John Collins is a deckhand aboard the Royal Polaris, where he has worked since 2003. After graduating from Reseda High School, John joined the Navy and retired after 27 years as a Master Chef Quartermaster. From 1987-1991, he managed Point Loma Sportfishing. In 1991, he obtained his captain’s license. Before coming to the Royal Polaris, he worked on the long-range sportfisher, the American Angler for twelve years.
John is married to Judy Collins, with whom he has two sons and a daughter. His hobbies are fishing, and spending time with his family.