Darin is a professional Captain and Musician.  He holds a 100GT  Master Captains License and delivers a premium experience.  Passengers rest easy when boarding the Poet’s Lounge Sailing Charters because they know they’re in professional hands.

As a 30 year sailing veteran, the Captain has sailed Trans Atlantic aboard the famous 1928 Schooner Nina, delivered boats up and down the east coast, offered sailing charters out of Mystic, CT for 10 years aboard Poet’s Lounge Mystic, his classic ocean racer 1972 Ericsson 39  and recently sailed his  Beneteau 41′ Poet’s Lounge Carib in the Caribbean  from Grenada to the Virgin Islands.

Darin is also a professional musician / song writer performing weekly in winter venues on St. John, Virgin Islands and summer venues in Mystic, CT.   He wrote, produced and directed a play called,  The Common Itch, released a CD with Band of Humans including 12 of Darin’s original compositions and has written scores and songs for indie films.

His charter boats are based in two of the nicest sailing destinations in the world.  Summers May – October in Fishers Island Sound from Mystic, Connecticut and winters November- April in Saint John, Virgins Islands.

With Captain Darin Keech as your guide, you’re sure to embark on a sailing experience worth remembering.