The "Riptide" is owned and operated by Capt. William Smith. "Capt. Smitty" has worked on party boats in the Bay Area for over twenty five years, has been a licensed captain for twenty years, and has been involved in Half Moon Bay fishing for the past ninteen years.
Capt. Smitty’s Riptide Sportfishing specializes in providing personalized attention to individuals and small groups. His enthusiasm for fishing makes your trip memorable. The F/V Riptide is a 40’ fiberglass hull, equipped with turbo diesel, state-of-the art electronics, and is licensed and inspected by the United States Coast Guard. Seasoned fishermen in the Bay Area will know the vessel as the New Mary S. Riptide is located on "H" dock at Pillar Pt. Harbor in El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), California.
"The solution to any problem –work, love, money, whatever –is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be."