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Who is James Ratz’s?

Captain James Ratz’s extensive background in the marine boating industry has allowed him to achieve an unparalleled level of success. He has defined his high level of success through his current company, J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts. James’ impressive credentials stretch across several marine categories so you can rest assured that J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts offers nothing but the best in boating services. James’ resume includes being a licensed captain with over twenty years of experience, an expert in fiberglass boat repair work and the former production manager at Dorado Marine. In addition to his broad experience, the wide array of services J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts offers today are a testament to the excellence that is exuded through every job he does. At J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts, “Quality isn’t expensive, it’s priceless!”

Licensed Captain for Over Twenty Years

The platform for James Ratz’s professional career begins with him being a licensed captain for over twenty years. Being a captain for over two decades has allowed James to master the framework of the Tampa Bay area waterways and their many tributaries. He knows everything from tidal behavior to unique boating destinations to weather patterns. James’ expertise as a captain has gained him a wealth of knowledge in the boating industry that most others do not possess.

Fiberglass Boat Repair Expert

James Ratz has not only mastered the craft of navigating the waterways in a boat, he has also mastered the craft of repairing boats. He has done fiberglass boat repair work since 1997 and has only perfected the work he has done with time. Being a thirteen year veteran of fiberglass boat repair work, James has only grown his already keen knowledge of boat repair work. He knows everything there is to know about fiberglass boat repair, structurally and aesthetically. James understands that these two qualities are extremely important in boat repair work. A boat has to be structurally sound to ensure proper performance. It also has to look good and be free of cracks and repair marks. James ensures that all boats he works on run immaculately and have the right look to match their performance.

Former Production Manager at Dorado Marine

James Ratz has not only mastered the craft of navigating the waterways in a boat, he has also mastered the craft of repairing boats. He has done fiberglass boat repair work since 1997 and has only perfected the work he has done with time. Being a thirteen year veteran of fiberglass boat repair work, James has only grown his already keen knowledge of boat repair work. He knows everything there is to know about fiberglass boat repair, structurally and aesthetically. James understands that these two qualities are extremely important in boat repair work. A boat has to be structurally sound to ensure proper performance. It also has to look good and be free of cracks and repair marks. James ensures that all boats he works on run immaculately and have the right look to match their performance.

Boat Show Participator

On top of James’ already impressive credentials resides his experience as an active boat show participator. One such boat show he has participated in is the St. Petersburg Boat Show And Strictly Sail show.  It is at this show and others like it where his booth provides prospective customers and avid boat enthusiasts with valuable insight about the boating industry. You can be sure that whatever James Ratz tells you is the most current and reliable information available. J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts prides themselves on delivering exactly what the customer desires.

James Ratz has layed down a strong foundation for his company, J.R. Ratz Custom Yachts, through all of the experience he has. Being a licensed captain with over twenty years of experience, an expert in fiberglass boat repair work and the former production manager at Dorado Marine have all greatly contributed to his companies’ current high level of success.