Principal Member

First Name: Ronald
Last Name: Cleveringa
Company Name: Burger Boat Company
Type: Affiliate Member - Active
Licensed Broker: Yes

Burger Boat Company, celebrating its 160th anniversary, builds and designs custom yachts in aluminum and/or steel, to 260 feet (80m) and is recognized worldwide for design, quality construction, seaworthiness and reliability. Burger is one of the oldest and most respected custom builders in America. Working with in-house designers and engineers, as well as highly acclaimed designers from around the world, Burger continues to raise the bar in quality, technology and innovation. Burger works intimately with each owner to develop and achieve a pristine vision of their ideal vessel. Based at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Manitowoc, Wis., in the United States, Burger forges trusting relationships to achieve an owner or designer’s vision through a collaborative process. The talented team at Burger also offers exceptional custom furniture, as well as refit and repair services.

Ron Cleveringa is Senior Vice President for Burger Boat Company, a builder of custom yachts founded in 1863. He is responsible for directing and managing the sales and marketing efforts at Burger’s Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Ron joined Burger Boat Company in 2000 in the role of Naval Architect, Structural Engineer and was elected to his current position in April 2024. A naval architect by training, Ron has been active in the marine industry since 1984 having worked in many different capacities in various shipyards in the United States and Australia.