Meet the Dockmaster

Tom Kennelly is pursuing his Certified Captain and brings more than seven years of boating and maritime experience to Danfords Marina. A graduate of Farmingdale State University with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and pursuing his Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Kennelly has been at Danfords since 2006 and served as Senior Dockhand from 2008 to 2011 and Assistant Dockmaster from 2011 to 2013.


As Danfords’ Dockmaster, Tom is charged with the responsibility of managing the dock, providing a range of personal services from sharing knowledge of the area to helping boaters chart the best course to their next destination, and serving as a source of information. Kennelly and his team are not only experts in docking each arriving boat in its proper slip, but also ensuring that each boater’s experience in Port Jefferson Harbor and in and around Long Island Sound is a wonderful one.