Sea Turtle Charters
The R/V Sea Turtle is a 36' BHM downeast
style boat. She is powered by a single 450
horsepower Cummins diesel engine, allowing
a 17-18 knot cruising speed. Built and used
originally for lobstering on the Long Island
sound. Capt. Wade purchased and customized
the boat for wreck and shark cage diving.
The large cockpit area is fitted with a custom
gear donning bench, with adequate room for 6
divers. With the open stern design divers can
make a giant stride or seated entry. A deep fins
on ladder makes exits safer and faster. The
cockpit is also equipped with a fresh water
washdown (for your gear) and saltwater live
well (for your dinner).
The cabin area is clean and dry. The main
cabin has seating for everyone and is equipped
with Xm satellite radio for your enjoyment.
The v-berth (down below) has bunks for 6
people, a stand-up head and small galley area
with microwave and stove top. Ice, coolers and
the bar-b-que are kept on deck. Air
compressor on board and there is a mini
booster available for rebreather bottles and
For your safety, the Sea Turtle has on board:
36 mile 2 radars, 2- VHF's, 2-sonars, 2 GPS, 2
chart plotters, 8-person offshore life raft, class
A EPIRB, cell phone, satellite phone, offshore
first aid kit, all the required USCG safety
equipment (type 1 life jackets, flares,etc...) and
DAN emergency 02 kit.