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Conquering Fears While Serving Beers: My First Captain Gig!
After five years of working in the industry and two years of holding my captain’s license, last summer I took the next step and landed my first gig as charter captain. Making the transition from crew to captain can be intimidating and to add to the pressure I hired my boyfriend (who’d never worked on a boat) as my crew!
While it ended up being one of the best summers of my life, I wanted to take a minute to acknowledge that it wasn’t always easy. Here are some of the phases that I went through as a brand new boat captain…