Services at Cape Charles Yacht Center’s new full-scale service center are provided by Cape Marine Center, a highly regarded company known for both technical skill and solid craftsmanship. The company designs, installs and services all types of mechanical systems—from electrical and satellite issues, to engine and generator problems. Whether you need skilled carpentry and cabin outfitting, or help with maintenance issues like bottom painting, Cape Marine Center can fix your boat quickly and get you back out on the water.

 

Services and Capabilities

  • Custom design, installation and service of all types of mechanical systems
  • Engine and generator repair
  • Electronics, satellite communications and entertainment systems
  • Electrical systems—charging and AC/DC
  • Inverters
  • A/C and refrigeration systems
  • Fiberglass and composites
  • Paint and varnish
  • Bottom painting
  • Boat trim
  • Carpentry
  • Rigging
  • Caterpillar marine engine services provided by Alban CAT

 

We are an authorized dealer for:

  • Marine Air

  • Cruisair

  • Grunert

  • Sea Frost

  • Master Volt

  • Raymarine

  • Volvo Penta QL

  • INTERLUX

All of our technicians have ABYC electrical systems certification and ARI EPA refrigerant certifications.


Our People

 

Cape Charles Yacht Center

Rob Maguire, Dock Master

Rob Maguire is our Dockmaster. He comes to Cape Charles Yacht Center with a diverse background and passion for the water and helping others. Rob's nautical experience started early in New England with an old wooden dory and a set of oars. He worked on the docks along the intracoastal waterway during high school and college and has nearly 30 years of experience with both pleasure yachts and commercial fishing vessels.  Rob’s “local knowledge” stems from 15 years exploring the Chesapeake Bay and its many marinas, from Hampton Roads all the way to the C&D Canal, and beyond.  You will find Rob's customer service to be top notch and his desire to ensure you have a memorable stay at Cape Charles Yacht Center second to none.

 

Cape Marine Center

George Baker, Chief Operating Officer

George Baker is an experienced boat builder and transporter, with more than 10 years of previous experience at Composite Yacht. With a Class A CDL, he specializes in oversized yacht transportation to include crane operator, forklift operator and hydraulic trailer operator as well as a Certified Marine Travelift operator. George is experienced in composite engineering, fabrication and repairs utilizing epoxy and polyester resins, mechanical system installation, diagnostic and repairs, marine finishes including varnish, paint, Awl Grip, and gelcoats, marine carpentry including construction and finish joinery, metal fabrication in aluminum, steel, stainless steel, bronze and copper, welding, forming, milling, etc.  George performs diesel and gas engine installations, diagnostics, repair and rebuild. George is knowledgeable in both AC and DC marine electrical systems. 


Storage

Cape Charles Yacht Center also offers short-term and long-term boat slips and dry storage. Our facility is above the hurricane line, which may mean significant savings on your insurance policy.


Transportation

We’ll help you get around, even when you can’t get around by water. We offer a free shuttle service to all Cape Charles attractions, so you can play a round of golf or explore our historic town while you wait.


Running on empty? Call 757.331.3100 for a fuel quote.