• Meet the Captain and Crew

    Owner

    Capt. Thomas Orrell - Started working at Yankee Fleet in 1979. Graduated from college in 1980 and received his Capt.'s License in 1982 and ran every kind of trip from Gloucester to Key West. Became operations manager in 1991 and in 2008 purchased the company. He has a beautiful wife and four beautiful daughters. He'll tell you "his wife gets seasick and that's why he married her!"

    Captain

    Capt. Rob - Rob is a super fun captain to have. He is always involved and exited with the fishing and is happy to accommodate anglers.
    Capt. Matt Cooney Jr. - Captain Gooney is one of our youngest captains, but he has had experience on the ocean since he was a young whippersnapper. Matt also fishes with his father Captain Cooney Senior on their boat Miss Meredith. He is a spunky captain to have lead you on your adventure with the Yankee Fleet.

    Crew

    Aaron Pinegar - One of our best crew members who has been loyal to the fleet!
    Chef Brian Burke - Started with Yankee Fleet 3 years ago. He runs the galley on the Yankee Clipper most often. He's a great, friendly guys and makes good food.
    George Jr. - Following in his father's footsteps. George is a friendly guy! Always works hard and has made quite an impression on his fellow anglers.
    Clinton - A great mate to have on board! He is always helping and encouraging anyone who steps on board.