Celtic Sol is in dry dock for the 2019 summer season.


Captain Lance

Hi, I’m Captain Lance Timmer. I've owned and operated Celtic Sol Scenic Charters for 12 years and look forward to showing you Pure Michigan out here on the Lake.

I'm a native Michigander and a U.S. Merchant Marine Officer, licensed through the US Coast Guard, Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of 25 Gross Registered Tons. I am authorized to engage in commercial assistance towing. Celtic Sol is a USCG Documented Vessel. She is fully insured and has been safety inspected by the Michigan DNR. Celtic Sol is equipped to make your pleasure cruise a complete success.


The Michigan Charter Boat Association

The Grand Haven Charter Boat Association

The Grand Haven Area Chamber of Commerce

Ancient Order of Hiberians

Seafaring Experience

US Navy

Holy Loch Scotland

USS Hunley (AS-31) - Boatswains Mate, Snipe 

1963 - 1966

San Diego, California

Shipfitter School 


USS Ozark (MCS-2) - Mine Sweeping Fleet


Jacksonville, Florida

Naval Air Station


Nha Be, Vietnam - Riverine support base (“The Brownwater Navy”)

Naval Advisory group, Task Force 116


USS Detroit (AOE-4) - 1st Class Shipfitter, in charge Repair Division

1972 - 1974