captain paula

Captain Paula

Paula Carbonell, licensed as a boat captain for 30+ years, was born and raised in Key West. This third generation “Conch” invites you to join her in exploring and experiencing the fun of her childhood playground. Paula is an avid spear-fisher and free diver, knows how to rig a line, and can spin a tale or two about the history of Key West (some of them true!). Paula also previously served as a long-time instructor-trainer for the YMCA Center for Underwater Activities. As a former educator, she still loves to teach children and adults alike about the unique eco-system surrounding the Keys – above and below the water – via kayaking, snorkeling, fishing or touring.


“Capt. Paula Carbonell treated us like family on a No Worries Charter. We loved the intimacy of a private charter.
P.S. We are never coming home!”

Linda and Laura