Crew Member | First Mate
Ivette is originally from the Dominican Republic, surrounded by nothing but beautiful beaches, and outdoor activities in the ocean. While working under Capt. Brian at Optimus Fishing Charters, she had the opportunity to learn everything there is about fishing & host different tours in various locations around the world. She moved to the Tampa Bay area 12 years ago and immediately fell in love with the amazing outdoor activities and numerous adventures at the beaches in the Bay area. She honed her skills as a first mate and dolphin tour expert in Tampa, FL working under Captain Brian.
Ivette is someone who’s dedicated to helping people no matter what. She also gives back to the community as a sponsor, participant, and volunteer. She organized a special charity for the St. Jude Hospital, also a Coordinator for the Annual Heart Walk in River Ridge, and organized different food drives over the past 5 years for underprivileged families.
Ivette is also one of the onsite Managers at South Shore Watersports (SSWS). Located at the beautiful Little Harbor Resort in Ruskin, Fl. She has her boater's license and is CPR certified, and is on duty to provide all your watersport needs with Jet ski, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, etc.