Ron O'Rourke

Yacht Consultant


“With a lifelong love for the sea and an unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service, Ron O’Rourke brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the world of luxury yacht consultation. From his early days learning to sail at the age of nine to his distinguished career in the United States Navy, Ron’s journey has been defined by his dedication to both the maritime world and serving others. He honed his sailing skills on renowned bays such as Newport, San Diego, and San Francisco, experiencing the thrill of competitive racing and the tranquility of leisurely sailing. Ron’s commitment to service led him to the United States Navy, where he served as a submarine warfare officer and became a combat veteran. His role as a designated Navy sailing instructor further exemplifies his expertise and passion for sharing the joy of sailing with others.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University, complemented by a Master of Science in Computer Science from San Diego State University. His academic achievements underscore his dedication to continuous learning and mastery of his craft. With twenty-nine years of experience in Navy information technology, telecommunications, cybersecurity, and instrumentation and control systems, Ron brings a unique blend of technical expertise and strategic insight to the yachting industry.

Ron’s customer service orientation is the cornerstone of his consultancy. Drawing on his decades of experience and diverse skill set, he works tirelessly to understand each client’s unique needs, preferences, and aspirations. His three-year tenure with IBM in sales, marketing, and systems engineering further enhances his ability to understand and exceed client expectations. Whether guiding clients through the yacht selection process, sharing insights gained from his extensive Caribbean bareboat charter sailing experience, or providing post-purchase support, Ron’s unwavering dedication ensures that every client receives personalized attention and unparalleled service.

With a rich background in sailing, military service, and technology, Ron O’Rourke is more than a yacht consultant; he’s a trusted advisor and partner in realizing your maritime dreams. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a novice enthusiast, Ron’s expertise and customer-centric approach ensure an unforgettable experience on the open seas.”