Ownership

Comstock Yacht Sales and Marina has been a family owned and operated business since 1973. Larry Gahr purchased the marina from the original owner, Bucky Comstock, who was at the helm since the 1940's. The Gahr family is very proud of their 43+ years on the Beaver Dam Creek and you will still find 3 family members on-site over seeing the daily functions.

Chip Gahr - President

Chip Gahr

President
Don Ditzel - Vice President

Don Ditzel

Vice President
Debra Gahr - Treasurer

Debra Gahr

Treasurer

Sales Department

Let our full time sales staff find the boat of your dreams! Thinking of selling? Let us help! Our sales staff is factory trained on all brands

Chip Gahr - Sales Manager

Chip Gahr

Sales Manager
Hannah Kerrigan - Sales Administrator

Hannah Kerrigan

Sales Administrator
Onboard Since - 2016
John Eskow - Sales Associate

John Eskow

Sales Associate
Phone: 732-330-2970
Raised in Point Pleasant, some of John's first memories of fishing and boating are on the Beaver Dam Creek. John spent family afternoons crabbing and catching blowfish onboard his family's 1967 Grady-White 174 Hatteras, years, fish, and many family memories later, John is now selling Grady-White boats right here on the very same water in front of our marina where for him it all began. A long time friend of the Gahr family, John first joined our sales team in 2002 and along with making our customer's waterborne dreams come true his duties also include advertising/marketing. Previous to joining Comstock John was an 18 year veteran of the Action/Winter Sports Industry. When time permits he enjoys fly fishing and being out on the water with family and friends. Onboard Since - 2011
Capt. Ralph Munsie - Sales Associate

Capt. Ralph Munsie

Sales Associate
Phone: 732-600-8255
Onboard Since - 2006 Ralph is one of those fortunate individuals who truly loves what he does as a profession. Leaving a 23 year career of corporate information technology sales at Total Tec Systems Inc., joining a family business in 2006 to pursue a lifelong dream of spending every day on the water. This Gahr family member can be found fishing or cruising his own boat on off days. His boat, a Pursuit Offshore, the "REEL FUN" is also available for local charters. Captain Ralph's knowledge of the water deepens from a lifetime of fishing trips which span the inshore back bay waters to the far reaching offshore canyons of the continental shelf. Cruising from New England ports to the Outer Banks of North Carolina have well prepared him to assist you in finding the right boat for your needs. Ralph is also heavily involved in local fishing organizations. Holding executive level positions in both the Bay Head Shores Fishing Club and the Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna Club. Lean on his experiences to assist you in turning your dream into a reality.
Josh Jedry - Sales Associate

Josh Jedry

Sales Associate
Phone: 732-433-5660
Onboard Since - 2015 At 35 years old and up and coming in the yacht business, Josh joined the Comstock Team in January 2015 as a sales rep. Coming from a long line of watermen, Josh has been fortunate enough to enjoy a lifetime of experience and memories on the water. As an avid fisherman he has both mated and fished in tournaments all over the world. Josh lives only minutes from the marina and can be found chasing fish offshore in the canyons, surfing or stand up paddling in the back bays in his spare time.
Dane Gahr - Sales Associate

Dane Gahr

Sales Associate
Phone: 732-597-2676
Dane Grew u[p around the docks at Comstock Marina. From the time he was old enough to work you would find him at the Fuel Dock. Thru the years he progressed to working in the Yard where he would, Haul, Clean, Paint and Block customers boats. Fast forward to May 2017, Dane began a new career in our Sales Department. Attending College on a baseball Scholarship, Dane attended a small college outside Philadelphia, where he earned his degree in Corporate Communications while he continued his baseball career. Today not only can you find him in our Sales Department full time, you may also see him cruising out local waterways, on the golf course or dancing it up at the Patio. Onboard since 2015

Service Department

Our Award Winning Service Team has the knowledge and experience to get you back on the water fast!

Don Ditzel - Manager

Don Ditzel

Manager
Dave Kennedy - Service Manager

Dave Kennedy

Service Manager
Onboard Since - 1993 Yamaha Master Tech
Capt. Tony Miller - Warranty & Customer Service Manager

Capt. Tony Miller

Warranty & Customer Service Manager
Onboard Since - 2011
Michele Demont - Service Writer & Billing

Michele Demont

Service Writer & Billing
Onboard Since - 2006
Robert Iliescu - Technician

Robert Iliescu

Technician
Onboard Since - 2006 Yamaha Master Tech Mercury/Mercruiser Certified
Corey Wisniewski - Certified Technician Yamaha/Mercruiser

Corey Wisniewski

Certified Technician Yamaha/Mercruiser
Onboard Since - 2011
Larry Clarici - Fiberglass Repair, Paint, Custom Carpentry and Fiberglass

Larry Clarici

Fiberglass Repair, Paint, Custom Carpentry and Fiberglass
Onboard Since - 1995
Capt. Sean Meisenbacher - U.S.C.G Licensed Captain & Yard Foreman

Capt. Sean Meisenbacher

U.S.C.G Licensed Captain & Yard Foreman
Onboard Since - 2003
Zach Pable - Technician

Zach Pable

Technician
Onboard Since - 2016
Shane Rodrick - Technician

Shane Rodrick

Technician
Onboard Since - 2018
Brian Nolan - Certified Technician Yamaha/Mercruiser

Brian Nolan

Certified Technician Yamaha/Mercruiser
Onboard Since - 2018
Armando Flores - Yard

Armando Flores

Yard
Onboard Since - 2008
J. Antonio Flores - Yard

J. Antonio Flores

Yard
Onboard Since - 2011

Parts Department

OEM or Aftermarket, Comstock Parts Department is fully stocked and has what you need! Special Orders arrive next day in most cases.

Bill Strother - Parts Manager

Bill Strother

Parts Manager
Onboard Since - 2007
James Spranger - Parts Department & Certified Technician - Yamaha/Mercruiser

James Spranger

Parts Department & Certified Technician - Yamaha/Mercruiser
Onboard Since - 2009

Accounting Department

Debra Gahr - Treasurer

Debra Gahr

Treasurer
Donna Patterson - Accounts Receivable

Donna Patterson

Accounts Receivable
Onboard Since - 2013

In Memoriam

These are some of the folks that got us where we are today, but are no longer with us.

Larry Gahr (LG) -

Larry Gahr (LG)

Leonard "Larry" F. Gahr, Jr., 75, of Brick, NJ and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, passed away peacefully at his home, Sunday, February 19th, 2017. Larry was born on July 30, 1941, in Newark, NJ. His family lived in Verona, moved to Manasquan and then to Point Pleasant when he was 12. He graduated from Point Pleasant Beach High School in 1960. Larry was an entrepreneur at age 18 opening Gahr's Bay Avenue Esso on Bay Ave. & Rt. 88 in Point Pleasant, May of his senior year. After selling his business, Larry sold cars at Surf Chevrolet and he then become the youngest Chevy Sales Manager in the U.S. In 1973, Larry, his 1st wife and his best friends purchased Comstock Boat Works in Brick - a Full Service Marina for Sales, Service and Parts. His keen business sense and caring heart landed him some of the most loyal employees, wonderful customers and several of the most prestigious boat lines! He was the President and CFO until turning the business over to his children in 2004. Larry then retired, spending most of the year in Palm Beach Gardens playing golf. Larry was a past member of the Elks in Point Pleasant Beach and has hosted the Elks - Special Needs Children's boat ride day at Comstock since 1973. He was a founding member of the Marine Trades Association of NJ, a member of Manasquan River Golf Club for 25 years and of East Point Golf Club in Florida. Larry is predeceased by his father, Leonard F. Gahr, Sr., his mother, Charlotte Buddington-Gahr, his eldest brother, Ronald Gahr, and his brother, Richard Gahr. He leaves behind his wife Patricia, his son Leonard F. "Chip" Gahr, III and his wife Susan, his daughter Debbie Gahr, his stepson Donald Ditzel and his wife Jen, his grandchildren; Ashley, Hannah, Dane, Andrew, Jacob, Jeremy & Mallory, his sister in law Betsy, lots of nieces and nephews, friends and his sweet canine companion Kayla.
Andy Buppert -

Andy Buppert

Andy started with Comstock Boat Works in 1975 and worked here until is passing in 2013. Andy was talented mechanic and great mentor to many employees over the years, many of whom are still working here today
Adam "Fred" Gernsbeck -

Adam "Fred" Gernsbeck

Fred held various jobs and Comstock for over 20 years, until his passing in 2010
Mark Cawley - Yamaha Master Tech

Mark Cawley

Yamaha Master Tech
Mark was an extremely talented technician and worked until his passing in 2014