Nautical Ventures Marine Superstore (NVMS) in Dania Beach, Fla., has hired Katherine Ames as a tender sales specialist. A graduate of Missouri Western University, Ames is a licensed Florida yacht and ship broker and holds a U.S. Coast Guard 100-ton master/mate certification. She was formerly with Ardell Yacht & Ship, 84 Boatworks and Nautica International. She will be working closely with Renee McCullers, head of NVMS’ tender department.
“With our recent expansion into additional product lines and the growth we’ve experienced in 2014, Katherine will be instrumental in helping to meet the needs of our yacht captains and crew around the world,” McCullers said.