New England Burials at Sea is helmed by Captain Brad White.


Captain Brad White grew up on the South Shore of Boston, traveled the world for 20 years and now resides near New England Burial at Sea’s home port of Scituate Harbor, MA. Captain Brad began navigating the waters of both MA & Cape Cod Bays almost four decades ago as a young teenager.

Brad White is a United State’s Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain for 100 Gross Tons with Towing & Sail endorsements ~
License # USA000012723, Mariner # 2724307 and is a member of the Glf Coast Drug Free Random Program (requierd by the USCG) , has cold water open rescue training  and is trained in the following disciplines:

Capt Brad

Auxiliary Sail
First Aid
Rescue & Sea Survival
Basic Diesel Service
  • GPS
  • Auxiliary Sail
  • Towing
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Rescue & Sea Survival
  • Basic Diesel Service

Brad White grew up in Boston, MA and has worked in the marketing of consumer goods and services worldwide since 1981.  In 2006 New England Burials at Sea LLC was founded and operates from Maine to Miami and from San Diego to Seattle. 


Education: Ithaca College, (Ithaca NY and London England) B.S. Management 1981 with emphasis in marketing, finance, industrial relations, international economics and world trade. 


Cornell University Ithaca, New York, ROTC Military Science, 1977 – 1978. 


American Boat School, Plymouth MA 2005 – Master Captain – 100GT with towing and sale.  


Federal Bureau of Investigation Boston—Citizens Academy Graduate –June 2010


Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice –Westerville, OH. Continuing education instructor in Massachusetts – Fall /Winter 2010


Certifications: 100GT USCG licensed Master Captain with endorsements in Auxiliary Sail & Towing, SCUBA, CPR, First Aid, Rescue & Sea Survival.  Additional training in RADAR, GPS,  Basic Diesel Service.  Newport Alliance Drug Free Program Member. Bondable. Firearms licensed.  T.W.I.C. cardholder.