in SE Alaska. 58′ limited seiner.
Operator/1st mate for classic wooden 42′ tugboat “TEAL”.
Graduate US Maritime Academy.
Member – National association of charter boat operators.*Current Trips*April 2010 – Captained a 28′ Cape Dory from Puget Sound to Newport, Oregon. Arrived in Newport within 20 minutes of projected arrival.May 2010 – Delivered an 80′ Ocean Alexander from Cabo, Mexico to Newport Beach, California.I have owned my own construction/remodel company now for 15 years and almost solely do repeat customer jobs. I feel the most important skill I have gathered is the experience of customer service in interpreting your clients needs to deliver the best product possible.

Whether I am hired for a shake down cruise, delivery, or charter outing I strive to show my clients that top shelf service still exists.

Captain Dave Tripp
Phone (206) 948-4411