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Lightly Salted Charters

Our Boat

Sail in Style: Meet Our 2015 Twin Vee 26-Foot Ocean Cat!Ready to carve through the crystal-clear waters of Islamorada, FL like never before? Say hello to our pristine 2015 Twin Vee 26-Foot Ocean Cat! Engineered for both power and comfort, this boat takes your sandbar, snorkeling, and fishing adventures to uncharted territories of exhilaration!Pure Power & Smooth SailingUnleash the beast as the twin hulls cut through the ocean with the agility of a marlin and the power of a mako shark! The 2015 Twin Vee Ocean Cat is designed for optimal performance, ensuring a smooth ride even in choppier waters. Get ready to feel the thrill of the ocean like never before!Luxurious ComfortWho says you can’t have both luxury and adventure? With spacious seating, top-notch amenities, and plenty of room for all your favorite water toys like lily pads, sunchills, and paddleboards, this boat is practically a floating paradise.Safe & SoundSafety is a priority on any Lightly Salted Charters trip, and our Twin Vee 26-Foot Ocean Cat is fully equipped with the latest safety features. Rest easy and revel in the beauty of Islamorada’s underwater world, knowing you’re in secure hands.Ready for Anything!Whether you’re eyeing a sunset cruise, spearfishing expedition, or an unforgettable sandbar boat tour in Islamorada, FL, our 2015 Twin Vee 26-Foot Ocean Cat is the ultimate vessel for your aquatic dreams.

We offer custom packages that include sightseeing, snorkeling, bar hopping, or fishing, as well as Sandbar only trips. We will do our best to accommodate the activities you would like, but generally, 2 activities are enough for a day. If you would like to do more, just give us a call and we can see if we can make it happen!

We always include a trip to the World Famous Islamorada Sandbar, where you can relax, party, snorkel, fish, read a book, nap, swim, float, …whatever your heart’s desire (Sunset, fishing, and bar hopping tours aside).

All you need to bring is sunscreen (reef safe please), towels, alcoholic beverages of your choice, and great attitudes!

So, are you prepared for an ocean adventure that defies all expectations? Our Twin Vee 26-Foot Ocean Cat is rigged, ready, and raring to go! Book now and let’s set sail for a journey that will be etched in your memory forever!

Captain Zander

Since he was knee high to a lobster, Captain Zander has had a passion for the Florida Keys. The beauty of the crystal-clear waters of Islamorada is unparalleled, as is the wildlife that resides within.

Ahoy there, adventurous souls! 🌊

Meet Captain Zander, the man steering the ship here at Lightly Salted Charters with his First Mate, Bax The Boat Dog. Let us tell you, this captain isn’t just anyone; he’s a seasoned mariner with the heart of an explorer and the skills of a first responder. Imagine cruising the azure waters of Islamorada with someone who’s as passionate about your safety as he is about showing you an exhilarating time. Yeah, that’s Captain Zander for you!

From a young age of just 12, he was already making bubbles underwater as a scuba diver. Talk about starting an adventure early! His love for the ocean isn’t just for fun and games though; it runs deep with a sense of duty. A fervent advocate for preserving our big blue playground, Captain Zander is a proud member of Captains for Clean Water. He fights to protect and restore aquatic ecosystems so that you, your kids, and their kids can keep enjoying the wonders beneath the waves and the joys of sandbar hopping, snorkeling, and so much more.

If you’re thinking of going on an ocean adventure, you’re definitely in the best hands possible. Captain Zander’s background in EMS, Law Enforcement, and firefighting means you’ll be sailing safely without a care in the world. And that’s how it should be when you’re looking to unwind and have the time of your life, right?

Whether you’re up for some adrenaline-pumping spear fishing, keen on snorkeling amongst the vibrant coral reefs, or just yearning for a mesmerizing sunset cruise, Captain Zander is your go-to guy. He lives to make people smile, and trust us, you won’t be able to wipe that grin off your face when you step off the boat.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s set sail on an unforgettable adventure with Lightly Salted Charters. Get ready to create some epic memories that you’ll treasure for a lifetime! 🌅🐠🚤

Catch the wave and book your charter now! Your slice of paradise awaits. 🏝️

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Full refund is granted if cancellation request is confirmed more than 48 hour in advance of the charter time by phone or text. Weather conditions to be determined the morning of the charter, with full refund if we cancel due to dangerous weather. Please understand the reason for our cancellation policy: Within 48 hours prior to your charter, we will not likely re-book the date you had chosen, your food/drink purchases have already been made, and we owe the captain/mate at least a portion of their lost wages. Thanks for your understanding. Cancel by phone/text at 305-205-3500.