Whats the difference between a Skipper and a Captain? This is the same person, just a different term Updated on September 9, 2016 Was this article helpful? Yes No Related Articles What if I don’t want to stick to the suggested route? Am I going to be safe with my Captain? Can I extend my trip during my experience? Are the Captains friendly? Can the Captain speak English? What if I don’t want to go with my ‘Captain’s recommendation’?