Thank you for a great season! See you next summer!

Meet Your Captain

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a Maine lobsterman? Captain Stan of F/V Summer Wind will take you on a journey through the daily tasks of a Maine coast lobsterman. The key to being a successful lobsterman is to submerse your mind, body and soul into the profession. Captain Stan is a United States Coast Guard Licensed Merchant Mariner as well as a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Maine Lobstermen’s Association, and the Belfast Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as Islesboro’s Harbormaster.

Rest assured, you can feel safe aboard Summer Wind while Captain Stan has the helm. A strong believer of enjoyment at sea but also swears by the importance of safety. Summer Wind complies with all US Coast Guard regulations and is equipped with appropriate safety equipment for himself and those aboard. Enjoy the experience and breathe in the salty ocean air aboard Summer Wind while Captain Stan immerses you into the life of a Maine lobsterman.

Summer Wind is also available for private charter for $100 per hour for up to six passengers. Please call for details.

Captain Stan Makala and f/v Summer Wind