OUR CREW

Crew

Your charter will be led by either Rob, Chris or Jonathan who will do everything he can to make your trip spectacular, including hands on experience, gently guided learning, wildlife viewing, and even stories of the sea!

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Rob Langford, Owner/Captain: Rob has been a boat owner since the age of 11. Rob and his wife Vickie, together with boys Damon and Braden, spend almost all of their free time aboard ‘Due North’

An experienced mariner with many solo trips to his credit including the circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, Rob has boated the West Coast from Mexico and California to Northern B.C.

There is nothing Rob enjoys more than “simply messing about in boats…” whether that is fishing, prawning, beachcombing, gunkholing or cruising.

When not running charters on ‘Due North’, Rob is a Professional Yacht Broker with Yacht BC Yacht Sales.

Read about Rob’s 2012 trip around Vancouver Island as published in Passage Maker: Click Here

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Chris Rasmussen – Captain Chris began his love of the water at an early age. His varied career includes stints commercial fishing, sailboat racing, working on tugs, Captaining a 100’ yacht and a 68’ Whale watching vessel.

Chris works as an instructor/trainer in the field of marine safety, and his clients include Police, Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, private industry and First Nations.

During one of his Northern trips to the First Nations communities of Gitxaala, Lax Kwa’laams, and Gingolx he was given the name of “NaaGuk”; which translates into his memorable persona as the “Bald One”.

Jonathan Dunn

Captain Jonathan was born in Vancouver and raised in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. He had a boat before a bicycle and has spent most of his life working in various aspects of the marine industry throughout British Columbia, Australia, the Pacific, Atlantic and the Caribbean.

Jonathan holds a commercial 500 ton Near Coastal Master certificate, is a certified scuba instructor and knows the B.C. coast intimately.

Jonathan is also a YachtMaster Offshore Instructor in Power and Sail and has been working in those capacities and as a private yacht Captain for the last seven years. He loves showing people our amazing waters and sharing his love of boats.

His knowledge, passion & skills as a mariner, together with his extensive native/local knowledge of the Gulf Islands, Vancouver, and the Coast, coupled with his friendly and calm disposition make for a perfect charter experience.

Jonathan Dunn

Chartering Due North gives you the opportunity to have the ‘owners experience’ and try before you buy