Southeast Alaska Pilots' Association, Ketchikan, Alaska Sea Pilots, Marine Pilots for Southeast Alaska


Yacht Information
Tongass Narrows
Waterway Guide
SE Alaska
Waterway Guide
Tracy Arm/Endicott
Arm Agreement
Training Program
SEAPA Tide Book
NOAA Weather
VHF Marine Radio
Maritime Security
Links of Interest
Pilot Ladders
Safety Info

Summer Office Hours

M-F 0830 - 1600
       S-S 0900 - 1300
907.225.9696 on-call 24/7

Winter Office Hours
M-F 0900 - 1500
907.225.9696 on-call 24/7






The Southeast Alaska Pilotage Area covers the waters from Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay and is a compulsory pilotage area. Comprehensive marine pilotage in Southeast Alaska is provided by Southeast Alaska Pilots' Association. Pilots are licensed by the State of Alaska and the United States Coast Guard to provide compulsory marine pilotage to all vessels entering the waters of Southeast Alaska except those vessels indentified in Alaska Statute 08.62.180.


2014-2015 Board of Directors
Capt. Ed Sinclair, President
Capt. Paul Merrill, Vice-President
Capt. Doug Sturm, Secretary
Capt. Fred Montez
   Capt. Barry Olver
   Capt. Rich Preston
   Capt. Michael Tamney

Dispatchers are on duty
24 hours a day, 7 days a week year-round

SouthEast Alaska Pilots' Association
1621 Tongass Avenue, Suite 300
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
ph. 907-225-9696
fax 907-247-9696

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