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Captain Chris Arcoleo, Sr.

The founder of Chris' Whale Watching Trips. 

Captain Chris began taking people out on fishing trips in the waters off Monterey Bay in 1949. Captain Chris is gone now, but his vision of offering the best fishing off the California coast lives on.  Chris' Whale Watching Trips is the oldest, continuously family-owned whale watching on the California coast.   Captain Chris was a pioneer in marine tours and worked with the Audubon Society to research marine activities.