Captain Tom is a native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire with more than thirty years of experience in local waters as a lobsterman, fisherman, and tour guide. He is a well read, extremely knowledgeable student of Shoals lore and history, as well as being very familiar with the Seacoast’s natural history and wildlife. He enjoys sharing his love and appreciation for these waters and islands with guests!
Captain Pete was born, raised, and still resides in Rye. He has spent his life on the water, growing up sailing the Atlantic seaboard and working on power boats. He has owned and captained Granite State Whale Watch since 2005, and after his mother Sue was ready to retire from Island Cruises in 2017, began operating this as well. He has extensive knowledge of the ocean environment, the Gulf of Maine’s marine life, local nature and history.