Boat Captains Chicago

The USMA Chicago, LLC Captain’s Registry is your resource for Chicago area U.S. Coast Guard Licensed boat captains. Whether you need a Charter Captain, Delivery Captain, a licensed professional to teach you how to safely operate your new boat or just a Captain for the day so you can entertain clients or guests, this listing can fill all of your needs.

Captains and Opportunities

To locate a charter captain, a captain for hire, paid positions for mariners, or businesses by former students, select from the options below.


Licensed Captains

Find a U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captain for your boat, charter boat captains with their own sail or power boats, fishing boat operators, and boat delivery captains.



Maritime Businesses

Find listings of marine-relatedbusinesses operated by our USMA Chicago, LLC graduates, located in the Greater Chicago Area, Lake Michigan, and the Great Lakes.



Maritime Careers

Find a job working in the Greater Chicago area maritime industry — working on a charter boat, on a tour boat, on a cruise ship as a deckhand, as a mate, or as a captain.


USMA Graduates

Since 2008 the US Maritime Academy Chicago Captains Class is "the benchmark" for U.S. Coast Guard approved Master 100-ton and OUPV (6-pack) Captains License training in the Chicago area.

USMA Captain Graduates

The USMA Chicago Captains Registry is a listing of Licensed Captains in the Chicago area. USMA Chicago, LLC does not vouch for their skills but does vouch for the training of our graduates. We've checked their credentials when they applied to be listed here, but it is the responsibility of the individual that hires any Captain to verify and check the currency of their credentials.