Catalina Explorer
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Our Crew Denise - Executive Director Denise is the one who keeps everything rolling smoothly at Catalina Explorer. She has over 20 years of experience in the legal field and in business management. She also has years of experience on the water in Dana Point, Avalon, and Long Beach. Denise brings her love of the ocean and business expertise to our Corporate Office. Her hard work helps us do what we love. Steven - Second Captain & Pelagics Crew Steven is a USCG LIcensed 100 Ton Captain with over a decade of experience working on boats in Southern California. He has 3 years experience as a spotter aboard whale watching boats and assisting teaching Floating Labs. Ben - Divemaster & Marine Science Instructor Ben has been a Divemaster since 2008 when he worked at a Biological Research Station in the Sea of Cortez. He comes to us from CIMI (Catalina Island Marine Institute) where he taught Marine Science for 3 years. Ben uses his skills at the American Cetacean Society’s annual Gray Whale Census, he’s a Red Cross Lifeguard and an AAUS Scientific Diver. Ben is a Certified Marine Mammal Naturalist for the American Cetacean Society, and his Bachelors Degree is in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Marine Biology. Bernardo - Pelagic Birding Trip Leader Bernardo has decades of experience working with Pelagic Birds and Marine Mammals. He is a Research Associate with the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and former Seabird Technician for Blue Point Conservation. He is a Certified Marine Mammal Naturalist with the ACS and a professional photographer. Bernardo works in various scientific research projects up and down our coast, and volunteers at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Bernardo is also a Past President of the American Cetacean Society, LA Chapter.
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Our Crew Denise - Executive Director Denise is the one who keeps everything rolling smoothly at Catalina Explorer. She has over 20 years of experience in the legal field and in business management. She also has years of experience on the water in Dana Point, Avalon, and Long Beach. Denise brings her love of the ocean and business expertise to our Corporate Office. Her hard work helps us do what we love. Steven - Second Captain & Pelagics Crew Steven is a USCG LIcensed 100 Ton Captain with over a decade of experience working on boats in Southern California. He has 3 years experience as a spotter aboard whale watching boats and assisting teaching Floating Labs. Ben - Divemaster & Marine Science Instructor Ben has been a Divemaster since 2008 when he worked at a Biological Research Station in the Sea of Cortez. He comes to us from CIMI (Catalina Island Marine Institute) where he taught Marine Science for 3 years. Ben uses his skills at the American Cetacean Society’s annual Gray Whale Census, he’s a Red Cross Lifeguard and an AAUS Scientific Diver. Ben is a Certified Marine Mammal Naturalist for the American Cetacean Society, and his Bachelors Degree is in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Marine Biology. Bernardo - Pelagic Birding Trip Leader Bernardo has decades of experience working with Pelagic Birds and Marine Mammals. He is a Research Associate with the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and former Seabird Technician for Blue Point Conservation. He is a Certified Marine Mammal Naturalist with the ACS and a professional photographer. Bernardo works in various scientific research projects up and down our coast, and volunteers at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Bernardo is also a Past President of the American Cetacean Society, LA Chapter.