About Us

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The Qualified Captain™ started in 2016 based out of the North Carolina coast.

During a long workday out on the water, we regularly saw clueless acts from uneducated boaters who would refuse any help or advice. This led us to create an Instagram page that highlighted these incidents. A place where the rest of the world could laugh along with us and hold boaters accountable.

With the rapid growth of our fans, and the amazing design work for our merchandise, we decided to expand our business. We are proud to be known worldwide on Instagram as a clothing brand, and the number one social media influencer in the marine industry. 

As we grow, we look forward to working with others to help educate boaters and continue building a brand that represents why ALL mariners love the water.