Scott E. McDowell

Author & Ph.D. Physical Oceanographer
100-Ton Merchant Mariner's Licensed Vessel Captain – USCG

Albatross & Her Crew
Fifty years of floundering in Cape Cod Bay

The true story of a fishing business in Dennis on Cape Cod – over fifty summers operating, over one-hundred Deck Hands with great stories. A celebration of good people who cared for a legendary boat. It transcends the decades, leaving you with a warm feeling of well-being and pride in the human race. A story that needed to be told and will in itself, become part of Dennis history.

Dr. McDowell is a retired Ocean Physicist living in Miami, FL and enjoys cruising in the Florida Keys and The Bahamas on his 60-ft motor yacht, Someday Is Now. Fishing and boating are strong interests but writing novels is now his number one priority.


“Sea Knowledge”

Simple Explanations of Interesting Ocean Phenomena

***  Coming Soon   ***

A coffee table book that teaches!

10-minute reads on 33 topics that
pique your curiosity.

In 2015,Scott published Marinas – A Practical Guide for Marina Selection…a ‘must read’ for boaters considering living aboard. Additionally, he published Deep Vorticity, an undersea espionage, suspense-thriller that teaches the reader about fascinating eddies in the deep North Atlantic.