Owned and operated continuously since 1982 by longtime Thomaston resident Jeff Armstrong, Jeff’s Marine has always made delivering excellent service its highest priority. Most of our customers have been with us for many years, if not decades, and we’re proud to call them friends.

Nancy Armstrong

Nancy Armstrong

CEO, Owner

Thomas Turansky

Thomas Turansky

General Manager

Chris Walkup

Chris Walkup

Service Manager

Tracy Mills

Tracy Mills

Office Manager

Kathryn A. Turansky

Kathryn A. Turansky

Marketing and Sales

Kathryn has been working for Jeff’s Marine since age 11, when she first started washing boats and coiling hoses. She soon moved up in the world, working at the front desk for a year and learning much from her father. After graduating from the University of South Florida in 2010, Kathryn traveled and lived in Chile, New York City, the Caribbean, and Tahiti, and is always impressed by the international presence of Yamaha Outboards she sees on the water. She is excited to be working alongside her husband, Thomas, and spending time raising their toddler, Andrew, and newborn, James.

Danielle Weaver

Danielle Weaver

Sales Assistant

Danielle is a graduate of the Class of 2021 of the University of Maine with a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Marketing. Currently, Danielle continues at UMO with an MBA concentrating in the sustainability of fishing industries on Maine’s coast. Growing up in St. George, Danielle began fishing at a young age, and today owns her own lobster boat.  Jeff’s Marine is excited to have Danielle, as she is responsible for boat and outboard sales of all sizes.  

Stephen Wilcox

Stephen Wilcox

Yamaha Technician

Steve grew up Camden, Maine, where he attended Camden – Rockport High School. Upon graduating, Steve entered the U.S. Air Force in the field of Ground Radar Repair. In the six years he was enlisted, Steve moved up in rank and knowledge, and was placed in the Quality Assurance Office.  After leaving the Air Force in search of a new career, Steve met a character by the name of Jeff Armstrong, and was hired as the new Yamaha Outboard Rigger and Electrician at Jeff’s Marine in 2003. He has been at Jeff’s Marine ever since and has attended Yamaha School many times to gain his certification as a Yamaha Technician and learn about the latest technology.

Skip Pietila

Skip Pietila

Yamaha Technician

A Mid Coast native, Skip came to work at Jeff’s  Marine in the busy spring of 2017. He trained to be a mechanic at a young age, having spent much time at Jeff’s Marine under the direction of Jeff. He operated his family engine repair business for many years, and so he came to the marina with plenty of experience and skill.

Derrick Bustard

Derrick Bustard

Yard Crew

Since joining Jeff’s Marine in 2012, Derrick has acquired skill and knowledge, and continues to be an essential employee at the marina. Derrick operates our trucks and trailers and is an expert at boat transportation. He pulls long hours throughout the busiest months of the season to ensure customers can get on the water and get the most out of the boating season. Derrick has also begun acquiring the skills and knowledge to become a small engine mechanic.

Jake Ames

Jake Ames

Yard Crew

Jake joined the team at Jeff’s in the fall of 2017.  A Friendship native, Jake now lives in Cushing with his wife, Jenny, and dog.  In the yard, Jake and the rest of the yard crew work hard in service, pick up and delivery. He specializes in  fabrication and makes sure that all woodworking projects meets customer satisfaction.

Dylan Maloney

Dylan Maloney

Yard Crew

Dylan Maloney joined the crew full time at Jeff’s Marine in the Spring of 2020.  A graduate of Oceanside High School in Rockland, Dylan has over twenty years of experience on the water lobstering, and enjoys boating with friends.  Dylan lives in Cushing with his wife, Jessica. 

Henry

Henry

Yard Cat

Henry joined us in 2017 as a rescue from the Knox County Humaine Society, and has been a loving member of the marina crew since then.  He is playful, and can sometimes  scratch!  But he enjoys strokes on his head and praise for his mouse hunting.  You can often find him walking the docks or lounging indoors.  

Loki

Loki

Boat Yard Dog

Loki has been a faithful member of the marina crew since puppyhood in the spring of 2019.  Often found scouting for bones and pats, Loki is a friendly boy, tail waggler, and avid swimmer.  He is better around boats than cars, and will be happy to meet you!