Results-oriented small-craft experts producing unparalleled outcomes for clients.


With a wealth of experience spanning decades in the marine industry, Captain Kent Dresser oversees a carefully curated team of passionate and highly skilled small-craft freelancers who share his dedication to delivering real-world expertise across various marine sectors. Our philosophy is straightforward – even though the boat is small, the job is big. Together, we produce practical and credible results that speak for themselves.

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Dresser Marine founded and operates the nation’s principal trade association for professional captains of vessels up to 200 tons, promoting the interests of these captains through advocacy, professional development and industry collaborations.

A team of highly competent small boat professionals with unparalleled real-world expertise and credibility available to provide unbiased opinions, knowledge and insight for legal proceedings.

For close to 20 years Dresser Marine has provided professional development and training both remotely and in person with US Coast Guard approved training courses for Captains of vessels up to 200 GRT, STCW Basic Safety Training, RYA certifications, and more.



Educational technology for remote learning that fulfills the worldwide training needs of mariners working across time zones. From crew onboarding to teaching tender operators Collision Avoidance principles, we develop, facilitate and host online learning management systems that meet your specific needs.

Development of tailored and interactive training with certifications for your fleet including work and utility boats, law enforcement, fire, rescue, and expedition vessels.