Chart View Search

Search Waterway by Nautical Mile

Select Waterway:
Statute Mile:

(Min: 0nm Max: 1095nm)

Search by Latitude/Longtitude

Degrees/Minutes/Decimal Minutes Format
Degrees/Decimal Degrees Format
(Degrees/Decimal Degrees Format Only)

Deg:   Min/Dec. Min:   

Deg:   Min/Dec. Min:   

(Degrees/Minutes/Decimal Minutes Format Only)

Salty Southeast
Cruisers' Net
Cruisers Helping Cruisers

Words of Praise for Deaton Yacht Services, Oriental, NC and TowBoat/US

Whitaker Creek - Click for Chartview

Deaton Yacht Services, located on Whittaker Creek in Oriental, NC, is a long-time repair firm that has, according to all reports I’ve had, been delivering quality work for many years. Now, they are a TowBoat/US franchise as well. Talk about a good thing getting even better.

We are a 36 Grand Banks Trawler and we hit a sunken log on the Dismal Swamp, damaging one of our newly-repaired props that were chewed up on Erie Canal. That time, we had both repaired on the Hudson River for $690. This time, we got into the Deaton Marine yard and the staff and management were excellent; within minutes, they had the props off so we could borrow their car and drive them to Morehead City for repair. They put our boat back in the water so we could be comfortable and stay warm. When we picked up the props the next day, they asked us to call them on our way back and they had BTS sitting in the slings all ready for the props to mount.We were put back in the water for a comfortable evening and we left the next day. The charges were reasonable and everyone was quicker than we could have ever expected. About the only disappointment was the $590 charge from the Propeller service for a bent blade on one prop; we expected less.

Click Here To Open A Chart View Window, Zoomed To the Location of Whitaker Creek

Add your comment to this discussion:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required). All "Comments/Reviews" submitted to the Salty Southeast Cruisers' Net are reviewed by our editorial staff before being published.

Cruising News and Reference Directories
Boat Broker Partners