Captain Bixler McClure

Captain Bixler is a fifth generation Sewardite who is instantly recognizable by his unique name and his attempt to wear shorts all year round. With ample experience on the water, he holds a USCG 100 ton Master license and is a licensed Able Seaman. Captain Bixler has an M.A. in Environmental Geography from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a B.S. in Earth Sciences from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Bixler dreamed for years about sharing our beautiful neck of the woods (and ocean) with visitors, so he started Seward Ocean Excursions. Bixler enjoys all things ocean and outdoors, exploring Alaska, and spending time with his family. For more, check out this interview with Bixler.

Captain Krystin McClure

Captain Krystin is a third generation Alaskan who generally serves as a relief captain for Seward Ocean Excursions. She holds a USCG Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) license. Captain Krystin has an M.S. in Ocean and Resources Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is a registered Professional Engineer and has been working in the field for 10 years. Krystin enjoys outfishing Bixler, spending time with her cat and family, and home food processing.