Capt. Wil Christenson

Bulls Island Ferry Captain

M.S. Marine Biology
USCG 100-ton Near Coastal Master
PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer
Certified Life Guard
First Aid/CPR

As captain on the Bulls Island Ferry, Wil brings a deep understanding of Marine Biology and Environmental Education to our team. He earned an Master of Science (College of Charleston) by studying the species status of a group of coral reef fishes. In addition, Wil is a USCG-licensed Near Coastal Master and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. During his career, Wil has led educational adventures in Charleston, the Windward Islands, the British Virgin Islands and the Florida Keys.  He has been a lead captain on the ferry for years and has expanded his role in the refuge as a volunteer, participating in weekly bird surveys in Cape Romain.