Industry Spotlight

Roscioli Yachting Center

Paint AdCould you briefly describe some of the early history and how you started Roscioli?
Bob Roscioli started his career in the marine industry as an apprentice in 1962. Within a year’s time he began to develop the painting technique that would launch his world-renowned marine companies, Donzi by Roscioli International, Inc. and the Roscioli Yachting Center, Inc. Today he applies his vast experience, technical knowledge, and unparalleled standard of excellence into all facets of custom yacht building and yacht maintenance. Bob sets the benchmark for quality. He personally checks each project, step-by-step, to ensure that only the highest standard of quality and craftsmanship is maintained or surpassed.

How has your business changed from when you started?
In order to better serve our clients and service their yachts, Roscioli Yachting Center, Inc was expanded and been completely renovated in 2008. RYC now offer on-site captains’ amenities that include a captains’ lounge, gym, laundry facility and galley café.

What are your clients looking for when it comes to a shipyard/marina facility?
Our clients are looking to “Experience the Roscioli Difference” RYC’s clients choose us because we are Fort Lauderdale’s premier full service shipyard. We employee over 100 skilled tradesmen that are all masters in their trades.

ShipyardWhat sets you apart from your competition?
Our Dockside Hospitality! As Pioneers in painting and boat building for over 50 years on State Road 84 in the yachting capital of the world, Fort Lauderdale, Florida RYC offers:
Undercover storage up to 155 feet
– Haul and launch up to 360 tons
– 14-acre fully enclosed facility
– Safe harbor, 7 miles inland from Port Everglades
– 2 miles to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport
– 24-hour manned gatehouse entry
– 24-hour roving security and camera surveillance
– Licensed security officer, dockmaster and dock crew
– Master mechanics and custom machine shop
– Full propeller service
– Custom carpentry
– Painting and refinishing
– Computerized design center
– Electronic service and installations
– Custom fabrications in hardwood, fiberglass and aluminum
– Yacht extensions