Captain for Hire…

I am a USCG Licensed 50 Ton Master Captain for hire in the Saugatuck Michigan Area. I have more than 40 years experience on the Great Lakes, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean running vessels up to 150 feet in length. I have been the Chief Engineer on a Florida Keys research and salvage vessel, Captain of a sunset cruise, and driver for two offshore powerboat racing teams. I am also an experienced marine technician and a certified diver.

I’ve been teaching people to operate powerboats for more than 25 years. I worked for boat dealerships for most of my marine career and developed a reliable system that enables me to teach people how to drive boats. Working in the marine industry has also given me great customer service skills and the experience you need at the helm. I love to teach people to drive boats and provide instruction in everything from general boat driving skills to docking lessons. I also include care and maintenance, safety and more. Please see the Services page for more information.

I am also available for vessel relocation anywhere around Lake Michigan and can operate your vessel for you while you enjoy a party or family event.  Hire me to run the boat so you can enjoy the party. If it floats I can drive it, let me know how I can help you.


I am available for…

  • Powerboat Driving Lessons
  • Vessel Relocation and Deliveries
  • Handling and Safety Instructions
  • Captain Your Vessel For You
  • Sunset and Fun Cruises on My Boat

Please check out the Links page for local marine services and companies. You’ll also find information on other friends who might not be marine related, as well as local events and attractions.

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