Scott Krawiec

Starting at a young age of 9 years old Scott went to work at a local marina in his hometown just so that he could be on boats. He started out mopping rental boats before owning his own boat at age 10. He grabbed an old garvey from the marina, fixed it up and started a small crabbing business. By the age 11 he was running around Great Bay in his own AquaSport center console.

His passion for offshore began while canyon fishing with the owner of the marina at a very young age. By the age 14, Scotts catches included Big-eye, yellowfin, bluefin and both marlin species. Frequent trips to the Keys where his grandparents lived only helped grow his passion. Sailfish, wahoo and grouper were added to this list. By age 15 he was mating on a tournament sport fishing boat, which he eventually took over the helm before starting his own...

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Genine and Wayne Puglise

Wayne and Genine Puglise have been building boats together for 20 years.  Wayne came into the Bertram Yard where Genine worked for some warranty repairs. Wayne  moved her up to Jersey shortly afterward.  As he continued to grow his other business interests she worked for another local boat manufacturer.  When Wayne decided to look for his next boat project they scoured the East Coast and the North Carolina greats.  He then found the Jersey Devil project in his own back yard.  Knowing exactly what he wanted as an avid fisherman and using his own mechanical background they set about starting Jersey Cape Yachts.  Wayne is involved in every aspect of the build process and continually forging ahead to grow their brand and the line of boats they build as well as working with the Service and Repair team.  You’ll find Genine...

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Justin Brown
Professional Team Broker - Cape May, NJ / Indian River, DE

Justin Brown has more than 30 years of boating, fishing and recreational experience from New Jersey to Florida and the Bahamas. He grew up at the Jersey shore every summer visiting his grandparent’s home on the bay. Justin’s passion for being in, on and around the water developed and grew into his lifelong love of boating and fishing. After completing his boating safety course, Justin could be found on the family’s 18’ Sea Ray crabbing, fishing, or enjoying water skiing in the back bay’s of New Jersey. Originally from Pennsylvania, Justin graduated from Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with a degree in Recreation and Sports Management. He spent his college summers working for South Jersey’s Wildwood Beach Patrol. For the past 11 years, Justin has focused on operations for large-scale events across...

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Bob Barrett
Professional Team Broker- Longport, NJ / Stuart, FL

Robert "Bob" Barrett is a South Jersey born and raised resident, raised on a farm in Berlin, NJ spending his summers farming and lounging in Long Beach Island from a very young age. At the age of 17 he had an old Glastron boat he would run down the Mullica River into the Great Bay fishing all day. At the age of 19, he joined the Navy as an Air Traffic Controller on the USS Nimitz, CVN-68 sailing from Norfolk Naval Station, after 4 years in the Navy, he got left the Navy and got his pilot's license at Cross Keys airport in Williamstown, NJ spending several years working for various small airlines until he decided to go into the Air Force Reserves flying the C-141B Starlifter and the KC-10A Extender flying in support of numerous worldwide conflicts. 

After 37 years of military service and 26 years with the Department...

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Chelsea Burns
Professional Team Broker - Margate/Ventnor, NJ / Longport, NJ

Chelsea Burns was born and raised in southern New Jersey near Atlantic City. She grew up enjoying the best of both worlds living on a horse farm and fishing with her father. Growing up she loved fishing for flounder. Her boyfriend a local Captain, began taking her Striper and Flounder fishing often and included her in some offshore fishing and tournaments. In the warmer months they spend their weekends with their two GSPs in the back bays. Chelsea had the opportunity to fish in Costa Rica offshore and inshore with a local friend. She purchased her first boat of her own this past year, a 1990 16’ Wahoo, “The Dirty Ore”, that she enjoys taking crabbing and to the Dredge (a south jersey secret). When Chelsea isn’t enjoying the beach and water in the summer, she hunts pheasant, deer, and turkey. Recently she changed careers from...

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Dewey Knapp
Professional Team Broker - Long Beach Island, NJ

Dewey grew up surrounded by boats and fishing, and currently owns a unique Albemarle 265 from the 1990’s, with twin outboards. He has a lot of experience to pull from on boats ranging from midsize center consoles to larger long-range trawlers along with many hours spent offshore fishing/cruising. He has had a lifelong passion of fishing, boating and being on the water in general. He looks forward to working closely with his clients from the start, to determine what boat will match their needs, and continuing on with professional service and availability for any boating needs you may have.

Get started with Dewey by reaching out to him at or via his cell phone 978-580-7864.

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Glenn Labove
Professional Team Broker - Avalon, NJ

Glenn was born, raised, and continues to live in Chews Landing, NJ, with his wife and two children. He has been an avid boater and fisherman from an early age, and after retiring from a decorated Law Enforcement career following a crash involving a drunk driver, Glenn is embracing the opportunity to bring his passion, experience, and love for the water to the team at JCYS. He obtained his United States Power Squadrons certificate at age 15, and now captains his seventh boat, a Blackfin 33 Flybridge harbored in Somers Point, NJ. In addition to his maritime and family interests, Glenn also enjoys volunteering his time with his children's sports teams, Martial Arts, school activities, and served over 25 years as a volunteer with his local Fire Department and Ambulance Squad. Glenn is also an avid motorcyclist and member of the...

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Capt. Jim
Professional Team Broker - Toms River, NJ

Jim is a lifelong resident of NJ; he has a passion for boats and the coastal lifestyle. Jim has been boating for most of his life and selling them for nearly 20 years. Jim offers experience coupled with professionalism in the marine industry. Whether you are just starting your search of boat ownership or looking to upgrade he can support you through the entire sales process to buy or sell your boat. Please feel free to contact him, as he is eager assist you in your voyage. 

Contact Capt. Jim @ 908/644-0935 or

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Harvey Dash
Professional Team Broker - Atlantic City, NJ

Harvey Dash was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.  At the age of 12, his older brother brought him down to the Chesapeake Bay for a few days of crabbing & fishing and he instantly fell in love.  He was an avid swimmer in junior & senior high school and was a lifeguard at the age of 17 in Atlantic City.  His dream when he went on to college was to major in marine biology due to his fascination with the ocean.  However, a professor that he respected advised him "you are cut-out to be a businessman; do marine-life for fun".  Harvey attended The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and has had a successful 36-year career in the investment industry.  He has boated & fished most of the Caribbean Islands, the entire East & West Coast of The United States, the entire country of Mexico and the...

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William Smith
Professional Team Broker- Chesapeake / Maryland, MD

William "Bill" Smith was born and raised in Philadelphia. Bill Spent 35 years on the Philadelphia Police Department. Growing up, as well as going to High School Bill fished, crabbed and oystered on his families commercial fishing boat out of Whitman Maryland. Bill also had experience out in the Atlantic Ocean, along his journey Bill  was able to acquire his Captains License. The Chesapeake as Bill explains, offers countless excursions to the boating community. From salt and fresh water fishing to countless cruising destinations, with it's protected harbors and lagoons, this destination seems to be a true fisherman's paradise.  

Bill Smith 267/249-1444 or

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Bradley Brandenburg
Professional Team Broker - Orange Beach, AL

Bradley has been involved in the fishing and boating industry since he was 14, when Bradley got his first real boat job as a deckhand on a 65’ hatteras “thunder” that his uncle captained. Since then he has worked/fished on numerous boats ranging from 25ft center consoles to 60’ sport fishing boats. Bradley is now a licensed captain going on 6 years. Running offshore fishing charters for 2 years, then into the private captain sport fishing side for about 4 years ago. Currently captain of a 45’ Seahunter center console which he took the helm after his current owner sold our 36’ Jersey Devil built by Jersey Cape Yachts. This was the opportunity I met Scott From JCYS as he sold the 36' Devil for us. As well as being a licensed captain, I have worked in the marine repair business doing everything from complete refits of boats...

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Capt. Travis Scott
Professional Team Captain - Indian River, DE

Travis Scott's love for boats and the water started at the early age of 10 when he spent his summers in Ocean City, Maryland. Travis walked the docks and found his way to help the charter boat captains do what ever they needed for their fishing operations.

Buying his first boat at age 15, Travis began inshore fishing. Starting with an invite to run offshore when he was 19 has paved the path he now continues to follow today. After his offshore experience, Travis started mating on charter boats learning and building his offshore skills. At the age of 23 Travis took on the responsibility that many at this age would not even think of. Travis bought his first offshore boat. Today, Travis is on his third offshore boat  a 40' Luhrs Express. Travis is the proud owner of Canyon Hunter Sportfishing a charter business out of Indian...

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Capt. Cody Melton
Professional Team Captain - Long Beach Island, NJ

Cody Melton has been apart of the boating world since before he even knew it. At the young age of 7 he caught his first yellowfin tuna aboard his grandfather’s 57’ Hatteras. At the age of 12 he landed his first bigeye tuna(also the first in his family) & at age 15 his first Blue Marlin. And at age 17 he purchased his first boat with his brother, a 28’ Carolina Classic. Since then the story continues along the same path now owning a 53’ Custom Carolina, the Jersey Nutz, a premier charter vessel running out of the Manasquan River.

As a USCG licensed captain, in addition to running charters with his brother RJ, Cody also runs & maintains a privately owned 50’ Henriques “Heavy Metals” full time out of Barnegat Light. This position has allowed Cody to demonstrate his professionalism and passion for...

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Capt. RJ Melton
Professional Team Captain - Manasquan, NJ

Born and Raised on the water RJ Melton has been a part of the boating and fishing community for his entire life. All of RJ’s free time during his early years was either spent on his family’s boat fishing offshore, or working at the family diesel shop. When RJ was in College he and his brother Cody decided that they had such a love for the water that they wanted to start their own charter business. So by the age of 20 RJ and his brother purchased a boat and started Jersey Nutz Sport Fishing. Less than a year after starting his professional fishing career RJ earned his first major offshore fishing tournament victory taking home 1st overall heaviest tuna at the Manasquan River Marlin Tuna Club Open. Since that time RJ has been heavily involved in the Sport fishing industry, running their now 53’ Custom Carolina, logging over 50...

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