In 1952, Cliff Taro founded our parent company, North Pacific Maritime, to provide vessel agency services for the growing number of ships doing business in Alaska. The company has continued to grow and prosper, over the years becoming an integral part of the shipping industry in Alaska. Yacht Services of Alaska was created as a division of North Pacific Maritime to assist yacht captains navigating in Alaskan waters.

Yacht Services of Alaska is a full-service vessel agency based in Ketchikan, Alaska. From pre-arrival preparation to 24-hour logistic support services throughout the entire state, our goal is to help your cruise run smoothly. With offices throughout Southeast Alaska and a vast maritime network, we provide continuous service from Ketchikan to the Aleutian Islands and as far north as Nome. Our company boasts over 100+ years of maritime experience to make your time in Alaska memorable and fluid. Yacht Services of Alaska is the subject matter expert for cruising in Alaska; our knowledge base and maritime network are unrivaled.

Pre-Arrival Services Include:

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection regulations
  • United States Coast Guard requirements
  • United States Department of Agriculture procedures
  • State of Alaska Environmental documentation
  • State of Alaska Board of Marine Pilots

Post-arrival Services Include:

  • Pilotage Requests/Pilot Transport Vessel Requests
  • Itinerary Work
  • Airport Transfers
  • Provisioning/Floral Services
  • Trash Purging (Foreign & Domestic)
  • Bunkering
  • Sport Fishing Captains
  • Chase Vessels
  • Guide/Naturalist Services
  • Moorage Reservations
  • Transportation
  • Excursion Planning/Booking
  • Crew Support
  • Uniforms
  • Equipment Storage
  • Mail Services
  • Repair Arrangements
  • Cash to Master Services
  • Special Requests
  • Emergency Assistance

To contact us for services please email us at [email protected]