About Married by A Sea Captain

Ordained U.S. Merchant Marine Ship Captain with a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree.

I am an active U.S. Merchant Marine Ship Captain; and Ordained Minister with a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree.

I am a comfortable, laid back, happy person with a good sense of humor. I don’t take myself too seriously. I have enjoyed a successful professional career, and now I am semi-retired, and just enjoying life on the waters and with the people from all walks of life in South Florida. 

I received my undergraduate degree while attending Wake Forest University; and my law degree from The University of North Carolina School of Law. For more than fourteen years I was in-house Legal Counsel for Westin Hotel Company and culminated with my serving as Vice President and General Counsel of Westin Hotel Company.

My U.S. Coast Guard Master License is documented with more than 1800 days of logged sea time, totaling more than five years of actual onboard experience.

My background and experience provide me with the ability to work with you to make your Wedding not only as you have always imagined it, but also making it a unique and memorable experience for those celebrating with you. 

I work with you to create just the feeling you are looking for, with vows that are personal and meaningful to both of you. I will follow any religious, secular, traditional or personal ceremonial practices following your preferences and directions. My fee includes communicating with you at any time, in person, by Email or telephone to discuss your vision for your wedding. I can also attend and participate in rehearsal events. When selecting someone to officiate at your wedding, don't hesitate to ask questions, and make sure that you feel totally comfortable that you will have exactly the wedding you have always dreamed. That will be my personal objective and commitment to you.

Please visit my web page for more about being married by a Sea Captain: www.MarriedbyaSeaCaptain.com

Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2018

Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2017

Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2016

Thumbtack Best Minister in Fort Lauderdale 2015

Categories: Wedding Officiant

Regions serviced: Miami

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Captain Ray was very personable and very professional. I would highly recommend his service.

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He is thoughtful and amazing, very professional!

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Married by A Sea Captain is a wedding Officiant from South Florida servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami. Married by A Sea Captain is a professional Merchant Marine Officer and Ordained minister that has been part of the Florida wedding industry since 2008 specializing in performing uniquely personalized Wedding Ceremonies.