Boating Lessons with Richard WaiteYachts4Fun CAPTAINS

Our captains have two things in common — they are highly experienced, and they hold certifications across a wide variety of boat and boating-related proficiencies. Plus, they understand boating is supposed to be fun, and they exude that with every lesson we do! 

Just “throw us a line” at ☎ Yacts 4 Fun Phone Number 310-822-1037 and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

Boating Lessons with Richard Waite

Captain Richard Waite: USCG Master

Captain Richard has over 30 years experience and 2,000 hours of “On-the-Water” as a powerboat instructor on twin-engine motor yachts. He is the President of Yachts4Fun and manages the powerboat courses and USCG Licensed Captains for on-the-water instruction and captain’s services. Richard is a certified powerboat instructor for both ASA’s Recreational Powerboat and  US Powerboating.

Boating Lessons with Richard Waite

Captain Joel Eve

Captain Joel Eve: USCG Master

Captain Joel started boating in 1968 and taught sailing classes for the Department of Recreation and Parks for the City of Los Angeles and sailing classes for U.C.L. A. He received his Coast Guard license in 1976 and is a certified powerboat instructor with U.S. Powerboating and National Safe Boating Council. Joel is very familiar with both motor and sailing vessels of all sizes. “I get great satisfaction in coaching beginning students to achieve their goal of learning a new sport”.

Boating Lessons with Richard Waite

Captain Jeff Gunn

Captain Jeff Gunn: USCG Master 

Captain Jeff has been involved in maritime safety over 40 years and retired from a rewarding career in the US Coast Guard. He has instructed courses for the California Department of Boating and Waterways and taught Basic Boating for Law Enforcement. Jeff is an active member of the National Safe Boating Council as a master instructor trainer and is dedicated to the safety and education of both recreational boaters and professional mariners. 

Boating Lessons with Richard Waite

Licensed Captains for Hire

The Captains on this page are named operators on our vessels marine insurance and available to provide instruction and/or captain services on vessels in the charter fleet. Captained charters are limited to 6 passengers. 

Boating Lessons with Richard Waite
Just “throw us a line” at ☎ Yacts 4 Fun Phone Number 310-822-1037 and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!