Captain Bob

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Sunluver under the direction of Captain Bob and Captain Mitch Olin
Captain Bob Olin, a resident of Key West, Florida is an American escort pilot on the Straits of Florida who guided Diana Nyad in 2011 and Penny Palfrey in 2012 and Chloe McCardel in 2013 on their swims across the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Florida. Additionally, he also escorted Cynthia Aguilar in her prone paddle across the Straits of Florida in 2011 that took over 29 hours.

He owns and operates Sunluver Charters and holds a USCG 50 ton Master Captains License with a Sailing Endorsement and has been a resident of Key West for over 6 years. He shares mariner duties on the Sunluver with his son Captain Mitch Olin.

Captain Bob spent Sunluver's first 2 years sailing the British Virgin Islands.


Built in 2006, Sunluver is a Lagoon 440 with the Owners Suite layout that offers guests a comfortable, enjoyable, and restful stay. Beautifully appointed rooms and countless amenities make Sunluver one of Key West's most desired private yachting experience. The catamaran by design has a more roomy interior and offers a smooth sailing experience without the "heeling" motion of a monohull that often causes sea sickness.

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