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Sunset Cruise0

Here is a photo from last nights sunset cruise in January! Unbelievable and absolutely beautiful offshore. We were lucky to run into a pod of dolphins as well during the Private Sunset Cruise and that just made the evening that much better for Island Trader’s guest aboard. the c
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Whale Watching Season is approaching soon!0

Gray whales have the longest known migration of any mammal. They travel 10,000-12,000 miles round trip every year between their winter calving lagoons in the warm waters of Mexico and their summer feeding grounds in the cold Arctic seas. Thanks to its nearshore migration route, we can

Lobster Season Scuba Diving-Hoop Net fishing0

Its lobster season at Island Trader Charters is in full swing with lobster diving and lobster Hoop Net fishing! Book a diving charter now before the season ends, we have been going out every night with great results. We having been staying local right off the Angels Gate Light House a

Miss Rodeo California0

Island Trader Charters is proud to support one of our own Miss Rodeo California!! Dakota Skellenger, Miss Dakota will be competing for the title of Miss Rodeo America 2014 Lets give her all the support we can and bring this title to California! https:/
Burial at sea rainbow image

Burial at Sea Long Beach0

Burial at sea is a time honored tradition dating back thousands of years [1]. Beginning with ancient cultures like the Greeks, Romans & Egyptians, the practice evolved through various cultures, each with their unique rituals & death rites, from the Viking’s famous burning ship
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Whale Lanes Installed0

Long Beach Whale Conservation In Long Beach we love our sea life. They brighten our day, are a vital part of our eco system and provide an important component to the local economy by supporting the Long Beach fisheries, hotels, restaurants, whale watching tours, aquariums and harbor.
Captain Chuck Brown with the Island Trader ready for a sunset cruise out of Long Beach, CA

Ships Ahoy! The Perfect Day at Sea0

Ever wish you had a best friend with a boat? Now you do. Captain Chuck Brown created Island Trader Charters so you and your friends can cruise with him and first mate Nicole on the 34-foot power yacht Island Trader. Featuring sunset trips and harbor cruises around Long Beach as well a