Who we are and how to contact us.
Capt. William Smith, Owner/Operator
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mail to: Capt. Smitty
888-RIPTIDE (888-747-8433) (toll free)
The "Riptide" is owned and operated by Capt. William Smith. "Capt. Smitty" has worked on party boats in the Bay Area for over twenty five years, has been a licensed captain for twenty years, and has been involved in Half Moon Bay fishing for the past ninteen years. Much of his time in Half Moon Bay has been with Capt. Johns "Blue Horizon," as well as other boats, including the three "cat boats" the Huli Cat, Top Cat, and Pogie Cat.
Capt. Smittys Riptide Sportfishing specializes in providing personalized attention to individuals and small groups. His enthusiasm for fishing makes your trip memorable. The F/V Riptide is a 40 fiberglass hull, equipped with turbo diesel, state-of-the art electronics, and is licensed and inspected by the United States Coast Guard. Seasoned fishermen in the Bay Area will know the vessel as the New Mary S. Riptide is located on "H" dock at Pillar Pt. Harbor in El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), California.
Professional affiliations: Member in good standing with the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, Diver's Alert Network, and Drug Testing Consultants Inc.
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