Vera Vita
"Fishing isn't a hobby, it's a way of life"

 Islamorada, FL

Our Boat / Our Captain

Meet the Captain

Captain Bill Chrisman, owner of Vera Vita Sportfishing, found his love for fishing as a young boy in Palm Beach, Florida.
After graduation,Billy made his way to the keys and worked as a freelance mate on various charters boats, learning and working along some of the best Captains in the fishing industry. 

Today he is the proud owner of Vera VIta Sportfishing, Inc. His love, passion and enthusiasm for fishing is shown out on the water every single day!

"Fishing isn't a hobby, it's a way of life" 

About the Boat

Vera Vita is a custom 38' Stolper built in Jupiter, Florida by Peter Stolper.  

Vera Vita speaks for herself. She is clean, well maintained and cared for by a very knowledgeable and hands on owner operator.   Vera Vita  is Powered by twin 450 Cummins engines.  It is equipped with state of the art electronics, fish finding equipment and top notch tackle.

She  is a fishing machine with all the comforts and amenities of a cruiser. 

Our Philosophy

We are a family who loves to fish. 

Our mission is to provide you and your family a friendly environment for anglers of all ages and skill levels. 

From family fun fishing to competitive tournament fishing, we do it all.  


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Vera Vita Sportfishing, Inc.

Located at Whale Harbor Marina

83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036

(305) 307-6107