Riptide Charters is an owner/operated independent Half Moon Bay sportfishing charter located in Pillar Point Harbor, El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), San Francisco, California. Let us customize your trip to meet the unique needs of your group! Offering sport fishing and whale watching tours off the San Mateo, San Francisco Bay area coast. Shallow water light tackle Rock Fishing Rock Fish (local or Farallone Island trips) Tuna Fishing Whale Watching and Nature Trips Burials at Sea Riptide Charters offers Half Moon Bay fishing charter, fishing trips for salmon, rock cod The "Riptide" is owned and operated by Capt. William Smith. "Capt. Smitty" has worked on sportfishing boats in the Bay Area for over forty years, has been a licensed captain for thirty years, and has been involved in Half Moon Bay sport fishing for the past twenty five years. Riptide Charters specializes in providing personalized attention to individuals and small groups. His enthusiasm for Half Moon Bay sportfishing makes your trip memorable. The F/V Riptide is a 40 fiberglass hull, equipped with turbo diesel, state-of-the art electronics, and is licensed and inspected by the United States Coast Guard. Riptide is located on "H" dock at Pillar Pt. Harbor in El Granada (near Half Moon Bay), California. Professional affiliations: Member in good standing with the Golden Gate Fishermen's Association, Masters Mates & Pilots, Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, Diver's Alert Network, and Drug Testing Consultants Inc. Beginners & Individuals Welcome! Corporate Team Building - Client Entertainment - Employee Rewards!! We offer special all-inclusive packages for your convenience!!! Gift Certificates!!!! Let Riptide Charters handle your group events and sportfishing needs. Please mention you found us on the World Wide Fishing Guide.