Articles by: US_Harbors

Captain Jim Suber, Dockmaster, Jacksonville, FL

Captain Jim Suber – Jacksonville, FL

I am the Waterways Coordinator/Dock Master for the City of Jacksonville. After 32 years in Law Enforcement (including Marine Enforcement) I retired, and was offered this position in September 2006. We coordinate all Boating facilities in Duval County including Metropolitan Park Marina, the North and South Bank Docks in Downtown Jacksonville […]

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Tom Bell – Darien, CT

I am the volunteer Harbormaster for the 7 harbors in our town. I’ve been the Harbormaster for 9 years. One of the best parts of my job is helping people get on the water so they can enjoy it as much as my family does. We have 2 main harbors […]

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Justine Seavey, Harbormaster Bass Harbor, ME

Justin Seavey – Bass Harbor, ME

I’ve been on the job here for over 4 years now. I enjoy working with all the fisherman, and meeting new people throughout the summer. I also enjoy helping out whenever I can in town, and being available for anyone in need. This is a very busy harbor with commercial […]

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Ed Cabral Harbormaster in Warren RI

Ed Cabral – Warren, RI

I started as the Warren HARBORMASTER in 2014. Served with the Rhode Island Environmental Police for 32 years retiring as a Lieutenant in my prior employment. I have lived in the Town of Warren for 26 years and also am a member of the Warren Fire Department – Engine Co. […]

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Beth Bellis, Harbormaster in Annapolis, MD

Beth Bellis – Annapolis, MD

I have been the Harbormaster in the City of Annapolis for three years. Prior to this, I spent 20 years working as a Natural Resources Police Officer for Maryland. I retired at the rank of Lieutenant. At Annapolis City Dock, I manage a staff of 10 to 30 people. Some […]

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Harbormaster's Boat - Port Clyde, ME

What Do Harbormasters Do?

Each harbor has its own unique needs and expectations, but the list below provides some insight into the daily duties of your local harbormaster. Responsible for patrolling the harbor and flagging violations of marine and health laws. Enforces state and local laws related to speeding, safety equipment, safe operation, etc. […]

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Harbormaster Robert Ganem - Somerset MA

Robert Ganem – Somerset, MA

Robert “Buster” Ganem has been working tirelessly for the boating community in Somerset, MA since 1991. Ensuring safety and fun on the local waters. He is also an Hero, in 2017 at an OPA Race here on the River, one of the racers flipped over and was stuck under the […]

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Links for Harbormaster Info in Your State

Some states have specific Associations for Harbormasters while others have information harbormasters in their Port Authority or general Marine Trade sites: Alabama Port Authority – http://www.asdd.com Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators – http://www.alaskaharbors.org California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains – https://www.harbormaster.org Connecticut Harbor Management Association – https://www.ctharbormanagement.org Marine Industries Association […]

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