Chesapeake Yacht Services is uniquely positioned to assist you in learning yachting and boating skills. Managing member Capt. Alan Alexander 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 over a decade ago. This gives you the opportunity to have professional guidance in honing your maritime skills in a personalized, one-on-one setting today.

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. Since then Capt. Alan has commercial and charter fished, ran crew boats and tug boats, and safely completed deliveries of vessels of many types. 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 in your training today.