About PYI Inc.

PYI Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality marine, boat, yacht, and ship equipment and supplies. PYI quickly responds to our customer's ideas and needs. Since 1981, PYI has never forgotten that our company cannot exist without our customers. Our goal is to provide quality as well as innovative marine equipment with an unsurpassed level of customer service. Our track record speaks for itself... Ask a fellow boater.

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Our Team

Tracy Langlie


Tracy has worked for PYI in Accounts Payable since 2013, ever since her three kids left for college. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, going to concerts with her friends, scrapbooking, and watching football. Go Hawks!

Fred Hutchison

Fred Hutchison

Fred has been with PYI since 1985. When not at work he spends his time at his mountain cabin with his family, running trails and stand up paddle boarding on local rivers.

Kenneth Planck

Kenneth Planck

Kenneth is a married father of two, who has been with PYI since 2002. He currently enjoys spending time camping, hiking and obsessing over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Justin Romesburg

Justin Romesburg

Justin has been with PYI since 2006. Justin loves spending time with his wife and two kids. He is an avid cyclist and loves outdoor adventure.

Miles Weber


Miles has been with PYI since 2007 and is in our Sales and Customer Service Department. Outside of work he enjoys drinking a good beer with his wife, spending time with his family and friends, golfing, and working on his solo music.

Eric Young


Eric has been the Graphic Designer at PYI since 2010. When he's not at work you can find him on the ski slopes, out taking pictures or at a local brewery with his wife.

Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

Tom joined the marine industry at age 15 as a commercial salmon fisherman in Bristol Bay, Alaska. He continued fishing through high school and college, eventually obtaining his captain's license at age 22. He spent the next ten years running small cruise boats and yachts up the inside passage.

Phil Quartararo

Phil Quartararo

Phil has been in the marine industry since 1977 and joined PYI in 1995. Phil is our Product Manager for Jefa and Lecomble & Schmitt steering system products. In his spare time Phil enjoys riding his motorcycle anywhere.

Laura Helliar


Laura joined the PYI team as Purchasing Manager in late 2018. She often lets the weather dictate her spare time pursuits: rainy days could easily find her in a comfy chair with a book and a pet - while clear days usually involve a knapsack, poles or paddles...and a pet!

Jerome Blakely


Jerome has been managing the Max-Prop Reconditioning Department since 2010. He enjoys going on hikes, kayaking and spending lots of time with his grandson going on all sorts of adventures.

Mike Butler


Mike works in the PSS Production and has been with PYI since 1996. When he's not at home watching sports or movies he likes to travel along the Oregon Coast with his wife.

Jenny Romero


Jennie has been with PYI since 2006 she oversees the Assembly Department. She's considered to be everyones mother at PYI. While not at work she enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Nic Laffitte


Nic joined the PYI team in 2016, after a career in the finance industry. He enjoys surfing, kiteboarding, sailing, and traveling in his free time.

Ben Woody


Ben started working in the warehouse and has recently moved into the Sales and Customer Service department. When not at PYI, Ben likes to go on hikes, travel the world, play with his dog, cook amazing meals, and motorcycle everywhere.

Kevin Woody



Kevin became a partner in PYI in 1983. He enjoys many outdoor activities with his three children and their families. Both races and coastal cruises his sailboat, and is a very active volunteer in keeping the outdoors open to all.

Frederic Laffitte



Frederic founded the company in 1981, and is still actively involved throughout the business. He began sailing on the Mediterranean in his youth, and spends his free time cruising and racing sailboats, kiteboarding, fly fishing and skiing with his wife and his three boys.