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Captain Doug

Captain Doug

Captain Doug has been boating since the age of 14, the first boat was a Sears 14ft semi-V powered by a 1/ 2 horsepower outboard. From there the boats continued to increase in size. in 2002 completed a US Coast Guard Class by World Wide Marine to earn his OUPV, and vessel assist USCG License and the following year upgraded to a 25 Ton grade Master. Currently holds a 100 Ton Master. Doug does charter work driving personal boats to water taxi, Celebration, The Lake Hopper and Playing Hooky as well as providing boating lessons for Freedom Boat Club Members and is certified instructor by the National Safe Boating Council.

Contact 573-216-8141

Captain Bob

Captain Bob

Captain Bob has taken many boating education courses including those offered by the Coast Guard, several states required courses, and in 2013 Bob took the eight-day class from World Wide Marine Training to earn his OUPV USCG License. Bob’s summers have been filled with charters, both rental boats and personal boats from 20ft Pontoons to many hours in training aboard the Celebration vessels. he also took the Master Upgrade course in late 2015 and now hold a 50 Ton Master. As well as providing boating lessons for Freedom Boat ClubMembes and is a certified instructor by the National Safe Boating Council.

Contact 660-492-2720

Captain Glen

Captain Glen

Captain Glen In 2004, he and his wife bought their first boat in Iowa after a summer vacation to Lake of the Ozarks the year before. They retired from Iowa careers in 2018 and moved down shortly thereafter. In 2020, Glen completed the US Coast Guard’s Captain class, obtaining his OUPV Mariner’s Credentials. He has since captained for private charters, and is a Freedom Boat Club member trainer, and is a certified instrustor by the National Safe Boating Council. He is serving on larger ships at Lake of the Ozarks, including the Celebration’s Hopper water taxi, as well as the Tropic Island and Celebration cruise ships. Glen is presently pursuing his 100-Ton Masters license.

Contact 573-410-6388

Captain Bob

Captain Bob

Captain Bob first came to Lake of the Ozarks in 1993 from California. He has been operating boats for over 40 years. He holds a USCG issued 100-ton Master License. He has captained Private Charters in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Missouri. Captain Bob is a Freedom Boat Club Member Instructor, and is a Certified Instructor by the National Safe Boating Council. He has captained Commercial vessels on Lake of the Ozarks, including the Hopper Water Taxi, Tropic Island and Celebration Cruise Yachts. He has operated Towing Vessels for Tow Boat US, towing at Lake of the Ozarks as well as towing in and around Fort Myers, Florida. Over the years he has been a Flight Captain, operating Parasailing Vessels at Lake of the Ozarks, for Top Gun and Paradise Parasail, including South Beach, Ranalli and Paradise Parasail in Florida.

Contact 573-280-1460

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