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Our 2nd and 3rd generation Capt. Van Schaicks are still hard at work every summer taking visitors out to see the puffins, seals and eagles at the Bird islands.

Captain Vince Van Schaick

Born in 1964, he learned boat maintenance from his father while still in high school. He is a Coast Guard College graduate of 1986. Vince partnered with his father in the tour boat business for years before taking over in 1995. His goal is to give very visitor the best nature boat tour he can. He loves doing tours and it shows in his enthusiasm and energy during the tour. He is also responsible for the maintenance of house/office, cottages and campground facilities, with help from the rest of the staff.