Ryan Charrier
Western Workboats Co-Owner & Captain



-Inland Master 50 ton license

-Near Coastal OUPV

-Commercial Assistance towing endorsement

-Bachelors of Science Mechanical Engineering from

  the University of Washington


Work Related Experience

-Over 800 days sea time since 2004

-300 days sea time in SE Alaska and BC

-Tetratech Inc. captain 2013-present

-Sound Vessels Inc. deckhand & captain, eelgrass survey project 2009-present

-Eaglemount Marine and Salvage Co marine fabrication and repair

-Strong boat handling and operating skills and experience

-Single hand operation experience up to 25 ton displacement

-Sea time on vessels up to 100 ton displacement

-Very strong knowledge of mechanical and electrical marine system installation, repair and maintenance

-Extensive computer, software and electronics experience (both marine and non-marine related)




Ryan has grown up working on boats and has spent his whole life repairing and fabricating both marine and automotive systems. His extensive experience on the water makes him a safe and dependable captain while the immense amount of time spent in the shop building and repairing vessels makes him a good engineer as well.