Meet the Owner
For over 30 years Michael Pare' has worked on marine electronics in the southern New England area
Michael Pare' - Owner / Head Technician
Michael Pare' enlisted in the US army in the 1980s and served in Europe maintaining NATO radars and military equipment during the Cold War. After receiving a letter of commendation and his honorable discharge, Pare’ further studied electrical work under a local professional apprenticeship. After which he received his license to install and service residential and commercial grade electrical work. For several years Pare’ worked exclusively on various radio systems including the Newport Fire Department’s emergency communications.
In 1988 Pare’ joined Newport Marine Electronics repairing recreational, commercial, and professional watercraft equipment. Shortly after joining the company Pare’ became the lead technician and in 1990 purchased the company. In his 30 years of experience Pare’ has worked on hundreds, if not thousands, of boats of all sizes, from center-consoles to mega-yachts. His work history includes electronics as well as plumbing, heating, air conditioning, davit systems, stabilizer systems, gyro, and satellite systems. In 2012 his company was commissioned to redesign the electrical grid for the Rose Island Lighthouse which now runs on renewable energy.
Pare’ has worked very closely with several boat manufacturers including Azimut, Sea Ray, Hinckley, Grady White, Alden, and American Tug. Nine out of ten American Tugs on the water today have been serviced by Pare’ himself. In 2012 his company was re-named Newport Marine Outfitters & Electronics to reflect the growing services provided including vessel transportation, electronic navigation lessons, custom installations, and yacht sales.
In the Southern New England area Michael Pare' and his business are extremely well known for quality and reliable service. Michael is certified by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), and currently holds a Coast Guard Captain's License 50 ton vessel class.