Owner/Captain John Kanavy
Captain John is no stranger to life on the water. He is a third generation boat captain living the dream on the water. John lives in Montauk with his wife, Jessica and their son – Braven, who is a future fourth generation boat captain! Captain John is passionate about being on the water as a Sea Tow Captain and a Charter Boat Captain. He has a detailed understanding of the waters in and around Montauk which is not only crucial to know the best fishing spots, but more importantly to keep people safe. John’s number one priority is getting his members and his customers, back to the dock safely.
If you see John around town, you’ll know him by his distinctive yellow Sea Tow shirt and huge smile, introduce yourself, “I can talk all day about Sea Tow or fishing! They are my passions. And, I enjoy having a personal relationship with my members. I want them to know who the person is that will make sure they get home – I am committed to their safety and this community.” – Captain John Kanavy
Captain John has positioned his yellow Sea Tow boats throughout East Hampton and Montauk to provide the fastest service for his members.
Jon Edwards - Captain
A native of New York, Captain Jon attended the New York State Maritime College and was first licensed by the Coast Guard in 1964. He has been a Captain for Sea Tow since 2000. He is a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Merchant Mariner. He currently holds a 100 Ton Master Near Coastal with endorsements for Auxiliary Sail, Commercial Assistance Towing and Radar Observer Unlimited. He is a certified diver and can usually be seen operating out of Montauk Marine Basin. Captain Jon returns to Annapolis at the end of the Montauk season where he is a Sea Tow Captain covering the Mid Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis.