The Association of Yacht Support Services

American Yacht Agents

American Yacht Agents a full-service yacht agency and concierge service.  Whether in the U.S. for a yard period or entertaining guests in Miami, Fort Lauderdale or Palm Beach, AYA can offer full support along the way.  We also have a team of professionals to assist from the Florida Keys to New York, the Great Lakes and even in the Bahamas.

American Yacht Agents believes in a team approach to yacht support and works closely with a broad base of vendors all vetted and approved.

Who We Are
Captain Debora Radtke – Compliance and Shoreside support: With 20 years on board private and charter yachts.  Debora transitioned from heads and beds to the wheelhouse, this has given her the experience and knowledge to assist every department on a vessel.

Port State compliance – for U.S. ports

  • Immigration escort, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) clearances
  • Electronic notices of arrival and USCG regulations ENOA/D and COFR

Project Management – Experienced refit and build captain on staff to assist in working with local vendors and shipyards.  Warranty support and Centralized billing services.

Port Information
Name of Port: Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach
Facilities:  Electricity, Water and Telephone

Shore side support

Shoreside Support while in U.S. including, but not limited to:

  • Pilotage arrangements
  • Tugs and tows
  • Cash to Master
  • Carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Onboard first-aid training with MCA approved instructor
  • Guest tours and crew outings
  • Bunkering
  • Shipping needs; including Custom Clearances
  • Onboard entertainment – DJ’s, live music, children’s entertainment etc.
  • Centralized billing service for vendor invoices

Contact Info:

Captain Debora Radtke
m:  +1 954 684 9456
o:  +1 954 908 7559