Nautical adventures and private escapes


Captain Drew

First Mate Niko

Drew Testwuide is the owner and operator of Barbary GhostHe's logged over 1,000 hours cruising the San Francisco Bay, Pacific Coast, and California Delta.  His enthusiasm for the water is contagious.  Prior to owning his own charter vessel, Drew served as a licensed Ski Boat Driver and Wakeboard Instructor.  When not on the boat, he can be found SUP surfing, kayaking, fishing, target shooting, and wrestling with his dog Niko.  Drew is a USCG licensed Captain and Red Cross certified CPR and First Aid provider.

Niko is the loyal and trusted First Mate of Barbary Ghost.  In addition to greeting guests, his job is to retrieve paddles, lifevests, and other items dropped overboard.  He participates in local paddle races as "Navigator" at the front of Drew's kayak.  Niko holds a Canine Good Citizen Certificate from the American Kennel Club.

The Crew sweeps dog-kayak race division!