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Officiant in Delray Beach, Florida,
(954) 410-9163

About Us

Married by A Sea Captain is an officiant located in Delray Beach, Florida, that serves the Palm Beaches to Miami region. This officiant is an ordained active U.S. Merchant Marine Ship Captain who also holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree. Captain Ray Goad uses his background to provide couples with the best wedding experience they could imagine. He is dedicated to helping couples create beautiful, meaningful ceremonies with personal vows that properly illustrate how much each individual means to the other. He uses his laidback attitude and humor to make couples and guests feel comfortable and promises to help couples however and whenever he can.

Services Offered
Married by A Sea Captain will officiate civil unions, interfaith, non-religious, and single religion weddings, as well as rehearsals and vow renewals. Captain Goad works with couples to create customized vows for a ceremony that lasts up to 20 to 30 minutes or more. He is happy to officiate religious weddings accommodating all faiths, including but not limited to:

  • Agnostic
  • Anglican
  • Baptist
  • Buddhist
  • Catholic
  • Episcopalian
  • Evangelical
  • Hindu
  • Islam
  • Jewish
  • Lutheran
  • Methodist and more


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  • I booked the Sea Captain for my mom's wedding, he was super nice, charismatic, smart, punctual and made everyone feel relaxed and fun. I am going to book the Sea Captain for my own wedding when the day comes!

    responded with the following comments.

    Christian, very nice and much appreciated! Teresa & Phillip made a dashing and glamorous bridal couple that appeared to have been transported from the top of a wedding cake to the deck of the Italian Yacht on Biscayne Bay. I was charmed by all in your elegant wedding party and look forward to a reunion for your wedding to some lucky girl. Cheers, Captain Ray

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 450.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Premarital Counseling

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 450.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 250.00

    What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

    $ 100.00

    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

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