Archives: Staff

These are the staff members

Michael Kusler

Michael Kusler

Michael’s passion for boating and the Ocean runs deep. Michael is a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, USCG licensed Captain, IGFA Captain and sport fishing guide, Licensed Yacht Broker, boat owner and Sportfishing enthusiast. Michael enjoys teaching Seamanship, boat handling, blue-water cruising and all things fishing. “There is nothing better than getting new boat owners and… Read more →

Kristen Kusler

Kristen plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including boat show’s, trade shows and fishing tournaments. Kristen helps coordinate day to day activities, directs staff recruitment, selection and development. In addition Kristen’s true passion of photography via Kristen Kusler Photography is a great addition to the team by exposing the beauty of Kusler Yachts boats and yachts… Read more →

Scott Veach

Scott Veach

Scott grew up in Venezuela where he got his introduction to boating and fishing aboard a 26′ wood express. That experience left him with a lifelong passion for the water. Scott has been an active member of the Southern California marine industry for 25+ years. Scott is a licensed USCG Master with operation aboard yachts… Read more →

Peter Giacalone

Peter Giacalone

Peter is a San Diego native born into an Italian-American fishing family. He grew up on commercial and sportfishing boats, most recently as an owner/captain of two long time San Diego charter vessels. His parlay into yacht sales was a natural fit. Peter brings countless hours of real-life, on-the-water experience along with an immense knowledge… Read more →

Tom Cardosa

Tom Cardosa Kusler Yachts

Tom was born and raised in the Point Loma area of San Diego, CA, where everyone at some level has a connection to boating and the sea. Tom has owned and operated his own commercial fishing vessel for a 36-year career at sea. Tom has traveled extensively throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean and as far… Read more →

Michael Marshall

Michael Marshall is a Newport Beach native whose lifelong passion for boating began as a child. As a USCG licensed 200-ton Captain, he has managed, maintained, and operated top sportfish programs across Southern California, Mexico, Florida, and the Bahamas. With extensive experience in navigating diverse marine environments, Michael has established a reputation for excellence in… Read more →

Jackson Martin

Jackson, a Green Bay, Wisconsin native, has been immersed in the Great Lakes lifestyle since childhood. His passion for the water was kindled early on by his father, who introduced him to a variety of watersports including surfing, windsurfing/kiteboarding, wakeboarding, and sailing. Every summer, Jackson and his family would embark on boat expeditions across the… Read more →

Thomas Culbertson

Thomas Culbertson has recently joined Kusler Yachts after 30 years of experience in the passenger vessel industry. His love for hospitality and passion for boating led to his natural transition to the charter boat business with Spirit of Boston and most recently the Charles Riverboat Company. He is a licensed captain of 30+ years of… Read more →