Born and raised in South Florida with a father who worked and is still working in the yachting industry, he gained a wealth of knowledge about yachts from a young age. Growing up, you could always find Rory on the water fishing, diving, surfing, or wakeboarding. He studied naval architecture and ocean engineering in college. While in college, Rory worked at a well known European shipyard, interned for a naval architectural firm, and worked on several interesting projects including an Autonomous High-Speed Vessel. After graduating, Rory continued his passion by crewing on several Motor Yachts. Most notably, working on Project Kismet at the Lurssen Kroger Werft Shipyard. The knowledge he has gained over the years has provided his clients with an unrivaled level of insight and personal service.