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Coast Guard Licensed, College Degreed, Non-smoking Delivery Captain

Global Delivery Service

Powerboat, Sailboat, Yacht, Commercial Vessel Delivery Area:  Alabama; Alaska; Belize; Bermuda; California; Canada; Caribbean; Central & South America; Connecticut; Costa Rica; Delaware; East, West & Gulf Coasts; Erie, Oswego & C&D Canals; Florida; Georgia; Great Lakes; Gulf Intracoastal (ICW), Okeechobee, & Tennessee - Tom Bigee Waterways; Hawaii; Illinois; Louisiana; Maryland; Maine; Massachusetts; Mexico; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; New Jersey; New York; North & South Carolina; Ohio; Oregon; Panama; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; Texas; Washington; Wisconsin; US and British Virgin Islands; Virginia

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Sailboat Powerboat Yacht Delivery Captains, Delivery service area-- :  Caribbean:  Abaco Island Anguilla Antigua Aruba Bahamas Barbados Barbuda British Virgin Islands BVI Cayman Islands Charlotte Amalie Curacao Dominica Grenada Grenadines Guadeloupe Jamaica Martinique Nassau Puerto Rico Road Town St. Barts St. Croix St. John St. Kitts St Lucia St. Martin Maarten St. Nevis St. Thomas St. Vincent USVI US Virgin Islands Tobago Tortola Trinidad Turks & Caicos Islands Virgin Gorda.  Central America:  Ambergris Cay, Balboa, Belize, Belize City, Bocas Del Toro, Cristobal, Costa Rica, Golfito, Panama, Placencia.  East US Coast: Maine Rhode Island Connecticut Massachusetts New York Jersey Maryland Delaware Virginia North South Carolina, Georgia, New England, Florida, Georgia  Bar Harbor Camden Rockland Brunswick Portland Portsmouth Boston New Bedford Newport Providence Warwick New London New Haven Bridgeport Buzzard's Bay Narragansett Bay Cape Cod Long Island Stamford Newark Toms River Atlantic City Solomon Island Baltimore Washington DC Annapolis Portsmouth Hampton Norfolk Newport News Chesapeake Bay Greenville Wilmington Myrtle Beach Charleston Hilton Head Savannah Jacksonville Miami.  Gulf Coast:  Alabama Gulf of Mexico ICW ICWW Texas Florida Mississippi Louisiana Alabama, Mississippi Key West Tampa Port St. Joe Port Charlotte St. Petersburg Panama City Pensacola Mobile New Orleans Port Aransas Houston Galveston Bay Clear Lake Kemah.  Great Lakes:  Lake Ontario Lake Michigan.  West Coast: California, Washington, Oregon, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Need a sailboat, powerboat, yacht delivery captain, Global Delivery Service can help.  We have over 20 Coast Guard licensed, college degreed, non-smoking captains located near major boating centers. 

Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Worldwide sailboat, powerboat and commercial vessel delivery. 
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  We deliver boats of all sizes for owners, dealers and commercial operators.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  We provide crew services, on-the-water training, trip planning and consulting.

Reasons to Select Global Delivery Service for your Powerboat, Sailboat, or Yacht Delivery:

Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Responsiveness -- We offer the added advantage of a shore based staff to assist you and the delivery captain from the beginning to the end of your delivery.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Written Estimate and Agreement with a Day-Cap -- We provide a detailed estimate and a no-fuss agreement.  Our agreement is not open ended.  If the delivery exceeds the day-cap you do not pay for the over days.  If the delivery takes fewer days you only pay for the days used.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Depth and Flexibility --  We can meet your schedule with over 20 delivery captains located near major boating centers.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Professionalism and Expertise -- Our delivery captains are Coast Guard licensed and experienced on power and sailing vessels of all sizes  --  average on-the-water experience is 32 years  --  Coast Guard licenses range from 50 Ton, Inland to Unlimited Tons, Oceans. 
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  College Degrees -- Our delivery captains have college degrees.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Non-Smokers -- Our delivery captains are non-smokers.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Satisfied Clients -- We measure success by clients who recommend our services to their boating friends.  See samples below.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  On-Line Delivery Tracking -- We post the progress of your delivery on our website as it happens -- see examples. 
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Discounted Fuel and Boating Supplies:  We offer discounts through our affiliation with local and national suppliers.
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Competitive Rates:  We provide world-class service and expertise at competitive rates.  See comparison table below.

Delivery Area Our Delivery Captain Rates Competitors*
East Coast

$275 per day

$300 to $500 per day

West Coast

$275 per day

$300 to $425 per day

Gulf Coast

$275 per day

$350 to $450 per day

Great Lakes

$275 per day

$300 to $450 per day

* For vessels less than 65 ft. LOA.  Does not include provisions, travel or vessel expenses.
* *Source: On-line survey 19 May 2011. Does not include provisions, travel or vessel expenses

About our Boat Delivery Service:

Global Delivery Service is a Texas based company chartered in 2003. Our shore based office is located in Houston, Texas.  We have over 20 captains that have been screened by Global Delivery Service and the US Coast Guard.  The delivery captains are located near major boating centers.  Our primary business is the delivery of recreational and commercial vessels.  We also provide on-the-water training for new boaters.  We can also assist you with trip planning.  Chances are one of our captains has recent experience over the route you are considering.  We also provide consulting services to clients who are considering the purchase of a vessel or comparing options.

" I have extensive on-the-water experience -- over 10,000 nautical miles in the last two years. I understand the significant investment you have made in the vessel you entrust to us."
-- Captain John DeWitt -- Managing Director Global Delivery Service, USCG Licensed Master.

Feedback from our Powerboat, Sailboat, Yacht and Commercial Vessel Delivery Clients:

Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Sailboat Delivery --  "I am extremely pleased with the professionalism, local knowledge and trouble shooting abilities of the Global Delivery Service captain and crew.  On a scale of 1 to 10 my satisfaction level is a high 12.  I will recommend Global Delivery Service to my boating friends."
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain   Powerboat Delivery -- "Your recommendation of Global Delivery Service to captain our boat for the 600 miles back to Florida was excellent.  The captain made our trip safe, informative and enjoyable.  From start to finish, this was one of the most enjoyable buying processes we have ever experienced...". 
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Sailboat Delivery -- " I asked GDS to help me deliver my new boat to Connecticut.  They were very responsive and provided a captain who knew the local waters and conditions.  We had a great trip.  GDS is a professional operation.  I would recommend GDS to my boating friends and would use their services again." 
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Powerboat Delivery -- " I was totally satisfied with The Global Delivery Service team.  It was a professional operation from start to finish.   They provided an accurate estimate, quickly got my boat underway, kept me informed of her progress and delivered my boat in great shape.  I highly recommend GDS."
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Sailboat Delivery --  "GDS was aces, absolutely top shelf service."  Owner of a 37 ft. Pearson Hampton, VA to Tortola participating in the Caribbean 1500 Rally.  GDS provided captain, crew, and safety equipment for the vessel (life-raft, EPIRB and Sat Phone).
Powerboat Sailboat Delivery Captain  Commercial Delivery -- "Your captain  was an absolute pleasure to work with. If we are in need again we will definitely call you first.  Thanks for helping us out of a jam in such an efficient, professional manner."

Next Steps in Selecting your Powerboat Sailboat Yacht Delivery Captain: 

Please review our website to learn more about our boat delivery service.  You will find a proven boat delivery process along with extensive delivery experience.   We invite you to call, send an inquiry or request a boat delivery estimate on line.

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Boating Links
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Boating-Cruising Directories & Other Tools:
AboarD's Nauti-Links -- The best Nautical directory on the Internet.
BoatingLinks.com -- Boating Web Directory, find what you're looking for.

CruiseNews.net -- Dedicated to bringing you the best stories on sailing and cruising available on the internet.
Digital Wave -- Makers of Visual Passage Planner (VPP), the only Pilot Chart based passage planning software.
Entertainment - Resources.com -- Directory of Boating Related Websites.
Float Plan.com --a.k.a 'The Cruisers' Companion.
iboats.com -- The # 1 boating store, Largest boating directory on the Web.
International Business Directory
International Travel Directory -- The best web resource for travel, tourism and vacations.
MarineWaypoints.com -- Your guide to Boating, Diving, Fishing, Gear, Sailing, Weather and More!
MarineWeb.com -- Access to over 80,000 boats for sale, marine financing, insurance, marinas and boatyards.
Noonsite -- The Global Site for Cruising Sailors -- a one-stop website featuring essential information on all matters of interest to sailors planning an offshore voyage anywhere in the world.
Portrfocus.com -- Maritime services, yacht and boat supplies worldwide.
Student Accommodation - Student Accommodation Forum, blogs, articles, TV channel, Maps …
The Mother Of All Maritime Links

Yacht Brokers & Listings:
BoatQuest.com -- We make buying and selling boats easy.
Peter Kehoe & Associates --  highly experienced yacht brokerage specializing in worldwide sales of: Sportfish, Motor Yachts, Express Cruisers, Mega Yachts, Trawlers, Sail and Commercial.
YACHTWORLD.com -- Largest photo database of new and used boats for sale and charter on the Web.  
Yacht Insurers & Lenders:
MarQuote.com -- Offers quotations for boat loans, insurance and extended warranties.
Yacht Services:
Global Delivery Service -- Yacht, Power Sail Boat Delivery Captains
yacht-power-sail-boat-delivery-captain.com -- Yacht, Power, Sail Boat Delivery Captains
Marine Weather and Communications -- your source for practical Weather, Communications & Navigation solutions for the recreational marine market.

Dixieland Marine
-- Marine Surveys, Inspections and Appraisals -- Sailboats and power yachts
Weather & Other Nautical Links





Our Delivery Service Area Includes the areas and cities listed below:

Caribbean – Central and South America: Ambergris Cay; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Belize City; Bimini; Bocas del Toro; British Virgin Islands; BVI; Cancun; Cay Caulker; Cayman Islands; Charlotte Amalie; Costa Rica; Cozumel; Cristobol; Culebra; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Fajardo; Freeport; Grand Turk; Georgetown; Golfito; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; Isla Margarita; Isla Mujeres; Jamaica; Kingstown; Marsh Harbor; Martinique; Matthew Town; Mexico; Montserrat; Nassau; Netherlands Antilles; Panama; Ponce; Placencia; Puerto Rico; Rio Dolce; Road Town; Roatan; San Blas; San Juan; St. Barts; St. Croix; St. John; St. Kitts; St. Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Martin; St. Thomas; St. Vincent; Tampico; Tortola; Trinidad and Tabago; Turks and Caicos Islands; US Virgin Islands; USVI; Vera Cruz; Venezuela; Virgin Gorda

East US Coast: Maine; Bar Harbor; Rockland; Bath; Portland; New Hampshire; Portsmouth; Gloucester; Beverly; Salem; Lynn; Revere; Boston; Quincy; Barnstable; Cape Cod; Cape Cod Canal; Nantucket Island; Martha’s Vineyard; New Bedford; Fall River; Buzzard’s Bay Rhode Island; Narragansett Bay Newport; Warwick; Connecticut; Mystic; Block Island; New London; Groton; Lyme; Saybrook; East Haven; West Haven; Milford; Bridgeport; Norwalk; Stamford; New York; Long Island; Montauk; Port Jefferson; Port Washington; Erie and Oswego Canals; Hudson River; New Jersey; Atlantic Highlands; Atlantic City; Cape May; Tom’s River; Trenton; Cherry Hill; Delaware; Rehoboth Beach; Lewes; Wilmington; Maryland; Chesapeake City; Harvre de Grace; Aberdeen; Rock Hall; Baltimore; Annapolis; St Michaels; Easton; Oxford; Cambridge; Solomons; Virginia; Yorktown; Deltaville; Hampton; Newport News; Norfolk; Portsmouth; Great Bridge; Washington DC; Alexandria; Arlington; North Carolina; Elizabeth City; New Bern; Morehead City; Havelock; Wilmington; Southport; Beaufort; South Carolina; Myrtle Beach; Charleston; Hilton Head; Beaufort; Georgia; Savannah; Brunswick; St. Mary’s; Florida; Fernandina Beach; Jacksonville; St. Augustine; Daytona Beach; Melbourne; Fort Pierce; West Palm Beach; Lake Worth; Boac Raton; Pompano Beach; Miami; Miami Beach Key Largo, Marathon, Key West; Coral Gables; Hollywood; Hallandale Beach; Dania Beach; Jupiter; Cocoa Beach; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW)

Gulf Coast: Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (ICW); Marco Island; Naples; Sanibel; Punta Gorda; Ft. Myers Beach; Venice; Bradenton; St. Petersburg; Tampa; Treasure Island; Indian Rocks Beach; Clearwater; Dunedin; Tarpon Springs; Apalachicola; Cedar Key; Port St. Joe; Panama City; Fort Walton Beach; Pensacola; Alabama; Gulf Shores; Mobile Dauphin Island; Tennessee Tom-Bigbee Waterway; Mississippi; Pascagoula; Biloxi; Gulfport; Pass Christian; Louisiana; New Orleans; Slidell; Mandeville; Venice; Grand Isle; Houma; Texas; Port Arthur; Beaumont; Kemah; Clearlake; Galveston; Houston; Freeport; Port Aransas; Corpus Christi; Brownsville; Port Isabel

West US Coast: Panama; Costa Rica; Mexico; Balboa; Golfito; Acapulco; Puerto Vallarta; San Blas; Mazatlan; Guaymas; La Paz; Cabo San Lucas; Ensenada; California; San Diego; Oceanside; Newport Beach; Long Beach; Los Angeles; Oxnard; Ventura; Monterey; San Francisco; Okland; San jose; Eureka; Oregon; Brookings; Coos Bay; Astoria; Portland; Washington; Seattle Tacoma; Bellingham; Port Townsend; Canada; Vancouver; Victoria; Duncan; Surrey; Powell River; Prince Rupert; Port McNeill; Alaska; Petersburg; Sitka; Kodiak; Seward; Hawaii;

Great Lakes & Canada: Lake Ontario; Oswego; Rochester; St. Catharines; Hamilton; Toronto; Coburg; Kingston; St. Lawrence Seaway; Welland Canal; Lake Erie; Buffalo; Erie; Ashtabula; Cleveland; Lorain; Sandusky; Port Clinton; Toledo; Detroit; Windsor; Warren; Lake Huron; Port Huron; Alpena; Cheboygan; Sault St. Marie; Lake Michigan; Petoskey; Traverse City; Muskegon; Holland; Gary; Chicago; Evanston; Highland Park; Waukegan; Racine; Milwaukee; Sheboygan; Manitowoc; Sturgeon Bay; Green Bay;