About Us

Meet the friendly and experienced people of Coastal Marine

Capt. Gene Ames

Gene has spent his entire life on the water. He is a US Merchant Marine Officer and has a 100 Ton Captain's License with a towing endorsement. He worked as a commercial fisherman and has been exposed to numerous boat building projects, his knowledge on the water and his carpentry experience helps with building and/or rebuilding boat seats, coaming pads, motor boxes etc. He loves what he does, takes his time, and nothing leaves his work shop unless he is completely satisfied.
Linda Reine Ames

Linda grew up on Florida's Gulf Coast, moving to California after High School to earn her degree in Fashion Design. She worked as a pattern maker and production manager in Los Angeles for over 15 years. So whether for clothing or boats, the basics are the same; her experience makes her uniquely suited to expertly custom fit your boat. Her greatest joy and highest priority is pleasing her customers!

Company History

Coastal Marine Canvas and Upholstery started in 2002. Soon, satisfied customers began recommending Gene and Linda's quality craftsmanship and old-fashioned work ethics to others. Their fearless attitudes and excellent skills have helped their company grow and diversify.

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