Articles by: US_Harbors

CT-Harbor-Master-Training-2019

Kim Czapla – Hartford, CT

Hi! I’m the Harbor Master Program Administrator for the State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. We provide regulatory oversight, support and technical training to our Harbor Masters. Currently CT has 37 Harbor Masters and 18 Deputy Harbor Masters serving the harbors and waterways on Long Island Sound […]

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Don Procko - Harbormaster in Mystic, CT

Don Procko – Mystic, CT

I retired after 35 years as a public school “shop”teacher, a job I loved. After serving on the Harbor Management Commission, I became Harbor Master of Mystic (Stonington and Groton) in 2015. I am entrusted to help protect one of the jewels in Connecticut’s crown of waterways. Thousands come to […]

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Chuck Moran – Kittery, ME

Deputy Harbormaster Charles (Chuck) Moran retired from a very  impressive career in property management throughout the country last April and decided he wanted to come to work (because he can’t sit still) at the Harbormasters office in Kittery. Based on his resume, I initially was not going to hire him because […]

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Bion Pike - Harbormaster in Manchester by the Sea, MA

Bion Pike – Manchester by the Sea, MA

I am the harbormaster for the town of Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts. My duties include, but are not limited to, managing the boater database for moorings, slips and waitlist totaling around 1400 people. The Harbor Department collects approximately $200,000 annually in fees and manages a budget of over $100,000 annually. […]

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Steve Melo - Harbormaster in Dartmouth, MA

Steve Melo – Padanaram, MA

I’ve served as the Padanaram / Dartmouth Harbormaster since 2004, and also as the Town’s Shellfish Officer since 2012. Prior to this calling, I was a seasonal Assistant Harbormaster for 13 seasons. I served under, and learned much from Dartmouth Harbormaster and mentor Arthur F. Dias – a consummate Harbormaster […]

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Greg Marsili, Harbormaster in Bristol, RI

Gregg Marsili – Bristol, RI

I have been the Harbormaster in Bristol since retiring from the United States Coast Guard after a 21 year career in 2013. Over the past several years we have made many changes at our waterfront which include a fully equipped Maritime Center and transient docks and moorings . Bristol Harbor […]

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Abby Leonard – Rockport, ME

Abbie has the world’s best attitude, works her stern off, has vision and makes what Charles Kurault once called “America’s most perfect small harbor” even more perfect. One example: she helped bring into existence our annual Holiday on the Harbor. Now, this is at a time when most Maine HarborMasters […]

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