About O.J.'s Marine
O.J.’s Marine was established in 2010, and has it’s office and repair yard at Seabrook Marina Shipyard, just off the Clear Lake channel.
It all started with OJ Young, a successful boat yard owner. OJ has been working on boats since his first boat restoration project at age 14. He spent his childhood in his father's boatyard working on boats.
In the Young family sailing goes back a long way. In 1889, Captain Louis Young, OJ’s great grandfather sailed to New Orleans from Gloster, Massachusetts. Captain Young remained in New Orleans and the family became a mainstay in the boating circles there. OJ’s father was a boat builder all his life. In 1960 OJ went to work for his father full time at Young’s Boatyard in New Orleans. They sold the yard in 1980 and OJ moved to Texas where he helped build Bridge Harbor Boat Yard.
He worked at Seabrook Yacht Services and owned a business at Gulf States Yachts. Working in the industry as a representative for several industry companies, like Morgan, Irwin, Gulfstar, Catalina, Cal, Ranger, Ericson, Laser, Hobie Cat, Lancer, Islander, Endeaver and O Day.
As you can see, with his many years of boat building, servicing, and racing you can feel confident that when you bring your boat to O.J.’S Marine, Inc. your boat will be repaired or serviced by experienced technicians and craftsmen. OJ is always overseeing all aspects of the work being done at O.J.’s Marine, Inc. From a simple quick haul to a total refit you can count on OJ to get the job done the first time. No job is too small or too large for O.J.’s Marine, Inc.
OJ has been featured in many sailing magazine articles such as Sports Illustrated, South Wind Magazine, Sailing World, Sail Magazine and Tell Tails including a book written by Dennis Conner, No Excuse To Lose .