Meet Erica Bartos

Capt. Erica has a variety of experience on ships all over New England and the Caribbean but is also an educator with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

For the past thirteen years, Erica has been teaching middle and high school science and math while also working in the marine industry. She has coached sailing, rowing, and baseball, all while serving as a Wilderness First Responder and Lifeguard.

Spending her summers aboard boats, she additionally works salvage and towing through Safe/Sea, as well as shuttling with Rowes Wharf Water Taxi.

A passionate teacher and leader, Erica enjoys sharing her love for the sea with people who want to learn. When she’s not on or in the water, she’s adventuring with her dog, doing a woodworking project, or exploring outside.