Rıza was born into the maritime sector. He used to help at the family business of boat services during his childhood which helped him get used to the sector. He grew up in Gocek and became experienced in the sector as he was in contact with the people renting boats from all over the world. He experienced the global maritime sector in different parts of the world and prepared himself for today. He studied naval engineering and his bachelor’s degree is on marine engineering. He met his wife while studying and they have two children, Mikayil and Daniel. Rıza’s passion is to meet the right boat with the right people and help them build the world at sea that fits their lifestyle.