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Mitch Bernardo has been a boater for over 33 years. Having owned multiple power boats ranging from 19' to 53'. Current boat is a 1999 3988 Bayliner Motoryacht. Mitch has enjoyed both trailer boating and cruising. Attended La Mirada High School, Graduated 1975. Went on to Cal State Fullerton to earn his Bachelor Degree in Psychology in 1980. In 2004 he completed his MBA at Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business. Mitch has two children 17 and 19. He is a member of the Offshore Cruising Club which has a facility in Lil' Geiger Cove on Catalina Island. 

Mitch is also a member of the Huntington Harbor Yacht club and is a member of the Catalina Island Yacht Club.

Mitch spent 25 years working in the office products industry, first with a 3M dealer and then 18 years with the Xerox Corporation. One of his passions has always been boating so in 2003 he started Sunset Inflatables.

Sunset Inflatables has grown a lot in the last 17 years. Sunset Inflatables is currently a Platinum dealer for Johnson/ Evinrude outboards, full line Platinum dealer for Mercury inflatable boats and outboards and a full service Honda outboard package dealer. 

Sunset Inflatables is also the largest Walker Bay Genesis dealer and Mercury boat dealer in California. And we are also the Southern California INMAR inflatable boat dealer and now the Orange County Apex inflatable boat dealer as well

In 2007 Sunset Inflatables became Sunset Inflatables and Marine with an added focus on doing re-powers and outboard service.

In 2009 Sunset Inflatables purchased Dinghyland and now is the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Delphinus boats at www.dinghyland.com.

Then in 2010 we took over the Aqualine sport boat line from Boats in Bags founder Egon Nordleth.

Above all, Mitch wants his customers to know that he appreciates the business and will endeavor to provide you a personal and satisfying experience when doing business with Sunset Inflatables and Marine.