1CAPT. ROBBINS, Ocean City, NJ – 2013 Captain Victor Hartley's "CAPT. ROBBINS" from Ocean City, New Jersey sports a fresh coat of paint and varnish in the spring of 2013. She was built in 1973 by East Bay Boat Works at Harkers Island, NC as Captain Neil Robbins' "CAPT. ROBBINS" from Sea Isle City, NJ. Photo courtesy of Captain Victor Hartley.
2CAPT. ROBBINS, Ocean City, New Jersey – 2013 Ahh! Back in the water at last. Captain Victor Hartley's "CAPT. ROBBINS" from Ocean City, New Jersey after its annual maintenance in the spring of 2013. She was built in 1973 by East Bay Boat Works at Harkers Island, NC as Captain Neil Robbins' "CAPT. ROBBINS" from Sea Isle City, NJ.
3CAPTAIN AL, Point Lookout, NY – 2013 One of Captain Al Lindroth's litany of quotes is… "Wood is good, but steel is real". The "CAPTAIN AL" is seen here getting ready to go back in the water in April 2013 after her annual spring maintenance at Shellfish Marine in West Sayville, NY.
4MARINER, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 2013 Captain Dannie Schade's "MARINER" gets hauled out for the winter in November of 2013 at Atlantic Highlands Harbor. The "MARINER" was built in1978 by Alvin Shibley of Deltaville, VA for Captain Joseph Bucolo who sailed her from Fortescue, NJ. She was later owned by Robert Layton of that same port before being sold in 2013 to Captain Dannie Shade who relocated her to Atlantic Highlands, NJ. She soon underwent restoration work that returned her to "like-new" condition. Captain Dannie and the "MARINER" specialize in cruises on Raritan Bay and along the Shrewsbury and Navesink Rivers. Photo courtesy of Captain Dannie Schade.
5OSPREY V, Port Jefferson, NY – 2013 The "OSPREY V" of Port Jefferson, New York has a fresh coat of paint at Shellfish Marine in West Sayville, NY and is ready to go back in the water in April 2013. The "OSPREY V" sails from Port Jefferson, NY during the summer season and from Atlantic City, NJ during the fall and winter months.
6SUZIE GIRL, Belmar, NJ – 2013 Captain Jim Hull's "SUZIE GIRL is seen here at her slip in Belmar, New Jersey in the fall of 2013. This sleek party and charter boat was built in 2002 by Yank Marine at Tuckahoe, New Jersey. Sold in December 2018 to NY Waterways, she became the passenger ferry "SUSAN B ANTHONY" from Weehawkin, NJ.
7CAPT. GILLEN, Captree, NY – 2014 Captain Patrick Gillen's "CAPT. GILLEN" from Captree, NY circa 2014. The boat was built in 1988 by Lydia Yachts at Stewart, FL as Captain Tommy Paladino's "ELSIE-K PRINCESS" from Brooklyn, NY. She then sailed as Captain Ed Beneduci's "MARLIN VI PRINCESS" from Montauk, NY before becoming the "CAPT. GILLEN". Photo courtesy of Captain Patrick Gillin.
8CAPT. ROD, Captree, NY – 2014 Captain George Bartenback's "CAPT. ROD"with fresh paint and varnish at Shellfish Marine in West Sayville, NY in the spring of 2014. Built by Gillikin Boat Works at Harkers Island, NC in 1961, the "CAPT ROD" is one of the last Gillikin vessels to keep her fine varnished mahogany. Photo courtesy of Captain George Bartenback.
9LITTLE HAWK, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey – 2014 Captains Joe Occhipinti Sr. and Jr.'s Harkers Island built charter boat "LITTLE HAWK" waits to go back in the water at the Tottenville Marina, Staten Island, NY in April 2014.
10QUEEN MARY, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey – 2014 Captains Dave Riback and John Brackett's "QUEEN MARY" is seen on the blocks at Brielle Marine Basin in February of 2014. While at the boatyard, she was repowered and her GM 8V92 diesels were replaced with a pair of John Deere 6135 diesels. Zoom! She was built in 1979 by Lydia Yachts at Stuart, FL as Captain Bob Pennington's "SEA DEVIL".
11VIKING FREEDOM, Montauk, NY – 2014 The 60 foot sail assisted commercial fishing and research vessel "VIKING FREEDOM" from Montauk, NY seen while trolling for tuna in October 2014. She was designed by Captain Paul G. Forsberg and her construction was completed in 1990 by Duckworth Steel Boats, Inc. at Tarpon Springs, FL.
12VOYAGER, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey – 2014 Captain Jeff Gutman's "VOYAGER" is on the travel lift at Winter's Boatyard, Mantoloking, NJ and ready to go back in the water in April 2014. The "VOYAGER" was sold in January 2015 and relocated to Captree, New York where she is now sailing as Captain Rob Andresen's "CAPTREE PRINCESS".
13CAPT. SPEEDY, Marco Island, FL – 2015 Another year, another "Speedy"! In 2015, Captain Arnold 'Speedy' Hubert added this Gillikin built vessel to his dossier of party boat restorations. The boat was built in 1977 by East Bay Boat Works at Harkers Island, NC as Captain Frank Spiegel's "MISS CHRIS II". Captain Fred Ascoli later purchased her and continued to sail her from Cape May, NJ before selling the boat to Captain Hubert. The boat is presently part of the Marlin Fleet at Montauk, NY and sailing as Captain Jake Nessel's "EBB TIDE II". The photo is courtesy of Eric Schmidt.
14VOYAGER, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ – 2015 The new "VOYAGER" gets a high flying haul-out at Derector Shipyard in Mamaroneck, NY in March 2015. Captain Jeff Gutman purchased the boat in February 2015 and is getting her ready for a busy season of offshore fishing trips. The boat was built in 1975 by Gulf Craft at Patterson, Louisiana and previously sailed as Captains Charles and Ronald Eble's "DORIS MAE IV".
15CAPT. DAVE III, Brooklyn, NY – 2016 The "CAPT. DAVE III" from Sheepshead Bay is seen here in March 2016 on the travel lift at Bay End Marine in the Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn. This steel vessel was built in 1962 by Blount Marine Corp. at Warren, RI as the "PARAMOUNT" from Brielle, NJ. She later became the "JAMAICA II" and sailed under that name for many years before becoming the "CAPT. DAVE III" from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY. The photo is courtesy of Paul Paris.
16JAMAICA II, Brielle, NJ – 2017 The "JAMAICA II" from Brielle, NJ is seen here at anchor during an offshore wreck trip in November of 2017. She was built in 1973 and sailed as Captain John Bunting's "MISS OCEAN CITY" from Ocean City, MD. She later sailed as the "CANAVERAL STAR II" from Port Canaveral, FL before becoming the "JAMAICA II".
17QUEEN MARY, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ – 2017 The "QUEEN MARY" is seen here shortly after her arrival at Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. She was built in 1987 by Gulf Craft Inc. as the "ATLANTIC EXPRESS" from Portsmouth, ME. She later sailed as the "ATLANTIC QUEEN II" from Rye, NH, before being purchased by Captain Dave Riback and joining the Point Pleasant fleet in September of 2017.