Steve Zuidema

SteveSteve Zuidema began his wood­work­ing career in 1991 as an appren­tice stair builder for Chenet Stair­case & Mill­work Com­pany in Sara­sota FL. This posi­tion gave him the oppor­tu­nity to work with and learn from some of the best wood­work­ers in the indus­try.

After four years of build­ing and installing spi­ral and cir­cu­lar stairs, Steve went on to cre­at­ing inte­ri­ors of cus­tom tour buses for sev­eral well-​known enter­tain­ers. All of these inte­ri­ors began as empty shells of brand new Pre­vost buses. Steve’s involve­ment included the man­u­fac­ture, fin­ish and instal­la­tion of many cus­tom com­po­nents; rang­ing from curved mold­ings and fur­ni­ture, to soft goods. This type of work led Steve’s employer into the yacht inte­rior busi­ness in 1995. Since then, Steve has worked his way through the ranks becom­ing an expe­ri­enced builder, installer, crew leader, and shop super­vi­sor. From 2002 to 2009, Steve man­aged all aspects of the man­u­fac­ture, fin­ish and instal­la­tion of many yacht inte­ri­ors and high end homes.

In Jan­u­ary 2009, John Allen and David Spiegel asked Steve to be a part of Blue­wa­ter Yacht­ing Solu­tions. Steve and John have been work­ing together for the bet­ter part of 15 years using their skills to pro­duce qual­ity fur­ni­ture for yachts and homes. When this oppor­tu­nity arose, the answer was clear. With Steve’s hands-​on expe­ri­ence com­bined with his lead­er­ship skills and excel­lent team, the only lim­i­ta­tion is the edge of your imag­i­na­tion.