Jeff is a native of Gloucester, Va. and has lived on the Outer Banks of NC since 1989. He worked as a mate for 7 seasons out of Oregon Inlet, the Bahamas and Mexico for some of the best in the business and later operated his own charter business, Reel Deal Charters for over 15 years.
Well respected in the sportfishing Industry, Jeff has worked hard to maintain a reputation based on integrity and hands on experience. Having worked on or run many different custom Carolina boats in the past, he is very knowledgeable about the fishability and performance that these designs offer.
He has also worked as a project manager for Bayliss Boatworks, graduated from Navtech marine surveying school and currently manages a fleet of boats for private owners on the Outer Banks. He has years of experience coordinating all manners of projects from yard and dockside maintenance to total refits for these clients as part of his business James Marine Management.
His work ethic, communication skills and relationships with all of the local service providers in the area adds another level of potential to the buyer looking to make changes or upgrades to a new boat.
Jeff lives in Manteo with his wife Jennifer and their three children, Emili, Ashlen and Brady.
His reputation, experience and good nature make him a valuable asset to the Tournament Yacht Sales team.