With a new office and high demand in their Newport Beach location, JK3 Yachts continues to expand their sales team to ensure that clients receive the best possible service wherever they are located
Meet newcomer, Aaron Kitakis, Aaron is a native to Southern California, born and raised in Orange County. As a kid, Aaron grew up working the docks in Dana Point as a deckhand on the Catalina Explorer, a family owned business. Aaron is an avid fisherman and boating enthusiast; whether it’s on the lake, river, or in the ocean, his passion is being on the water. After school, Aaron set off on a 2 month sailing/surf excursion from Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas, on his Uncle’s 36’ Yorktown, which gave him a goal to strive for, one day traveling the world by boat.
Aaron studied at Maritime Institute and obtained his Merchant Mariner Credentials in 2014, and is currently a USCG licensed Boat Captain, Master Near Coastal 100GT. He worked for SEA TOW in Newport Beach and Huntington Harbor as a deckhand and later as Captain for various Vessel Assist operations, and still lends a hand from time to time when needed.
Aaron’s extensive sales and customer service background, power driver work ethic, experience in the Maritime industry, and overwhelming passion for being on the water make him a perfect fit to the JK3 team.