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About Us

Welcome to The Lazy Turtle Boat Group! We are a premier boat charter company based in the stunning coastal city of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. At The Lazy Turtle, we recognize the utmost importance of hospitality and reputation in our industry. With a growing fleet of vessels conveniently located in both locations, we strive to provide unparalleled experiences to our valued guests. Each of our vessels is captained by USCG licensed captains, ensuring the highest level of professionalism and safety. 



Cooper Baker and Nikki Falvey are the dynamic duo behind The Lazy Turtle Boat Group, a visionary venture that has transformed the boat charter experience in South Florida. With a shared passion for aquatic adventure and a commitment to delivering unparalleled customer service, Cooper and Nikki have elevated their business into a premier captained boat charter company.

Cooper brings a unique blend of creativity and strategic thinking to The Lazy Turtle Boat Group. With a background in sales and customer service, Cooper has mastered the art of crafting unforgettable experiences for clients. His innate ability to understand the desires and preferences of customers has enabled the company to curate personalized journeys on the water that leave lasting memories.

Nikki brings her background as a Critical Care Registered Nurse and a hospitality aficionado into every wave the company rides. Nikki's hospitality-driven approach has redefined the standards of customer care within the industry. Her attention to detail, coupled with her empathetic nature, ensures that every guest's experience with The Lazy Turtle Boat Group is nothing short of exceptional. 


What truly sets Cooper and Nikki apart is their shared passion for aquatic adventure. Both avid freedivers and accomplished spearfishermen, their love for exploring the depths of the ocean brought them together. Their global escapades in pursuit of the ultimate catch have not only strengthened their bond but have also enriched their understanding of the marine world. This firsthand experience infuses every aspect of The Lazy Turtle Boat Group, from the carefully curated routes to the personalized recommendations, ensuring that guests fully enjoy their experience.

Together, Cooper and Nikki have embarked on a mission to redefine boat charters. Their shared vision, coupled with a relentless pursuit of excellence, has not only set them apart but also set a new benchmark for boat charter experiences. Their commitment to giving visitors to South Florida an unparalleled experience on the water is the driving force behind every voyage orchestrated by The Lazy Turtle Boat Group.

Meet the Founders


Our Growing Fleet

At The Lazy Turtle Boat Group, we take pride in our growing fleet of boats. Each vessel is carefully maintained and equipped with the latest safety features to ensure your trip is both enjoyable and safe. Our boats range in size from the luxurious 30 ft Axopar to the sleek 30ft Baja, and the comfortable 35ft SeaRay. No matter what your boating needs are, we have the perfect vessel for you. Book your trip now and let us take you on an unforgettable journey.

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30ft Baja

Want Us to Charter Your Boat?

Are you a boat owner seeking to maximize the returns on your investment? At The Lazy Turtle Boat Group, we're thrilled to introduce an exciting partnership opportunity that could transform the way you enjoy your vessel while also boosting your financial gains.

South Florida

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Lazy Turtle Boat Group is based out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This beautiful coastal city is the perfect playground for your captained charter. Explore paradise as we guide you to the infamous sandbars, cruise through the picturesque intercoastal waterways, experience charming waterfront restaurants, and bask in the beauty of South Florida's crystal-clear waters. Our experienced captains know all the best spots and will take you on a trip you'll never forget!

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Captain James

"I am originally from Fort Lauderdale and have spent over 30 years on the waters of South Florida. I hold a 200gt license with STCW and towing endorsements. I’ve spent several charter seasons aboard mega-yachts in the Caribbean and Bahamas. I am educated in Hospitality Management and formally trained in Culinary Management. I strive to create a 5-star guest experience every time, and I am looking forward to being your Captain!"

Captain Lisa

"Lisa is a Fort Lauderdale native with extensive local knowledge of the ICW and New River waterways. Lisa is an attentive captain and avid diver who loves to spend time spearfishing on the local reefs. With eight years of experience on superyachts, Lisa has navigated waters all over the world, including several transatlantic crossings."

Meet Our Captains

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