The Triton


David Walters retires


In December, after celebrating 50 years in the yachting industry, David Walters has stepped aside and will now serve as a consultant to the new owners of David Walters Yachts. Walters and his wife, Betsy, have finished their full-time careers in boat building and brokerage.

Walters’ career includes a successful brokerage for Allied Boat Company; Sound Yachts Marina in New Rochelle, N.Y.; a co-founder of Shannon Boat Company alongside Walter Schulz, designing and selling Cambria Yachts; and 26 years in brokerage in Ft. Lauderdale.

Both Cambria and Shannon yachts were featured in The World’s Best Sailboats.

The new owners of David Walters Yachts are President Josh McLean and Vice President Amanda Noon. Brokers now include George Eberhard, Lori Goldstein and John Osetek.

“Having grown personally and professionally from the mentorship of David Walters, I am looking forward to continuing our company’s long history of success and unwavering dedication to our loyal clients,” McLean said. “Following in the footsteps of a man like Dave Walters is not an easy task. … I am equally humbled and proud to have the opportunity to lead the company that Dave spent a lifetime building, and I hope to spend my career continuing this legacy he has placed so trustingly in my hands. While Dave is no longer at the helm, his example and principles will always guide this ship.”

Related Articles

Christophe Harbour doubles fuel speed

Christophe Harbour doubles fuel speed

The Marina at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts has recently switched its in-slip fueling from trucks to an underground tank, which doubles the speed at which yachts can fuel at the …

How to keep yacht listings compliant with U.S. Customs

How to keep yacht listings compliant with U.S. Customs

As U.S. Customs has taken a more pronounced stance lately in looking at the foreign yachts coming into the United States, it will be extra important to make sure yachts are in compliance with federal …

Triton survey: Do you get seasick?

Since they work onboard boats, we asked crew at the show if they get seasick. The majority of them said no, they do not get sick. But then several admitted to it once or twice in extreme …

Megayacht captains: share your knowledge

As a tutor of RYA/MCA courses and for other commercial certificates, I am getting to the point of not being surprised when, at the beginning of a course, I ask the students for a brief idea of their …

Superyacht Australia working to get regulations relaxed

Superyacht Australia working to get regulations relaxed

Superyacht Australia, which has been working to get the government to relax regulations around the chartering of superyachts, said in early September that the Treasury Department is considering its …

Vanilla Bean and Chocolate Spaghetti in an Orange Chocolate Sauce

It’s so easy and convenient to grab a box of dried pasta, throw it in some boiling water, wait 10 minutes and voila. But it will never compare to the texture, lightness and idealism of fresh …