Taylor Sanford

Hometown: Newport, RI
Locations: Newport, RI Palm Beach, FL
Vessel: 66' Viking "GYPSEA"

After a lengthy career in the cockpit ironing out the finer details of big game fishing, Captain Taylor Sanford has proven to be a top contender on the tournament scene. Whether fishing the Northern Eastern canyons for a variety of species such as blue marlin, bigeye, yellowfin tuna and giant bluefin tuna, or chasing the prized sailfish in release tourneys in South Florida, you can count on seeing the Gypsea boat in on the top end of the scoreboard. Capt. Sanford prides himself and crew on their versatility. Their local knowledge is a key to their successes in multiple fisheries up and down the East coast. Recent Tournament Successes include: 

2022 SJYS saltwater showdown:1st place overall; 2022 OBBC: 1st place tuna 225 lb bigeye; 1st place wahoo 103 lbs; 2022 Tristate canyon shootout: 3rd overall; 2022 Line, Vine, Dine (south Florida): biggest tuna; 2022 Final Sail: biggest tuna