Meet The Owners
Steve Peterson is the owner and operator of Shalimar Yacht Basin. His experience with boats has spanned an entire lifetime. From 1958 to 1976, his father
owned Speed Liner Marina Corporation in Saint Joseph, Missouri,
which produced a variety of pleasure, fishing and racing craft
boats. Working for his father for many years, Steve acquired job
skills such as molds, gel-coating, laying fiberglass, sanding
and rigging inboards and outboards, test-driving and performing,
L.O.A. flotation rates, repairing, rescue and reclaims.
has in-depth experience in boat sales, selling more than 6,000 boats. In
1976, Steve's family sold Speed Liner and opened two marinas on the
river, which they operated until 1982. Steve managed both locations, overseeing the
storage, lift operations, boat sales, ship store, and the repair and maintenance of boats.
He is also a
certified dive instructor and has utilized this expertise for marine