Captain Tony

Captain Tony

Captain Tony is a USCG licensed captain with over 35 years of sailing experience. Owner of many sailboats during his lifetime he has over 8,000 miles of sailing experience. Originally from Michigan, he cut his sailing teeth on the Great Lakes. After moving to North Carolina 25 years ago he has plied the North Carolina waters and beyond. This includes sailing Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and a trans-Atlantic crossing.

Before Captain Tony made the transition to full time sailor, he earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Michigan State. In addition to Captain Tony’s passion for sailing, he also has a love of wine. So much so he decided to open and manage a wine shop and share this penchant and educate patrons on the many nuances of wine.

Working Together

We take pride in providing our guests with the highest customer service in the industry.

Your charter team will consist of one captain and one crew member. Captain will not only operate the vessel but also entertain and make sure you are safe at all times.

The crewmember helps with docking, sail handling, serves food, beverages, and caters to your every need.

Your team works extremely hard to make sure your experience is one that you will remember for a lifetime.

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realists adjusts the sails.

-William Arthur Ward-




Crystal Coast Sailing Excursions
c/o Captain Tony
Homer Smith Marina
101 Cedar Street
Beaufort, NC 28516