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                     Yacht Charters, LLC

U.S. Navy Retired Capt. Gig Michaud

Member Of:
     - National Association of Charterboat Operators
     - Northeast Charterboat Captains Association
     - Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
     - The Maritime Consortium (U.S. Coast Guard’s Mandatory Drug            Testing Regulations)

Captain Gig Michaud is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captain (Master), and a Retired Navy Captain, having served for 26 years, both on Navy Active Duty and in the Active Navy Reserves. 


Captain Gig has a lifetime of experience on the ocean.   He has crewed, captained, and/or owned various boats from 8 feet to 65 feet.   He has yachting experience throughout the Atlantic Coast from Maine to Florida.  In addition to his U.S. Coast Guard Captain (Master) License (license # 3545741), Captain Gig is a Licensed Captain for Towboat US, a Licensed Training Captain for Freedom Boat Club, as well as a Licensed Training Captain for Private Boat Lessons.   Captain Gig delivers Yachts/Boats for private owners or companies along the Eastern Seaboard.   In addition to Capt Gig’s private yachting experience, his experience serving aboard 4 Navy Ships, from 390 feet to 1,063 feet, as a qualified Surface Warfare Officer, helped him gain further knowledge of the Ocean.   He transited across the Atlantic Ocean 5 times on various Navy Ships.   His expertise will provide you with experiences so vastly different from any other, while enjoying the privacy of “your own yacht”.


Our Goal is to make your day on the Ocean, aboard Yacht "GIA", an informative and enjoyable experience for you and your family or small business group.