Meet Seattle Charters' Original Captain

Trevor MacLachlan, Seattle Charters’ founder, holds a USCG 100 Ton Master’s license and has over 45 years sailing and power yachting experience in the Pacific Northwest and worldwide. Having literally spent his entire life sailing, Trevor is competent on virtually any sailing or power vessel from tiny sailing dinghies to over 85′ yachts. He spent two years cruising from Seattle through the Panama Canal to the Caribbean with his young family on the Taswell 43 “Lea Scotia”, the original yacht in his fleet. Additionally, Trevor provides professional training, consulting, and yacht deliveries worldwide with Seattle Seafaring Training Institute ( With 14 fully vetted USCG licensed captains on our team, you can rest assured that you and your family will be safe and well cared for on any Seattle Charters adventure.