Andrew Mezirow

Andrew Mezirow

Owner/Captain/Guide, Crackerack Sportfishing Charters, LLC

Currently employed at Alaska Maritime Training Center, Crackerack Sportfishing Charters, LLC

Previous: University of Alaska Institute of Marine Science, Alliant Techsystems / Honeywell Ocean Systems


Previous: The Evergreen State College



    A boat captain with more than 30 years running deliveries, research expeditions, passenger tours, and fishing charters alike, Andrew Mezirow currently teaches at the Alaska Maritime Training Center (AVTEC) in Seward. A lifelong seaman, Captain Mezirow gained early experience as a deckhand aboard the world’s largest charter fishing boat, followed by periods as a Relief Captain, Delivery Captain, Chief Officer, and other roles on ships around the world. Along the way, Andrew Mezirow completed a B.S. in Marine Science at The Evergreen State College, earned a wide range of U.S. Coast Guard licenses, and built a thriving business as owner and Captain of Seward-based Crackerjack Sportfishing Charters. Today, Andrew Mezirow splits his time between responsibilities as operator of the Crackerjack Voyager and Instructor of seafood processing and GPS navigation courses at AVTEC. In addition, Captain Mezirow maintain affiliation with the International Game Fish Association, the National Association of Charter Boat Operators, the Alaska Charter Association, and the Seward Charter Boat Association. He holds a USCG Master “All Oceans” license.



Maritime Studies Instructor

At Alaska Maritime Training Center

From 2005 to Present


At Crackerack Sportfishing Charters, LLC

From 1996 to Present

Chief Navigational Officer

At University of Alaska Institute of Marine Science

From 1995 to 1997

Captain - Research Vessel

At Alliant Techsystems / Honeywell Ocean Systems

From 1992 to 1995

Centres d'intérêt

  • Fishing