Owner Brian Dwight, established South Shore Dry Dock Marine in 1990 at it's present location 612 Plain St. Marshfield,MA Brian has been on the water all his life, growing up in a family of recreational and commercial fisherman. His knowledge of local waters, boat handling and quality power boats are always available to his clientèle.
Co-Owner Capt.Buck Berry, joined South Shore Dry Dock Marine in 1994 after spending 18 years has the lead marine service technician for Cummins Diesel. Capt.Buck has owned and operated over 20 quality sportfishing vessels, from Custom sportfish,Bertram, Viking, Hatteras and the list goes on. An avid saltwater angler, he's sure to be found at all the major sportfishing tournaments. After a conversation with Capt.Buck you'll understand why he's one of the most knowledgeable yacht brokers on the East Coast. If your considering buying or selling a quality boat make sure you contact Capt.Buck, you'll be glad you did!!!
Capt. Jason Powell joined South Shore Dry Dock in 2000 and operates our 2 offices in Westport and New Bedford, MA. Prior to joining SSDDM, he attended UMass-Lowell and completed his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. He worked for the New England Patriots for 2 seasons (1991-92). He then worked in physical therapy private practice, while simultaneously earning a US Coast Guard Captain's License and starting a sportfishing charter business based in Westport. He purchased a boat through SSDDM, enjoyed the process, and decided to join the sales team. Jason has run and fished numerous tournament-caliber sportfish boats throughout the Northeast and logged as many as 20 canyon fishing trips per season. His extensive boathandling and sportfishing experience allows him to provide his clients with a very practical perspective when researching the "right boat" for his customer's specific needs. He also performed a gas to diesel repower on his charter boat, owned a custom 37' Downeast Sportfish, and recently served as project co-manager on a 38' Wesmac Downeast major refit project. These experiences have provided the knowledge base to guide his clients through the many complex facets of boat ownership. Jason's expertise has been cited in several publications and he is the author of "What To Look For When Hiring A Yacht Broker "in the Big Game Fishing Journal. He's operated our Westport office at FL Tripp and Sons since 2000 and opened an office at Bayline Boatyard in New Bedford in the spring of 2010. He also serves as the Chairman of the Town of Westport Fish Commission and was a founding board member of the Westport Education Foundation. He and his wife Karen have 3 daughters and live in Westport, MA.
Tom Kane joined South Shore Dry Dock in 2011 and will provide us with a strong presence in the Rhode Island / Northern Connecticut region. Tom has a B.S. Degree in Business Management and after spending several years in the medical software business he decided on a career change and joined the Providence Police Department. He is currently a member of the Detective Unit, Marine Patrol Unit, and the Providence Police Dive Team. He has also undergone extensive training with the USCG Search and Rescue Team. Boating has always been a large part of his recreational and professional life. Having spent so much time boating on Narragansett Bay and Block Island Sound, the opportunity to join South Shore Dry Dock seemed like a good fit. Tom was client before joining the brokerage team. Over the years Tom has owned a fleet of boats from 21ft center consoles to a 31ft Sportfish which he currently owns. Tom's interest and experience in several refit projects gives him a good working knowledge of boats which he shares with his customers. One of this refit projects appeared in Soundings Magazine. Soundings chronicled his most recent project… a 31' Rampage refit, which appeared in the July 2011 issue. He also owns Mobile Shrinkwrap, providing shrinkwrap and mobile yacht maintenance services. Tom also holds a USCG Captains license with a towing endorsement.
With over 30 years of experience boating and fishing throughout New England, Florida, the West Coast, the Bahamas and Mexico, Captain Johnny Walker has amassed a wide and diversified knowledge of the industry. Captain Johnny has worked at many levels from outfitting and supplying boat parts, accessories, tackle, gear, rigging to complete build-outs from start to finish as well as in the brokerage business for many years. During Johnny's extensive career, both recreationally and commercially, he has developed a wide network of fishermen, boaters and industry professionals. As Captain and Crew, Johnny has sport-fished many of the major Pelagic tournaments throughout the US, Mexico and the Bahamas. In addition, Johnny participates in many of the largest industry trade shows and events in the country year after year. Currently Johnny manages as Captain of the Provider, a 42' Wesmac sport-fishing boat. His trademarks are his focus on quality customer service with a "hands on" approach. Captain Johnny Walker is highly motivated and available to assist in any of your boating needs; including but not limited to, appraisal, repair, marketing and sale of your current boat, to location, research, review, and purchase of your future vessel.