Telstar Charters is owned and operated by Captain Randy Thornton and his wife Charan. Captain Randy brings with him over 25 years of fishing experience. Starting his career in West Port Washington, as a deck hand at the age of 8, Randy has obtained a multitude of fishing experience including Salmon, Rock Cod, Albacore and Halibut!
Captain Randy received his 100 Ton Ocean Operators license in 1985 and had worked for Charter boats out of Fort Bragg for over tens years when in early 1997 he and Charan bought the Telstar and joined the Fort Bragg fishing fleet.
Captain Randy and the crew of the Telstar are exceptional in providing passengers with individual and professional service. Telstar Charters will provide you with the ultimate Fishing or Whale Watching experience. Randys top priority is to insure his passengers have fun and catch big fish. The Telstar is Coast Guard certified and is completely equipped with state of the art electronics and safety equipment for your safety and comfort.