About Us - CAPTAIN MIKE WHITEHEAD
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Captain Mike Whitehead

Captain Michael Whitehead is the host of Boathouse TV & Radio Shows, newspaper columnist, book author, and popular Keynote Speaker. Hails from Southern California where you can usually find him on the water, broadcasting a show, or speaking at an event. Mike is well-known in the boating world as a professional Captain who has years of experience especially upon the high seas plus an expert guest invited on other shows to discuss maritime topics and incidents. His TV show has been broadcasted from Coast to Coast with stations such as FOX Sports, Comcast, Times Warner, Hawaiian TV, Cox Cable, and others.  His coast to coast radio show is the most popular boating radio talk in the nation having been on 50,000 watt stations from Salem Communications to the Los Angeles Angels Radio station, and across the nation on CRN Digital Talk Radio.

Capt. Mike is on the forefront of boating and known for always being in front of a camera or microphone, a noted newspaper columnist most recently with the coastal community newspapers of the Los Angeles Times, an author of  two books, and published in numerous magazines as a columnist, featured writer and published boat tester.   Boaters enjoy his knowledgeable yet easygoing manner of never speaking down to a novice yet still reaching the experts. Capt. Mike is an active United States Coast Guard licensed Captain and he is known as one of the most experienced yacht delivery Captains for rounding the notorious Point Conception, CA.

Giving back to the community is in the heart of Capt. Mike as he has volunteered on countless committees, announcer for events, and being the celebrity host for Public Service Announcements and Educational Videos.  Two time award winning videos with the most widely know “What Starts at the Drain, Feeds the Harbor When it Rains.”  Additionally for over a decade, Capt. Mike was the official “Voice” of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, hailed as one of the top 10 Holiday events in Nation that attracted over 1 million viewers annually, as well as announcing many community parades whether on land or the water.  The Los Angeles Times’ Daily Pilot included Capt. Mike in its annual 103 most influential people in the coastal communities of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, California.

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