Captain Alexander also offers clients his services as a Delivery Captain and as a “Captain for the Day“.Captain Alexander’s U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credentials endorse him as Master of Vessels – 100 Ton – Near Coastal, authorized to engage in Commercial Assistance Towing. Additionally, his Credentials include Radar Observer – Unlimited and Able Seaman – Limited.
Capt. Alan has also received authorization from the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center to serve as an Instructor for many courses at Chesapeake Marine Training Institute in Gloucester, VA.
While serving in the U.S. Navy, Capt. Alexander stood various shipboard watches and attended Coxswain Training, Cargo Handling, Basic Electricity and Electronics and several other schools. His last assignment was with the Navy’s Special Boat Units in support of Special Warfare Operations. The continuous training received, combined with the real world on the water experience gained over the years should give you confidence in entrusting him to assist you today.
Having made many runs up and down the east coast of the U.S., Capt. Alexander has local knowledge of the Middle Atlantic, Florida, the Bahamas and the Gulf. Whether you are a Broker, a Dealer or just a boat owner that needs your boat delivered, he can handle the job.
Brokers, Capt. Alexander can do more than just move your boats. He knows most boats in and out. He can give your client the orientation of his or her new vessel that will make you stand out from the rest of the crowd. Let his expertise be one of your selling points. He can even teach them basic seamanship, boat handling and close quarter maneuvering if needed.
Whether you need to get out on the water and don’t really know the area or just want to relax and let somebody else worry about running the boat, we can help. With first hand, current knowledge of the inland and offshore waters, plus familiarity with local hang outs ranging from the local sandbar to the local watering hole, we know the area and can responsibly run your boat and let you have a good time. Our rates are reasonable and competitive.
The same services mentioned to brokers under Deliveries apply here as well. A new boat or yacht owner that has not been properly introduced to their new vessel can feel a little daunted. Let me help you and your new baby fit each other like a pair of well worn jeans!