• Meet the Captain and Crew

    Owner

    Capt. Thomas Orrell - Started working at Yankee Fleet in 1979. Graduated from college in 1980 and received his Captains License in 1982 and ran every kind of trip from Gloucester to Key West. Tom became operations manager in 1991 and in 2008 took over 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 our MVC (Most Valuable Captain). He has a special passion for fishing that really shows through his work. He is always involved and excited to put you on the fish and truly is great at what he does.
    Capt. Matt Cooney Jr. - Captain Cooney is one of our youngest captains and newest member of the Yankee Fleet family. He has experience on the ocean and has been on boats since he was a young boy. 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 - He runs the galley on the Yankee Clipper most often. He's a great, friendly guys and makes great food.
    George Jr. - Following in his father's footsteps. George is a friendly and helpful guy! Always works hard and has made quite an impression on his fellow anglers.