Deltaville Boatyard’s team of ABYC mater technicians and project managers are focused on excelling in the sophisticated world of yacht repair. They are proud to provide their customers a non-complicated, high quality repair with the right technology. In addition to their full service facility they also offer mobile marine repair services from Maine to Florida. As our first Full Service Fleet Partner, Deltaville Boatyard staff have intimate knowledge of all aspects of WheelHouse including vessel management and parts fulfillment. Utilizing their services in conjunction with WheelHouse will ensure that no matter where your travels may take you.
Francis Marine, Inc. Owner Bernie Francis is a 20 year veteran of the US Naval Submarine Service and has been boating for over 38 years. He has a USCG Masters License 100 GRT w/ Sail Endorsement and a STCW 95. He is a teaching and training captain that assists new owners in the final phase of commissioning, outfitting, via a specialized 8 page guide, and the training of new boat owners. He provides one-on-one personalized onboard navigation, electronics and operational training. Although he specializes in Nordhavn yachts he has also worked with Kadey Krogen, Krogen Express, Marlow and Hinckley owners. His stated goal is to work himself out of a job as fast as possible while still insuring that the owner/operator has a full grasp on all aspects of yacht operation and maintenance. As a Value Added Reseller of WheelHouse and through his years of experience, Bernie understands what is involved in proper vessel maintenance and would be glad to help you set up your vessel for cruising with a complete maintenance program and spare parts outfitting.
JMYS (Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales, Inc.) is a US based yacht brokerage that specializes in helping buyers and sellers of premium brand ocean going trawlers and tugs. With licensed yacht broker consultants in CA, WA and FL, JMYS covers both US coasts and they travel internationally. Jeff Merrill, CPYB, is a veteran yacht broker who eagerly shares his knowledge gained from decades of trawler experience.
In addition to offering a very popular YouTube Channel with #TalkThroughTours, and #TrawlerSkills, Jeff has written over two dozen articles for Ocean Navigator magazine on the topic of “Dialing-In-Your-Trawler”. He has been a popular presenter at PassageMaker magazine’s TrawlerFest for nearly twenty years and from their early days, has been a strong supporter of WheelHouse.
Jeff and his team of experienced owner/operator brokers has always offered coaching and training to their brokerage clients post purchase and this WheelHouse collaboration will help ensure our clients are able to take off and enjoy their vessels.
At NW Explorations, you can be pretty sure that if we’re not in the office, we’re on the water. Our team of technicians, brokers, captains, and naturalists have more than 25 years’ experience in the boating industry and a lifetime of experience loving the sea. From our services to our flotilla, to our brokerage and beyond, everything we do starts with our core values:
- Treat everyone with respect.
- Pursue all tasks with excellence.
- Do what is right for the customer, the employee, and NW Explorations.
You’ll see this dedication to our values through our maintenance department’s superior customer service, our brokerage firm’s expertise in finding you the perfect yacht, and our ongoing dedication to offering the highest maintenance standards of any yacht company.
We don’t just believe in our core values—we live and breathe them.
Seaton Yachts designs, engineers and builds custom and production cruising motoryachts. President, John Clayman and his team specializes in creating handsome, functional seagoing yachts for serious cruisers. John is an experienced seamen so he knows just how important it is to have a reliable, seaworthy boat. Seaton Yachts also offers worldwide brokerage services specializing in offshore sailing and motoryachts. Customers of John’s know that he goes the extra mile to ensure all aspects of the purchase process are fully managed and as a Value Added Reseller of WheelHouse, John recommends our services to all clients to ensure that their vessel is properly maintained through the life of the vessel.
Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting is an integral part of our strategy to help the cruising community optimize the safety, reliability, performance and value of their boats. Steve’s is a widely respected expert and writer on all things mechanical on your boat. His ability to help you evaluate and upgrade your boat’s systems or assess the quality of any boat you are considering buying is unparalleled. We use him as an adviser to WheelHouse Technologies and recommend him highly to our individual owner/operators.
Zimmerman Marine has been repairing, refitting, and building cruising boats since 1981. They offer a full range of repair services at their two locations, on the East River off of Mobjack Bay in Mathews Virginia, and on Broad Creek at Norview Marina in Deltaville Virginia. Zimmerman Marine now includes WheelHouse in vessels purchased through their Yacht Purchase Support Services which manage the whole process, including surveys, inspections, and recommendations. This allows Zimmerman to provide complete customer support even after the sale.