Captain Brian

Master 50 Gross Ton – Near Coastal USCG Captain, FCC Radio Operator License, Auxiliary Tow Certification, APCA Drug Consortium Program Membership, CPR & First Aid Certified

Serving Florida's Gulf Coast, Atlantic Coast, and the Keys

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Brian Schneider


Growing up in Tampa Bay, Brian has over 30 years of boating experience on vessels ranging from flats boats to ocean going cruisers. He has run in waters from Crystal River to Naples on the Gulf coast and from Ft Lauderdale to Key West on the Atlantic coast. He has earned his 50 Ton Masters Near Coastal Captains License from the USCG, including an FCC Radio Operators License and Auxiliary Tow Certification. Brian began to professionally engage the maritime industry in 2004 when he was owner and operator of a ski and wakeboard school in the Tampa Bay area. He has managed teams of 80+ in his career and can effectively manage a crew aboard ship. Brian has accumulated over 1,500 hours of sea time.



Captain Brian is capable of updating rigging on the deck, adding radar or VHF radios, and installing fishing outriggers. He has the ability to repair nearly all aspects of a vessel.


Over the years Captain Brian has perfected methods in maintaining a vessel. He has the knowledge to do fluid changes, change props, perform engine services, wax a detail the hull and refresh upholstery.

Safety and Fun

Having fun on the water is only part of the journey. Brian has an incident free lifetime on the water and prides himself in making sure everyone aboard his vessel is informed on how to cruise and fish safely.

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Captain For Hire

Captain Brian will pilot any seaworthy vessel up to 50 gross tons. You can hire him for short pleasure cruises or longer multi-day voyages. You can also hire Brian for training lessons on how to use your new vessel, how to fish, or to perform maintenance. He's an excellent chef as well.

Fishing Charter Fees

Cruise Only Fees

Other Fees

Payment Methods Accepted

Cash, Credit, Check

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Captain Brian's Education

Sea School - Master 50 Gross Ton | International Academy of Design & Technology - Interactive Multimedia | University of South Florida - Civil Engineering | Hillsborough Community College - Associate of Science

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No voyage is too short or long. Life's always better on the water...

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A Message From Captain Brian

Thank you for visiting my website. I hope you enjoy your time on the water and I will make sure every possible accommodation is available on your voyage. Please make sure to send me all special requests before we depart so I can try to make sure your needs are met.


Captain Brian
5205 Levana St
Palmetto, FL 34221

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