Owners David L Mastolier and Jared G Bradshaw have many years of experience in vessel operations throughout the Alaska coastline. With SVA, you will get great platforms to service your needs along with the expertise of actual hands on experience in Alaskan waters. Dave and Jared live, work, and play in Alaska and know and understand the tough and challenging conditions that Alaska can present to your project.


David L Mastolier

David Mastolier

David L Mastolier, President and General Manager, has lived in Alaska since 1976. He began running boats as a child, purchasing his first vessel at the age of 14. After graduating from Valdez High School he served his country in the Army. Upon returning, Dave jumped back into the marine industry and over the years has operated many varied vessels such as pilot, tug, landing craft, research, and passenger vessels throughout the Alaska coastline. He has held a Coast Guard Captains license since 1990 with zero accident record and no USCG disciplinary actions or citations.

Dave resides in Homer with his wife, Bonnie, of 25+ years where they raised their two daughters, Valerie and Melanie.

email: dave@svaboats.com


Jared Bradshaw

Jared Bradshaw

Jared G Bradshaw, Vice President and Operations Manager, moved with his family to Alaska in 1995.  He began working on vessels right away at the age of 15.  Jared obtained his USCG license at the young age of 19, and began to run large passenger vessels throughout the remote coastline of Alaska. Jared has held a USCG Captains license since 1998 with a zero-accident record with vessels, passengers, and crew and has not been party to any USCG disciplinary action or citation.

Jared resides in Homer with his wife, Britny, of 18+ years and their four children: Joshua, William, Gabriel, and Gracey.

email: jared@svaboats.com

Bonnie G Mastolier

Bonnie Mastolier

Bonnie G Mastolier, Secretary/Treasurer and Office Manager, has lived in Alaska since 1986. She initially came to Alaska from the Pacific Northwest to work a 4-month contract on a crab processor. After that work she decided to stay in Alaska and worked for Alaska Commercial Company in Dutch Harbor as an office manager. She began a 20-year career, in Homer, as a commercial lines insurance broker in 1992. Her experience included working with clients in the maritime industry, assisting them with her in depth knowledge of insurance coverages and risk management.

Bonnie enjoys running and many outdoor activities, as well as spending time with family and friends.

email: bonnie@svaboats.com