Born and raised in San Diego, California, John Jarvie has had a connection with the ocean his entire life. John studied business at American University and obtained a minor in music, all while playing Division I soccer. After graduating, he joined the family business to assist his father in growing the company throughout California and Hawaii. In 2009, John realized the potential to seize an opportunity to expand the business to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. John joined Young Professionals in Yachting and immediately appreciated the personal and corporate benefits that YPY offered. After serving as Vice President for a year, John took over as YPY President to grow the Florida chapter from 30 to 100+ members while also spearheading International chapters in Monaco, London, and Holland. He now serves as Past President of the Fort Lauderdale chapter, and sits on the YPY International Board of Directors. John is a member of the Lauderdale Yacht Club and enjoys paddle boarding, boating, music, and soccer. John M. Jarvie, II proudly represents the 4th generation of Oversea Yacht Insurance, founded by his great grandfather, John M. Jarvie.