About Starling Marine

Starling Marine – Your Neighborhood Boat Dealer, Parts & Service Center

In business since 2008, Starling Marine is a family owned & operated, full-service boat dealership located in Morehead City, North Carolina. Starling Marine offers the finest new boat & trailer lines including Cobia, Contender, Hewes, Maverick, Parker, Pathfinder, Pursuit, Regulator, Load Rite, Ameritrail, and also provides extensive parts, supplies and repair services to eastern North Carolina.

Starling Marine is a certified Yamaha outboard dealer and service center. They provide full factory service, warranty repairs and even repowers. Starling Marine is also an authorized reseller and installer for Garmin and Fusion electronics and also carries a full-line of Orca Coolers and ZUP water boards.

The Starling Marine family is passionate about boating, the lines we represent and our ability to provide customers with products, service and knowledge that raises the bar on a quality boating experience.

Career Opportunities with Starling Marine

Please Email your resume to David now or stop by our showroom during normal business hours to submit an application.

Certified Outboard Technician

Starling Marine is currently seeking a qualified outboard technician for our Morehead City service department.

Parts Department Specialist

Starling Marine is currently seeking a friendly & qualified individual to join our parts department team.

Yard Crew Helpers

Starling Marine is currently seeking boat detailers, drivers, bottom painters and more to join our Yard Crew.

Meet the Starling Team


David Starling

Owner, Sales Manager

Bryan Starling



Scott Bedson

Service Manager


Dana Starling



Robbie Clark

Parts Manager


Larry Lord



Wayne Henry



Erik Korhonen

Yamaha Certified Technician


Robert Johnson

Yamaha Certified Technician


Kevin Justesen

Yamaha Certified Technician