Mike Finnegan, Captain

Mike Finnegan


Nationality: American | Languages: English

Captain Mike grew up in New England, living and working on the coast of Maine. His experience on the water began at an early age commercial fishing for lobster and Blue Fin Tuna. Mike’s passion for the ocean led him to begin his professional career at Maine Maritime Academy where, after four years, he graduated with a degree in Vessel Operations. Since then, he has worked on a diverse selection of vessels including a variety of yachts, as well as commercial vessels. Mike’s maritime exposure has enabled him to captain vessels in several locations, including New England, The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Central America, and the U.S. West Coast with a strong focus in Alaskan waters. Mike currently holds a United States Coast Guard 1600 Ton master’s license. Mike’s great passion for fishing has led him to fish both recreationally and professionally from Nova Scotia to the Hawaiian Islands, but In the rare occasion that he hits the mainland, he enjoys, boat restoration and is an avid downhill skier. Mike’s broad maritime experience coupled with his strong work ethic and positive attitude will ensure your voyage aboard the M/Y ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM is an exciting and memorable adventure.

►Previous yachts: M/Y SERENGETI (40m), M/Y SHOGUN (35m)