Set Sail in the Florida Keys aboard the s/v Viewfinder!
We specialize in liveaboard adventures From Overnights and Weekends to Week long voyages.
Enjoy the Keys in true island style without the crowds.
Sail, Snorkel, Paddle board and enjoy magnificent sunsets from the comfort of your own private boat.
At 50 feet overall, viewfinder is considerably larger than most other boats in the 40-45 foot range.
She boasts 6'7" headroom below decks to alleviate that cramped feeling. Her large Salon has plenty of seating for your comfort. Doubling as a third cabin, the salon hosts a pilot berth to starboard as well her settee's serve as two standard berths as well.
She has a full galley and 2 main cabins. Her forward has a berth for 2 and its own full head. Aft is the master with a full berth for two and a head with separate shower.
Viewfinders top decks are roomy as a result of her almost 15 foot beam. It's center cockpit design offers a huge seating arrangement complete with a table for lunch in the shade of the canopy... or cocktails under the stars!
At 16 Tons she moves with intent through the Sea. Equipped with a full compliment of navigation and emergency equipment She will guide you safely to your desired ports of call. Under 1100 square feet of sail you'll enjoy a unique perspective on the planet while watching the world fade on the horizon.
The Viewfinder US653399 is federally documented for coastwise operation, fully insured & proudly owner operated in the Florida Keys! Since 1997
Come and getaway for a week or a day
Both Viewfinder & her Skipper have been contracted to provide High Adventure Sailing experiences for the Boy Scouts of America, JROTC cadets, Venture & Explorer crews, AmeriCorps groups, & various educational organizations.
Crews from around the country have broadened their horizons on board since 1997.
Experience the arts of sailing, fishing, snorkeling, navigation & life at Sea.
Let the Viewfinder and her crew provision an experience of a lifetime!
Serving Private & Commercial Vessels since 1995, her Captain holds a 100 Ton Masters License.
As a Marine Tradesman, Registered Boatbuilder & Member of the American Boat & Yacht Counsel,
His Handcrafted Sail & Rowing Craft have earned merit at various wooden boat shows & festivals.
Two of which can be found in Woodenboat Magazine’s registry of wooden boats.
Built on childhood desires, his career has carried him in excess of 100,000 nautical miles at Sea.
Captain Pete’s passions for the Sea & Ships are sure to provide a memorable experience while aboard.
Member since November 2015
I have professionally served private yachts & commercial vessels in excess of 115 feet since 1995.
As a Marine Tradesman, Boatbuilder, ABYC member and owner of Big Pond Boatworks, my handcrafted sail & rowing craft have earned merit at various wooden boat shows & festivals. Two of which can be found in Woodenboat Magazine’s registry of wooden boats.
Built on childhood desires, my career has carried me in excess of 120,000 nautical miles at Sea while serving as Master aboard private yachts, operating my charter vessels and delivering client up and down the entire Eastern Seaboard.
Aside form logging over 120,000 nautical miles at Sea, my maritime credentials include:
USCG Licensed 100 Ton Master / Endorsed issued 1996
Member of the American Boat & Yacht Counsel
Registered Boatbuilder with the USCG (MIC / BPD)
Federal TWIC card holder
Youth Protection Training Certification
PADI Medic First Aid / CPR
Member DOT Consortium
Fully insured Shipwright
Usually this boat operates around Key Largo, FL.
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