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About Naples Boat Charters
NAPLES BOAT CHARTERS is a sightseeing charter business, licensed to carry from one (1) to six (6) passengers (6 maximum). The company began in January 2011 and is owned & operated by Captain Jim Albert, a U.S. Merchant Marine Officer and U.S. Navy submarine veteran. Capt. Jim currently holds a 100-ton USCG Master Captain's license and operates the "Maritime Lady" (a 2018 - 24' Key West) that is docked at The Bayfront Inn Marina located at 1221 Fifth Ave., So. in Naples, FL. The company offers hourly "private-only" 2 & 3-hour narrated/sightseeing charters, 90-minute sunset cruises and 4 to 5-hour lunch trips to Marco Island. Hourly tours go through prestigious Port Royal to see the mansions, look for wildlife and visit the Gulf of Mexico. Capt. Jim also offers the releasing of loved ones ashes at sea.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my fourth trip with Captain Jim and Naples Boat Charters, and I loved it this time just as much as I did the first time! I had a group of friends in town visiting me, and thought they would like the cruise, the...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Capt. Jack is a true trifecta - experienced captain, educated about the local surroundings, and an ethical businessman. I was in Naples on business and brought my 22-year old daughter. With only one free day to ourselves, we chose a 3-hour ride with Naples Boat...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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captainjimalbert, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

You're review is so kind and, I thank you so much. Just one note of importance for the readers of my reviews. Capt. Jim is the owner and only skipper & employee at Naples Boat Charters. LOL

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Captain Jim was the best. He kept us talking and busy so we didn't think about the sad occasion of scattering our mom's ashes. His follow-up was great as we tried to set this up over a period of 6 months, and he always replied...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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captainjimalbert, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

The letting go of a loved one is never easy. However, when that person wishes to rest eternally in the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico, I feel it's a privilege to be a part of it and, to be able to accommodate the...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Great weather, good conversation, Captain Jim made our 2 hour tour of Naples Harbor and sightseeing of gorgeous mansions going out to the gulf. Our friends and I had a lovely time

Date of experience: March 2019
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captjima, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

Thank you so much for the kind words.

Reviewed March 12, 2019

Captain Jim brought to the release of my Father's ashes all the respect and efficiency of his Navy training to sail us smoothly out to the Gulf. Gracious and thoughtful, he was cheerful when we were upbeat, and honored the solemnity of the occasion once...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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captjima, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Thank you, Susie, for the kind words.

Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I, along with another couple, went out with Capt Jim Albert yesterday and had a wonderful tour of the Gordon River and Port Royal area. Capt Jim is excellent! He is easy going, quite humerous and had an extensive knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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captainjimalbert, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2019

Thank you, Mark. So glad you enjoyed the charter.

Reviewed March 1, 2019

My friend and I had a phenomenal time on the water with Captain Jim. The boat was impeccable and Captain Jim was so much fun with his yacht rock music and stocked cooler. Can't wait to go out again on the Maritime Lady next time...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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captainjimalbert, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

So glad you enjoyed the charter. Hope you come back again soon. More yacht rock where that came from. LOL

Reviewed February 27, 2019

My friend and I at the last minute decided to spend a couple of hours on our last day to go boating. Captain Jim just happened to have availability that day and based on his high ratings we were crazy not to go. Our experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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captjima, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

He Best! Really? Well, maybe. LOL. Thank you.

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Captain Jim is great. We had a wonderful 3 hours touring the intercostal in Naples. It was a beautiful day, and Capt Jim tailored the time to what we wanted. He is fun, plays great music and takes great care of his guests. Thanks Captain!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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captjima, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

You’re most welcome. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Captain Jim was the perfect guide to these beautiful waterways. He's knowledgable, experienced, and a ton of fun! We had a wonderful time on a perfect day. Highly, highly recommend!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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captjima, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

So glad the day was enjoyable. Thanks for the kind words.

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May 11, 2018|
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Response from captjima | Property representative |
According to my website, you’ll see my lunch charters to Marco Island are a minimum of four hours because it takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to the marina and the same on the return. The amount of time you’d spend... More
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Hi Gordon, A booking can be done over the Internet with a detailed confirmation email to follow. Go to my website and complete the Contact Form. Capt Jim
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