The Triton

Where in the World

Lawrie returns to Merle Wood & Associates

ADVERTISEMENT

Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Merle Wood & Associates has added veteran yacht broker Iain Lawrie to its sales staff. According to a press release, Lawrie will focus on the purchase and sale of production and custom yachts up to 130 feet, as well as new construction.

Lawrie brings more than three decades of industry experience. Besides an earlier stint at Merle Wood & Associates in 2001-2008, he worked as a broker at Koch Newton & Partners in the U.S. and Spain, led the launch of the Princess Yachts Southern China dealership, headed up the brokerage division of Azimut Benetti in the Middle East, served as a consultant for a yacht sales operation in Jakarta, and worked as a superyacht broker for three years with Allied Marine, the U.S. East Coast Ferretti dealer.

Lawrie

“I am excited to bring my production yacht experience to Merle Wood & Associates and help them grow their presence in that area of the market,” Lawrie stated.

Originally from London, Lawrie began his yachting career as a captain, then moved into consulting for Harland & Wolfe shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was voted Broker of the Year at the Arabian Gulf Yachting Awards.

Related Posts...
Yacht sold M/Y Moka (to be renamed Hom), a 143-foot Read more...
Frank Grzeszczak Sr. of IYC has been appointed head of Read more...
Yachts sold M/Y Framura 3, a 164-foot (50m) Codecasa launched Read more...
M/Y Eminence, a 257-foot (78.4m) Abeking & Rasmussen launched in Read more...
Yachts sold M/Y Lilium, a 156-foot (47.5m) Bilgin launched in Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Military exercises to affect GPS signals

Military exercises to affect GPS signals

GPS reception may be unavailable or unreliable over a large portion of the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean during offshore military …

Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Some time has passed and our memories of Hurricane Dorian are perhaps fading away a bit. The scenes …

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

More than 250 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals gathered for our first Triton Networking of 2020 at Culinary Convenience, a …

PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

By Dorie Cox A man was seriously injured when the personal watercraft he was driving was hit by a boat in St. Barts on Dec. 30. …