The Reliance is equipped with heat/AC, full bathroom with shower, stereo, and comfortable seating. The cabin below is trimmed with cherry and has bunks for those who partied too much the night before. On the bridge, the boat has all the latest navigation equipment such as radar, plotters, GPS, color bottom machine, radios, and autopilot. The Reliance also has excellent tackle, outfitted with Penn and Shimano reels on custom rods ranging in size from 15 lb to 130 lb class.
The Reliance is operated by the father/son team of Captain John P. Canning, Jr. and Captain John P. Canning III. Captain John Canning, Jr has been a USCG Captain since 1990 and has fished from South America to the Grand Banks. He settled in Hatteras in 1994 and has operated the Reliance since 1998.
The Reliance is docked at Hatteras Harbor Marina in Hatteras Village.