Captain Paul Foer
Your host, Captain Paul Foer is one of the Chesapeake’s most experienced boat captains and has taken thousands of guests on power and sailboat trips since 1979. Captain Paul is committed to your safety, comfort and enjoyment as he guides you and your guests on your FUNtastic Chesapeake sailing escape. He has received excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and Airbnb and was named a “Wizard of the Chesapeake” by SpinSheet magazine and the Eastport Yacht Club. After taking a six-day course with the National Park Service and Maryland Department of Commerce in 2019, he was named a “Chesapeake Story Teller.”
Captain Paul grew up boating on the Bay and obtained his original US Coast Guard Master’s License while attending Hampshire College. He served as a volunteer Coast Guard Auxiliarist, taught with the Annapolis Sailing School in 1981 and then sailed a 33′ boat from Annapolis to Puerto Rico. In 2019 he sailed a Beneteau 53 from Rhode Island to The British Virgin Islands. He has received advanced training with the Coast Guard Auxiliary, National Outdoor Leadership School, Chesapeake Area Professional Captains Association, US Naval Academy’s Safety at Sea Seminar, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School and Maritime Professional Training of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Captain Paul has operated hundreds of sail and power vessels from Maine to Florida and the Bahamas, the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast.
Captain Paul has also held responsible positions in government and private business including that of a part-owner of a specialty retail chain. In 1990 he obtained his M.A. degree in journalism from The University of Maryland, and wrote a weekly column with The Capital newspaper in Annapolis for and hosted a daily radio program on 1430WNAV. He is devoted to protecting the natural and human heritage of Chesapeake Bay, served as the assistant to the director of the USEPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office and was a writer with the Maryland Sea Grant Program. Hundreds of his articles and columns have appeared in a wide variety of national and local publications and he co-authored an award-winning children’s book “My Annapolis Adventure” and co-wrote “For Fishing, Family and Fun: Seven Decades of Communal Living by the Chesapeake Bay”. He has been a guest speaker/trainer in 20 states and Washington, DC., has performed live stand-up and improv comedy, speaks Spanish and has traveled in Latin America, Europe, The Middle East and the Caribbean.
Travel Or Stay Aboard The Non Sea-Quitter
Captain Paul has been taking guests sailing on the Chesapeake Bay since 1979.
Non Sea-Quitter has been operating for three terrific seasons for tours and overnight stays. Check the links below to learn more each experience:
Chesapeake Bay Region, East Coast, Annapolis, St. Michaels, Kent Island, Baltimore, Oxford, Galesville, Edgewater, Deale, Herring Bay, Severn River, Magothy River, West River, Rhode River, Miles River, Chester River, South River, Choptank River, Tilghman Island, Rock Hall, and many more.
Counties We Serve:
Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Dorchester, Calvert, St. Mary's, Cecil, Hartford, and many more.