Notable sales include the 145’ Heesen Octopussy, 172’ CRN, the 177’ Benetti Ambrosia/Starfire and hundreds of others, encompassing brokerage, new-builds, and reconstruction projects.
Be assured your yacht transaction will be based on true experience and knowledge.
Bob has worked in nearly every facet of the marine industry from building, to heading up brokerage teams for some of the best-known firms in the world. Merritt Yacht Brokers, Wood Offer and Associates, Offer and Associates, International Yacht Collection, Ocean Independent and now as a senior broker at the prestigious Luke Brown Yachts.
Bob began his career in the early 1970’s as the Chief Officer and Construction Foreman on a 250’ schooner “Polynesia”, which he rebuilt, operated and managed. In 1976 Bob started his career as a yacht broker, quickly moving into management in 1979 and by 1991 had formed his own brokerage firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Monaco and Milan.
A true innovator, Bob was the first Broker in the world to go transatlantic in the first Monaco Superyacht Show. Working with some of the biggest yachts and most illustrious clients in the industry. Bob is one of the top, and most experienced yacht brokers in the Industry, so you’ll know your business is well managed.
Few brokers in this world can give you the depth of experience in all facets of your yachting activities. Bob is on a first name basis with all of the yachting industry leaders, while commonly considered a “Buyer’s Broker” and construction manager, Bob’s real forte and extensive experience is in marketing, writing, and editing listings, to make your yacht stand above the crowd.