Roy de Lis, of Huntington Beach, California, joins Twin Rivers Marine Insurance Agency. Roy’s family history around the boating community extends from sea to sea. His grandfather was affectionately known as the “Captain” by his immediate family. Roy’s grandfather was a tugboat captain in NY harbor prior to and during WWII. Roy’s father & uncles worked in the merchant marines prior to WWII.
As a young boy, Roy’s attraction to on the water activities just came naturally. Roy began sailing at the age of 10 and completed the Annapolis sailing school program when he was 14. He began his career in the marine industry at the Jensen Marine plant building CAL sailboats, through a regional occupational program in High School. Before entering college, he worked for a few local boat builders too.
While in college he stayed connected in the industry working with a local marine surveyor & yacht sales broker in Newport Beach. Roy began his career in the Marine Insurance industry as an agent about 18 years ago.
As the Southern California Regional Manager, Roy has written and maintained policies for all kinds of vessels, from Classic yachts to Mega Yachts worldwide. Roy truly enjoys all of his past clients he has helped over the years. He looks forward to his new voyage working with the friendly staff at Twin Rivers. Give him a call to discuss your client’s marine insurance needs, you’ll be glad you did.