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Seamless Yacht Services: From delivery to charters and instruction, embark on worry-free yacht adventures.

- St. Mahrer, 1225

Boating Services


Yacht Delivery & Relocation

Captain Tom is a USCGMM 100 Ton Master with a towing endorsement who can deliver or relocate your yacht or boat to anywhere on the east coast, Gulf or Caribbean. 


Charter Captain Service

Captain Tom can pilot your boat as a Charter Captain for all activities including but not limited to fishing, diving, sight seeing, traveling or just for relaxation and taking guests out.


On-Water Vessel Instruction

Captain Tom will give on the water instruction on how to use your boat safely teaching the rules of the road, daytime operation, nighttime operation, docking and how to properly set the anchor, and more.


Vacation Delivery

Delivery and re-location of your yacht to your holiday/vacation location. We will handle all the logistics of getting your yacht form it’s home port to your vacation location and back to it’s home port again.


Welcome Aboard

Our mission at Atlantic Yacht Delivery and Captains Boating Service is to provide owners with unparalleled professional services, from yacht delivery to training and instruction.

Under the direction of United States Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain Thomas Ertle, our experienced team of marine professionals specializes in the delivery of ocean going recreational motor vessels to all points on the Atlantic East Coast, Gulf and Caribbean.


Meet Captain Tom

When hiring a ship captain for your vessel, you want to make sure that you entrust your asset to a qualified captain. Safety and experience are paramount, and all licenses must be in compliance with USCG rules and regulations.

Meet Captain Thomas Ertle (Captain Tom). Captain Tom is a USCG Licensed 100 Ton Master with Commercial Towing Assistance endorsement. Starting his maritime history with his family in the 1970’s, Captain Tom has nearly 50 years of experience on the water. Captain Tom has been a USCG Merchant Mariner licensed master for over 20 years. 

Captain Tom is also a graduate engineer and professional land surveyor. With his diverse years of practice, extensive knowledge of mapping, charting and navigating, Captain Tom will find the way for any nautical voyage, which will be the most economical, efficient and successful whether on a charter or delivery. 

Captain Tom’s education and experience allows him to be a natural instructor.  Having had a successful business for nearly 30 years, Captain Tom has had to manage his company, clients and personnel effectively and efficiently. Captain Tom was also a New Jersey State Police certified Boating safety instructor. He taught boating safety to thousands of students during his tenure. Capt. Tom is a PADI certified Divemaster. Being a divemaster, Captain Tom was able to work with students and instructors in helping them acquire their diving certifications. Patience and understanding are crucial in this scenario as panic and anxiety can be fatal. With all of Captain Tom’s life experiences, his demeanor, and his integrity, he is very well suited to make guests feel comfortable and owners feel confident.


Testimonials (10)
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.
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Nov 22, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Capt. Tom has done a fantastic job with boat deliveries, personal instruction and on water training. I have referred him to a number of clients and all engagements have been great. His reliability, knowledge, experience and teaching ability are well suited for all of your boating needs.


Nov 06, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

I have had the pleasure of having Capt. Tom deliver our boat to and from my house in Mantoloking. He is extremely knowledgable, and careful when it comes to driving our boat. He is quick to respond to messages and will discuss the best option in regard to weather to ensure the safety of your vessel.


Nov 05, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Captain Tom is extremely experienced, highly responsible and very knowledgeable. Also a very informative teacher for all navagational needs. I highly recommend him for all deliveries, charters and private navigation training.


Oct 25, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Amazing captain! So knowledgeable, reliable and extremely professional!


Oct 16, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Great Capt great price!!!


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