Captain Chris Hobe has been navigating and fishing the waters off of Block Island for 40 years.  He has a 100 Ton Master Coast Guard License and is fully licensed and insured. Chris is a firefighter with the BIVFD and has been for over 37 years and is certified in CPR.  Because of his experience and standing in the community he was one of the few initial Captains hired by Deepwater Wind to transport various officials including corporate employees and professional photographers out to the wind farm.


The vessel is a 26' Sailfish center console with twin Yamaha 150's.  It's outfitted with the latest Raymarine equipment and electronics including radar,  sonar and GPS as well as all the required Coast Guard safety gear.    

Together they created the brand Fish The World which is one of the clothing lines featured in the Salty Dog. It is also available in other retail shops along the east coast as well as in their online store.

Spectacular sunrises and sunsets...

Chris and his wife Maegan are long time residents of Block Island. Maegan is originally from the island and in 1997 started a small retail shop called the Salty Dog.  Its signature logo  has since grown to be an iconic symbol of Block Island . 

Visit https://FISHTHEWORLD.US  for more information.  Also make sure to stop by the shops on Water Street before or after your tour is booked and receive20% offmost items to ensure you have everything you need for your time on the island.

The Salty Dog sells original t-shirt designs, outdoor apparel and everything for a perfect day on the water.  Their oldest son Reilly and Chris now run the Salty Dog. 

and stunning island views.


In 2006 Maegan opened the Peppered Cat next door to the Salty Dog. There you will find a ladies boutique featuring original Block Island jewelry designs among unique clothing, assorted beach and leather handbags and shoes.

Block Island

WIND farm TOURS

WITH  FISH THE WORLD CHARTERS