Meet Captain Dwayne
Founded by Captain Dwayne, a North Carolina native and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Nautical Excursions offers curated boat adventures designed for learning, relaxation, and exploration of the stunning Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Your adventure is guided by an expert who knows these waters intimately.
Raised along North Carolina's diverse waterways—from its freshwater lakes to its oceanic coastline—Captain Dwayne has garnered extensive expertise in kayaking, boating, island exploring and fishing. His passion for the water led him to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he honed his navigational and maritime skills. Currently a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Captain Dwayne holds a USCG-approved Captain’s License and is committed to ensuring that each voyage is not only enjoyable but also impeccably safe.
from sunset cruises to Cape Lookout excursions,
we have an experience for everyone
Nautical Excursions Fleet
21' Robalo Explorer
Our 21-foot Robalo Explorer is powered by a robust 150 HP Yamaha four-stroke engine and accommodates up to 8 passengers comfortably. A T-Top on board offers both shade and protection from the sun, while the state-of-the-art Simrad navigation system ensures a safe and seamless journey. For your listening pleasure, a marine radio sound system with Bluetooth connectivity allows you to personalize your auditory experience.
23' Ultra Elite Carolina Skiff
Our spacious 23-foot Ultra Elite Carolina Skiff, fitted with a potent 200 HP Suzuki four-stroke engine, can host up to 17 passengers. The boat features a T-Top for sun and shade coverage, a top-tier Garmin navigation system, and a Minn Kota trolling motor for precision maneuvering. Enhancing your on-board experience is an Infinity marine radio sound system with Bluetooth capabilities.