Captain Mike Whitehead is the host of Boathouse TV & Radio Shows, newspaper columnist, book author, and popular Keynote Speaker. Hails from Southern California where you can usually find him on the water, broadcasting a show, or speaking at an event. Mike is well-known in the boating world as a professional Captain who has years of experience especially upon the high seas plus an expert guest invited on other shows to discuss maritime topics and incidents. His TV show has been broadcasted from Coast to Coast with stations such as FOX Sports, Comcast, Times Warner, Hawaiian TV, Cox Cable, and others. His coast to coast radio show is the most popular boating radio talk in the nation having been on 50,000 watt stations from Salem Communications to the Los Angeles Angels Radio station, and across the nation.

Other Works

  • The Harbor Column by Mike Whitehead - Los Angeles Times

  • From the Boathouse Column - Los Angeles Times

  • Sea Magazine Author - Sea Magazine

  • Cruising Column - Santana Magazine

  • Boat Test Writer - Go Boating Magazine

  • Boater's Weather Column - Newport Beach Independent

  • Harbor Column - Newport Beach Independent

  • A Different Kind of Luxury - Newport Beach Magazine

  • VHF Marine Radio Handbook

  • Captain Mike's How to Use Your VHF Marine Radio Book

  • Captain Mike's Basic Sailing for Cat-Rigged Sailboats Book


Awards and Recognition

  • Los Angeles Times’ Daily Pilot included Capt. Mike in its annual 103 most influential people.
  • Two Times Educational Videos Award Winning
  • Official “Voice” and Announcer for the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, hailed as one of the top 10 Holiday events in Nation that attracted over 1 million viewers annual.
  • Celebrity host for Public Service Announcements and Educational Videos.