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


Yachts, Pilot
Stations, & Rates

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


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

Requirements for Yachts, Pilot Stations, & Rates

State of Alaska Requirements

Before you request a pilot, please contact the State of Alaska Marine Pilot Coordinator, Crystal Dooley, in Juneau at 907-465-2548 or email to request a pilotage exemption or for more information regarding cruising in SE Alaska.


  • North Pacific Maritime and Yacht Services of Alaska offers these services for vessels visiting Alaska. Their professional and courteous staff are licensed and bonded. Contact them to arrange pilotage services by email at or call 907-225-6157.
    • Customs & Immigration Clearance
    • Licensing & Permitting
    • Provisioning & Catering
    • Fuel Services
    • Pilot Liaison & Arrangements
    • Itinerary Planning Tours & Excursion Planning
    • Berth & Dock Reservations
    • Emergency Assistance
    • Equipment Storage/Warehousing

Pilotage Rates, Pilot Stations, & Yacht Exemptions


SEAPA Dispatchers are on duty 24/7 at 907-225-9696

Sea Pilots Office Hours

Mid May - Mid Sept.

Mid Sept. - Mid May


  0830 - 1600


  0900 - 1500


  0900 - 1300