Meet our Captains

Captain PatCaptain Pat

Pat has lived and worked in Maine for over 30 years and has been a captain at Portland Discovery for over 6 years. He’s passionate about boats and history and loves talking to people and showing them around Portland’s harbor and islands. When he’s not working at Portland Discovery, he’s a full time police officer. His time off is spent fishing, flying, sailing and playing the guitar.


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Originally from Connecticut, Mike has 18 plus years of experience working on several different vessels. He started his career at age 15 abroad traditional schooners, traveled the world as a mate aboard cargo ships, and spent the last 10 years working inn the Northeast as a Tugboat Captain and Mate. Mike graduated from Maine Maritime Academy before relocating to Portland in 1998. He always dreamed of working on Casco Bay and working with us was a way to make that happen. Mike is the Captain of our tour boats, The Islander and The Bay View Lady. On his free time, he enjoys sailing, surfing, bicycling and spending time with his wife and 3 cats.

Covid-19 Message To Our Customers

Dear Valued Customers,

The challenges of providing a safe experience for our customers, staff, families and our community due to Covid-19 have caused us to make the very difficult decision to not operate our tours for the 2020 season. All customers who had previously booked tours or charters with us for the 2020 season will receive a full refund.

We will be back in 2021 to warmly welcome you aboard our tours. See you next year!