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CHESAPEAKE AREA PROFESSIONAL CAPTAINS ASSOCIATION

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Looking for a good boating-related app? Or have one that you'd like to share? Go to MOBILE APPS in the RESOURCES list on the left of any CAPCA webpage.
OUR NEXT MEETING is Monday night, June 25th. Guest speaker: Capt. Iver Franzen—"Lessons Learned from 35 Years as a Small Passenger Vessel Captain."

RESOURCES

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Looking for information about a maritime-related subject? Click on the links below to explore our collection of Internet resources. You don't have to be a member to take advantage of this service. If you know of other sites that you'd like us to add to the list, please send the URL (website address) to communication@capca.net. Please note that CAPCA is not responsible for content on external websites.

Here's our list so far:

CAPCA TWEETS

CHESAPEAKE BAY

FAVORITE LINKS A TO Z

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

          EPA

          DHS

          MD DNR

INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS

LICENSING, MMC, LEGAL

MISCELLANEOUS

MOBILE APPS

NAVIGATION

NAVIGATION RULES

NOAA

ORGANIZATIONS

USCG GENERAL LINKS

        Recall Notices

        Safety Alerts/Advisories (MSAs)

        Safety Bulletins (MSSBs)

        Small Passenger Vessels

VENDORS and SERVICES

WEATHER and TIDES


 

 

Need to hire a captain or a crewmember?     
                           
Looking for a Coast Guard-licensed captain to serve as an operator or a crewmember for your vessel?

We have 300 of them, and they're ready to serve you.

What's more, we offer you one-stop shopping in choosing a captain. Thanks to our special job board, you can reach all 300 of our members with one posting.

      •  HOW OUR JOB BOARD WORKS

      •  HIRE A CAPTAIN FORM

Among the many kinds of jobs our members can do: 

   
•  A delivery captain to help take your boat from one port to another. Need your vessel moved from Maine to Florida? From
Annapolis to the Bahamas? One of our experienced captains can assemble a competent crew, make provisions for the voyage, and pilot your vessel there and back on schedule and for a fair fee.

       A captain to skipper your recreational boat for a day-on-the-water with your family or friends to help celebrate a special occasion? Enjoy yourself and your company and leave the boathandling and the navigating to us. 

       A yacht captain to serve as skipper of a private yacht? If you're looking for a full- or part-time skipper, there's a good chance that one of our members will fit the bill. You'll need someone who "knows the ropes," both as a navigator and pilot and as an administrator and host for your guests. 

     •  A charterboat captain who can take you and your party fishing or sightseeing or skipper a boat for parties or special events? Many of our members specialize in catering to fishing parties, and hold supplemental licenses as natural resources guides. Arrange for your private day-on-the-water with someone who knows boats and knows fishing.

     •  A licensed captain to serve as the operator of a tourboat, towboat, water-taxi, or larger vessel? If you own a maritime company that operates these or other small- and medium-sized commercial vessels, you can hire one of our captains with confidence. Many have worked as commercial skippers for years. 

     •  An instructor who can mentor you and your family on boathandling, rules of the road, and other skills you need to enjoy your time on the water safely? Need to polish your skills on docking, maneuvering, navigating, or operating your on-board equipment? Hire one of our captains to spend a few hours with you on your own boat. You'll emerge with more knowledge, more skills, and more confidence. It's the best—and most economical—step you can take to improve your own abilities.

PLEASE NOTE: the CAPCA Jobs Program 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  jobs@capca.net 

 

JOIN US!

Not a member yet? 

CLICK HERE AND JOIN US

We offer you

•  JOB OPPORTUNITIES

•  NETWORKING

•  CREW REGISTRY

•  CONTINUING EDUCATION

•  PROFESSIONAL MENTORING

•  DISCOUNTS

•  KNOWLEDGEABLE SPEAKERS

•  FIELD TRIPS AND EVENTS

•  UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION

          ON MARITIME TOPICS

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NEED A SPEAKER
FOR YOUR GROUP?

Yacht club, association or maritime organization?

Ask one of our Coast Guard-licensed captains

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We've set up a new CAPCA speakers bureau, with a group of captains who'll be happy to talk to your group on a wide array of maritime-related topics.

Click on this link for more information and a partial list of topics. Then fill out our form. We'll take it from there. 

CAPCA: Serving our members and the maritime public.

GOT A FAVORITE APP?

We're looking for more boating apps. Can you help?    

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Do you have a favorite boating app that you'd like to share with people who visit the CAPCA website?                                                     

Please CLICK HERE and fill out the form that pops up. We'll look over your suggestion and post it under MOBILE APPS in the RESOURCES column at the left-hand side of this webpage. 

Thank you!

Please note that CAPCA does not endorse or recommend the apps in this listing. We provide it for your information so you can decide if the app is right for your use.

 

MEET ONE OF OUR CAPTAINS

CHAMBLISS

CAPTAIN PETE CHAMBLISS is typical of many of our members. He spent 37 years as a state government employee before switching careers and becoming a full-time captain. He earned his Coast Guard captain's license (a 50-ton master for inland waters) and now operates water-taxis for Watermark. He also serves voluntarily as director of CAPCA's continuing education program.

"I've held my Coast Guard captain's license for 25 years, but I never really used it until eight years ago," Pete says. "I joined CAPCA for the educational programs that it runs and for the opportunity to network with—and learn from—other captains." See Pete on the water in Annapolis or come meet him and other captains at one of our monthly meetings. CAPCA meetings are public and you're welcome to attend. See CALENDAR / SPEAKERS on this website.

Got a Coast Guard captain's license? Join CAPCA today and take advantage of the many benefits that our members receive.

NEED A CAPTAIN?

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BOAT-SHOW BUYERS, DEALERS, BROKERS, BOATOWNERS

Need a delivery captain?

We have 300 Coast Guard-licensed captains and a FREE online job-posting service.

Read HOW OUR JOB BOARD WORKS, and fill out the hiring form to place your ad. We'll notify our members immediately.  

CAPCA Resources

FOR YOUR INFORMATION...

Looking for information about a maritime-related subject? Click on the links below to explore our collection of Internet resources. You don't have to be a member to take advantage of this service. If you know of other sites that you'd like us to add to the list, please send the URL (website address) to communication@capca.net. Please note that CAPCA is not responsible for content on external websites.

Here's our list so far:

CAPCA TWEETS

CHESAPEAKE BAY

FAVORITE LINKS A TO Z

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

          EPA

          DHS

          MD DNR

INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS

LICENSING, MMC, LEGAL

MISCELLANEOUS

MOBILE APPS

NAVIGATION

NAVIGATION RULES

NOAA

ORGANIZATIONS

USCG GENERAL LINKS

        Recall Notices

        Safety Advisories

        Safety/Security Bulletins

        Small Passenger Vessels

VENDORS and SERVICES

WEATHER and TIDES