founded a cutting edge boat-building business in the early eighties on
the outer banks of North Carolina. After several successful builds, a
change of venue became necessary to serve a growing clientele in
Florida. With previous ties to the Treasure Coast, Willis Marine relocated to Stuart, Florida in November of 1990.
quarter century since its humble beginnings, Mark and the Willis crew
have earned an unparalleled reputation in the industry for the ultimate
in quality, luxury, aesthetics, and performance in sportfishing yachts.
Many companies boast about quality. Few have the track record to back
it up. Our reputation is unparalleled in the marine industry.
vessel is meticulously handcrafted using only the finest materials
available. Whether its 316L stainless tubing, foam core, or matching
veneers and hardwoods, Mark Willis uses only the best materials in his
• Attention to Detail:
At Willis Marine, a new build just drips with detail and craftsmanship.
Joinery, systems installations and finish work -- the execution is
in the industry is there as much diverse talent under one roof as at
Willis Marine. A project starts with our own in-house architect
developing full 2D and 3D CAD drawings to ensure that a new build is
custom-tailored to an owner's needs. New boat projects are about
expectations, and expectations are high at Willis. Without exception,
we feel as though our customers leave with a vessel that exceeds their
initial visions and desires. In today's competetive market that is no
Mark Willis personally oversees every aspect of a
new build from preliminary design to the final sea trials. Mark works
daily as part of the crew. Whether it is planking or fairing or early
morning paint shoots, Mark is actively involved.
quality initial plan is imperative to a successful outcome. The best
plans come to naught without a skilled force to implement them. Mark
Willis has had the pleasure of directing some of the best talent in the
industry and it shows in the finished product.
• Personal Relationships:
When you hire Willis Marine to build your dream sportfishing yacht, you
become part of a family. Mark backs every boat with his name and
reputation. Whether you're calling from Palm Beach or Panama, Mark is
focused on your needs.