Boats and Brokers

Latest in the fleet: Minderella sells; Virago listed; Elegant 007 with HR

Yachts sold M/Y Minderella, the 188-foot (57m) Feadship launched in 1986, sold by Merle Wood & Associates and Y.Co, who jointly represented the seller. M/Y Endeavour II, a 163-foot (50m)…

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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Tugatsu sold; Perle Noire listed

Yachts sold M/Y Tugatsu (ex-September Blue), a 149-foot (45.2m) Feadship launched in 1989, in an in-house deal at Y.Co. S/Y Blue Too, a 112-foot (34m) Ron Holland-designed sailing yacht built…

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Latest in the fleet: Bacchus sells; New Sunseeker listed

Yachts sold M/Y Bacchus, a 146-foot (44m) Trinity launched in 2004, by Denison broker Chris Daves. Broker Nicholas Scherb of 26 North Yachts represented the seller. It was listed at…

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Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht Sales is a subsidiary of Lormax Stern, a commercial real estate…

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Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry veteran DJ Parker, who launched NGY in 1997, will stay on and lead…

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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Mag III, Jedi sell; Flag listed

Yachts sold M/Y Mag III, a 148-foot (45m) Benetti launched in 2009, sold by Merle Wood & Associates brokers Merle Wood and John Cohen, who brought the buyer. Fraser brokers…

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YPI hires new head of fleet operations

London-based Yachting Partners International has appointed Yves Damette as head of fleet operations within the yacht management department.  Damette previously was fleet operations manager for one of the world’s largest…

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Lyman-Morse adds two brokers

JP Shipman and Erik Ekberg have joined the brokerage sales team of Lyman-Morse in Maine.  Shipman is an avid yachtsman with more than four decades of offshore maritime experience. He…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Savannah joins NJ

News in the charter fleet M/Y Savannah, a 118-foot (36m) Intermarine launched in 2000, now for charter with Northrop & Johnson in the Bahamas and in New England in summer.…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Sunrays, The Goose listed

New in the sales fleet M/Y Sunrays, a 280-foot (85m) Oceanco launched in 2010, jointly listed with Merle Wood & Associates and Edmiston for €129 million. M/Y The Goose (ex-Brave…

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