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Meet Our Key West Boat Captains

Fury Key West Captain JBCaptain JB

Trips: Double Dip Snorkel Trip, Double Dip Snorkel Sunset Combo,

Originally from Tampa Bay, Captain JB visited a friend in Key West in 2001 and never left. He has been with Fury since 2004 and is Fury’s Catamaran Operations Manager. When he’s not in the office, you will find him on the Reef Express running his favorite trip, the Double Dip 2-Stop Reef Snorkel.

Captain JB’s mates like to joke that he has the Peter Pan syndrome – no matter what, he never ages and has somehow kept the the Fountain of Youth a secret! On his days off, he enjoys spending time with his son Landon, teaching him and showing him the ways of the water.


 

Fury Key West Captain ScottyCaptain Scotty

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Scotty ended up in Key West in 2003 when an attempted sail to Cuba was cut short after the rudder of his boat broke somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Scotty has been in Key West and at Fury ever since and worked his way up from mate to parasail captain. Originally from Mount Vernon, Indiana, Scotty loves his life on the water in Key West and is a true outdoorsman who loves spearfishing and pulling his own crab traps in his spare time.


 

Key West Boat Captain BrianCaptain Brian

Trips: Glass Bottom Boat, Glass Bottom Boat & Sunset Cruise,

Originally from Illinois, Brian has lived in Florida longer than anywhere else. He moved from the Tampa/Saint Petersburg-area to Key West in 1994. Shortly thereafter, he began driving the Pride of Key West, Fury’s glass bottom boat. In his time on the water, Brian has seen some amazing things including a whale shark, a sunfish, a dolphin rescuing another dolphin, and nurse sharks swarming around a lobster trap searching for lunch. He enjoys coming to work and being surrounded by all the great people in Key West every day. Brian has also worked on a ferryboat out to the Dry Tortugas. He is an avid surfer and knows some great spots in Key West when the conditions are just right. He lived on his own sail boat at the anchorage and various marinas for over two years, but is happy with his new philosophy: work on the water, live on land.


 

Fury Boat Captain SteveCaptain Steve

Trips: Double Dip Snorkel Trip, Reef & Ritas Snorkeling Trip, Rum & Reggae Snorkel Sunset Combo,

Originally from Potomac, Maryland, Steve went to school at ECU in North Carolina, and in 1993 he moved to Key West. He’s been working on the water ever since and has enjoyed a long career as a catamaran captain. Fury was thrilled to welcome him to our team in 2007. The proud father of two boys, Noah and Henry, Steve enjoys the laid back lifestyle Key West affords him.


 

Fury Key West Captain Too Tall TonyToo Tall Tony

Tony AKA Too Tall Tony is originally from Posey, Indiana and has been with Fury since 2010. If you see Tony at the docks, you will understand how he got his nickname. He started working at Fury as a deckhand and has worked his way up to the Engineering Department. Tony, alongside Phillippe, are a huge spoke in the wheel here at Fury making sure our boats run daily. When enjoying a day off, Tony likes birding – watching and observing wildlife in their natural habitat.


 

Fury Boat Captain HansCaptain Hans

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Born in Colorado, Hans has been living in Key West since he was 9 years old. Hans began parasailing at the young age of 14 and hasn’t switched careers yet and doesn’t plan to! He began parasailing with Fury in 2010 and his favorite part about parasailing is giving the guests a nice dip in the water before sending them 300 feet in the air. Hans is an exceptional employee and we are happy to have him here as Fury as he is always lending an extra hand.


 

Captain Ron

Trips: Ultimate Adventure, Commotion On The Ocean Sunset Cruise,

Ron has lived in Key West since 1995 where he’s worked on catamarans in Key West for more than a decade. Prior to joining the Fury team in 2011, he also worked at the exclusive Little Palm Island where he entertained such celebrities as Christian Slater, Lance Bass, and Ian Somerhalder aboard snorkeling adventures. A native South Floridian, Ron grew up in the Fort Lauderdale area. Ron says the best part of working for Fury is meeting new passengers every day and sharing the water with them. In his free time, he enjoys boating fishing and lobstering. Ron’s also up for a new adventure – his last adventure was sailing to Cuba on a 16 ft. Hobie Cat in 12 foot seas!


 

Fury Key West Captain BillCaptain Bill

Trips: Ultimate Adventure, Commotion On The Ocean Sunset Cruise, Island Adventure Eco Tour,

Captain Bill has been a Key West resident for nearly 20 years. Originally hailing from New England, Captain Bill decided to leave the snow behind and make his favorite vacation destination his permanent home. He has since been with Fury since 2005. Amongst being a Fury Captain, Bill is also one of the founders of the Key West Rugby Club, a massage therapist and a former bar owner. His favorite trip is the Island Adventure because he loves introducing people to the  the secluded Florida Keys Back Country and its fragile mangrove eco system. When not on the rugby pitch, his favorite activity in the Keys is paddleboarding.


 

Fury Key West Captain HillCaptain Hill

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Captain Hill is from Bird Dog Capital of the world aka Waynesboro, Georgia, and has been with Fury since 2011! His favorite trip to run is the Ultimate Adventure, specifically the parasailing portion of the trip, because it is fast paced and he gets to meet people from all over the world who have planned for months, sometimes years to spend the day out on the water with the Fury! When he isn’t working, Captain Hill is spending time with his family and daughter.


 

Key West Captain CarrieCaptain Carrie

Trips: Glass Bottom Boat, Glass Bottom Boat & Sunset Cruise,

Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Captain Carrie began working with Fury in 2012. Captain Carrie has always been dedicated to the Glass Bottom Boat, Pride of Key West. On her days off, she enjoys staying indoors and taking lots of naps!


 

Captain Jay

Trips: Ultimate Adventure, Commotion On The Ocean Sunset Cruise, Island Adventure Eco Tour,

Captain Jay is originally from a small town in Pennsylvania called Cherry Tree. He moved to Erie, PA where he started college for computer science but switched majors to business.  He owned his first business at age 21 which was a successful large sports bar and restaurant named The Galley. After selling the bar he opened a parasailing and jet ski company on Lake Erie.  He also met the women of his dreams in Erie and they have been together for 25 years.  He has 4 step children, all grown adults now, who he is very proud of. After all the kids left home it was time to moved as far south as possible from Erie to avoid ever having to shovel snow again!  He’s been in Key West now for about 13 years and has no intention of ever moving back North. The best part of his job is getting to meet people from all over the world and having the opportunity of a life time operating the Fury boats.  On his days off he gets to take his own boat out on the water and live the dream!


 

Key West Boat Captain LisaCaptain Lisa

Trips: Dolphin Watch Eco Tour, Dolphin Watch Sunset Cruise Combo,

Lisa was captain of a dolphin watching boat for six years before joining the Fury crew in 2011. She prides herself in responsible viewing of dolphins so that they will continue to flourish in Key West when her son grows up. Originally from Texas, she worked on boats in Alaska and Mexico, and six years in the Virgin Islands before moving to Key West in 2005. She loves watching people’s spirited reactions to spotting dolphins in the wild and the excitement of first-time snorkelers aboard Fury’s catamarans. When she’s not driving boats, Lisa is spending time with her two beautiful children.


 

Fury Key West Captain ChrisCaptain Chris

Trips: Double Dip Snorkel Trip, Snorkeling Tours, Key West Parasailing,

Captain Chris was born and raised on the island of Key West and is what we refer to as a “Conch”. He has been with Fury since 2014 and works on both Parasail boats as well as our Catamarans. Chris enjoys meeting our guests from all over the world and showing them a great time on the water. When he’s not driving boats, you can find Chris cruising around on his motorcycle.


 

Fury Key West Captain TonyCaptain Tony

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Tony is an arm wrestling champion who hails from Gloucester Massachusetts. Tony has been with Fury since 2013 and is a Captain within the parasail division. He loves parasailing Fury’s incredible customers. When he’s not on the water, Tony enjoys island time and BBQ’s at Scotty’s!


 

Fury Key West Captain RyanCaptain Ryan

Trips: Key West Jet Ski Tours, Key West Boat Rentals,

From Anniston, Alabama, Captain Ryan moved to Key West in 2010. Prior to joining Fury, he served in the Army for 3 years and was a local Police Officer in Key West. He has been a part of the Fury family since 2014 originally working as a Jet Ski Tour Guide and is now the Jet Ski & Boat Rental Operations Manager.

Ryan took some time off with Fury in 2017 to live in Saint John Virgin Islands for 6 months with his girlfriend Anna, who is a mate on our Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Tours. Unfortunately, Hurricane Irma made it impossible for them to go back and they decided to make Key West home again. Fury welcomed them back with open arms and we are beyond happy to have them back on our team.

 


 

Fury Key West Captain GiuseppeCaptain Giuseppe

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Giuseppe has been a Parasail Captain with Fury since 2014. He is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and loves spending his free time working on motorcycle and classic cars. Giuseppe also spends time with his two dogs Roger & Chuter.


 

Key West Boat Captain GabeCaptain Gabe

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Originally from New York City, Gabe moved to Key West because he always wanted to live on an island. He’s been working in the water sports industry for 20 years and has been with Fury since 2015. Gabe realized if he took a different path in life, he could be retired by now but he already feels like he’s on vacation every day! His pride and joy is his son, Dylan.


 

Fury Key West Captain MikeCaptain Mike

Trips: Key West Parasailing, Glass Bottom Boat, Glass Bottom Boat & Sunset Cruise,

Captain Mike is originally from Dallas, Texas and has been with Fury since 2016. He has captained boats in Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, and Honduras. He used to run deliveries up and down the East coast and has transited the Panama Canal.  Captain Mike’s favorite part of working for Fury is  meeting people from all over the world. On his days off, you can find him as the lead singer of the Tan Hand Band who plays at local bars on Duval Street. He also enjoys spending time at the sandbar with  his stunningly beautiful family.


 

Fury Key West Captain JimCaptain Jim

Trips: Dolphin Watch Eco Tour, Dolphin Watch Sunset Cruise Combo, Island Adventure Eco Tour,

Originally from Pensacola, Captain Jim moved to Key West in 2013. He started working for Fury in 2016 and his favorite part of working for Fury is sharing discoveries with customers and crew. As a captain, he wants to help his customers have wonderful experience and make great memories. The Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Trip is Captain Jim’s favorite as it gives him the opportunity to make those experiences fun and educational.

 


 

Fury Key West Captain JudeCaptain Jude

Trips: Island Adventure Eco Tour, Ultimate Express, Key West Sunset Cruise,

Originally from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Jude has been in Key West for 12 years and has been with Fury since 2017. His favorite part about working for Fury is having the opportunity to meet all kinds of interesting people from all over the world! Like many of the other Fury folks, on his days off you can find him chilling in the cool air conditioning.


 

Captain Sy

Trips: Ultimate Adventure, Commotion On The Ocean Sunset Cruise, Reef & Ritas Snorkeling Trip, Rum & Reggae Snorkel Sunset Combo, Key West Snorkeling,

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Sy found himself stuck in paradise after an unexpected sailboat malfunction last January. He began working with Fury in 2017 and immediately knew he was going to be in Key West for the foreseeable future. In his previous life, Sy was a corporate man. He loves the idea of his office being on and under the water with the “added bonus of getting to share the amazing environment with everyone who steps foot on our boats.” He doesn’t ever seem to get enough of the ocean and even finds himself enjoying it on the weekends. Whether it’s spearing, crabbing, snorkeling or diving…you can count him in!


 

Fury Key West Captain DanCaptain Dan

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Captain Dan comes to us from a small town called Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Dan is a parasail captain who began working at Fury in 2016. Dan loves coming to work everyday because he gets to work with his family. On his days off, he enjoys paddleboarding with his dogs Houser & Gretaor simply traveling to see his favorite band, Widespread Panic!


 

Fury Key West Captain MonteCaptain Monte

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Captain Monte has been a Parasail captain with Fury since 2016. He has been parasailing for over a decade and thinks more people should try it, parasailing isn’t as scary as it seems! When he’s not flying people in the air, you can find him working on his motorcycle or hanging out with his dogs, Fred & Carl.


 

Fury Key West Captain LeeCaptain Lee

Trips: Key West Parasailing,

Captain Lee comes to us from Charleston, South Carolina. He has been part of the Fury family since 2018. Parasailing since 1999, Captain Lee has parasailed all the major coast lines from California, Gulf Coast and the Caribbean islands. When he’s not flying guests in the air, you can find him scuba diving, taking photography or simply enjoying the island he calls home.


 

Additional Captains

Andy, Anna, Charlie, JP, Morgan, Ryan, Spencer, Stevie, SuzyJo & Wade.


 

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