Center for Marine Science

Vessel Operations : Small Boats 

Charter Rates  |  Contacts  |  Schedule  |  Specs


 

Charter Rates

Rates reviewed annually. Rates are subject to change without notice.
Jon Boats: $10.00 and six gallons of fuel is included.
Fiberglass Boats: $15.00 plus the boat operator pays for the fuel used.
CMS Licensed Captain Fee: $100.00. Applies to researchers not affiliated with UNCW or UNCW researchers that have not completed the boat operator certification process.

Contacts

To reserve a boat or for information on the boat operator certification process, please contact:

Steve Hall
Research Vessel Captain
5600 Marvin K Moss Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409
halls@uncw.edu
910.962.2558 

Boat Operator Certification Process

Applicant must submit the following:

Once the paperwork has been completed, the applicant will demonstrate skills like trailering a boat, launching and recovering a boat and on water safety procedures. The applicant should have sufficient experience to demonstrate these skills with limited input from the CMS staff conducting the interview. 

Schedule 

 
 

Specs

small boats specs table

 

Boat Name

Boat Type

Length

HP

Fuel Capacity

 seaweed small boat

Sea Weed

Jon Boat

17'

30

6 gal.

 seaside sparrow small boat

Seaside Sparrow

Jon Boat

17'

30

6 gal.

 bluefin small boat

Bluefin

Skiff

19'

60

18 gal.

 mako.smallboats.jpg

Mako

Skiff

19'

90

18 gal.

 jaguarshark small boat

Jaguar Shark

Skiff

19'

115

28 gal.

 pompano small boat

Pompano

Skiff

22'

115

28 gal.

 brittlestar small boat

Brittlestar

V-hull
Center Console

20'

150

80 gal.

 seagrass ranger small boat

Sea Grass Ranger

V-hull
Center Console

20'

150

80 gal.

 tomtate small boat

Tomtate

V-hull Cabin

25'

225

120 gal.