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Welcome aboard. This is not your typical boat ride. No crowds, just your family and friends taking in the best of what Naples on the water has to offer. This is about boating your way. Come aboard when you want, go where you want, and stay for as long as you want. Bring your own music, beverages and provisions. A day on NEWPORT_PhotoBoat begins by getting comfortable, sitting back and relaxing. Two oversized and adjustable captains chains accommodate anyone looking for total comfort. Especially seniors who prefer a shaded, padded and secure place to relax. The bow's large, comfortable cushions are perfect for stretching out and can be arranged in a number of ways to ensure comfort. There are easily accessible storage lockers to keep possessions safe and dry. Bring your own beverages and provisions. There are three coolers and plenty of complimentary water, ice and service ware. A sun screen house and chairs are available for long relaxing days at the beach - quiet and private along the Gulf of Mexico or join the party at Keewaydin. Nature lovers will enjoy the intercoastal waterway for great photography and viewing manatees. The Gulf views offer serene green water, blue sky and white sand beaches. Porpoise almost always follow you home. If architecture is your passion, a cruise in and out of the many waterways show off among the finest homes in the country. There ate so many ways to have a great time on Newport_photoboat. No worries, just be happy. And leave the rest to Captain Doug and hostess Marcia. Fun people for a fun time.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
6 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE​ Doug's professional career spans over 35 years of aviation. He was a pilot for Air Florida, Southwest Airlines and United Parcel Service. After 18 years at UPS, Doug retired as a B-747 Management Instructor, FAA Check Captain and UPS International Chief Pilot. Doug is easy going and a fun guy. Always cool and calm under pressure. He has a perfect record of professionalism and safety and is regarded by many photographers as one of the best boat drivers in the business. ​​• Decades of boat handling experience ​​• United States Coast Guard 50 Ton Master License CHASE BOAT EXPERIENCE Inside the ropes of a race course is serious business and only a few are afforded entry. Captain Doug is one of them. • 100% focus on what’s happening on the race course and its surroundings • Tracks racers in tight quarters adjusting to wake, wind and visibility disruptions • Masterfully recognizes, prepares and reacts to multi-directional high speed closure rates of racers while matching boat speeds • Quietly listens and adapts to creative stylings and sensitivities of the photographer • Doug is a true professional, calm, quiet, friendly and attentive, with a perfect safety record he has a 6th sense on the water, a photographer’s eye for composition and experience to get you where you want to go

Features & Details

  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Bluetooth
  • Wheel steering
  • Trailerable
  • Outboard Engine
  • Chart Plotter
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Tow Bar

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

FLEXIBILITY. We take care of you. If you need to cancel. We understand life happens and weather. If you don't want to go, we don't want to go. Full Refund.

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