Ryan Charrier
Western Workboats Co-Owner & Captain

 

Certifications:

-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)

 

Biography:

 

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.