James has been an avid boating enthusiast since an early age, and as a frequent commuter between the mainland and his family’s recreational property in the Gulf Islands, he’s become an expert BC’s local waters.
With a background as a successful financial services provider, James was able to transfer his ability to take care of and come through for clients and combine it with his passion for the water, and create his dream job in the boating industry. He says the best thing about his job with Freedom Marine is watching his satisfied customers living out their boating dreams.
James came to Freedom Marine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Victoria where he was a varsity and national team rower during his five years. As for for passions and hobbies outside of boating, James was a competitive cyclist for 20 years. He loves being outside and in addition to enjoying water sports, fishing, scuba diving he loves hiking and cycling in the summers and skiing at Whistler during the winters.
James is committed to providing his customers with the best possible service before, during and especially after the sale, making sure every new owner gets the most out of their boat. His passion for the marine industry and knowledge of the manufacturers, combined with a professional, attentive, and detail-orientated approach fits right in with the Freedom Marine team.