When it comes time to buy or sell a boat, it can be tempting to try going it alone. On the surface, buying or selling a boat by yourself may look like an easy way to save a few dollars on broker fees. However, when you dig into it, working with a broker as both a buyer and seller can save significant, unnecessary expense, and there are advantages that go way beyond the actual purchase or sale of a boat. Read More
Click on a dealership below to meet their brokers:
Mark Andrews | Annapolis Yacht Sales
Mark is the current President of Annapolis Yacht Sales and strives to make the boat buying and selling experience an exceptional one for all of our clients. Mark has over 20 years of both marina and marine service management, as well as boat brokerage experience. With experience in both sail and power boats, Mark possesses the passion for the marine industry combined with the skills and experience to help maintain Annapolis Yacht Sales’ position as one of the region’s premier yacht sales, brokerage and service providers.
Mike McGuire | Annapolis Yacht Sales
Mike joined the AYS Crew in the fall of 2020, and is based in our Kent Island Office. Mike has over 30 years of experience in the boating industry, from sales, boat building, fishing, and recreation. Besides boating, Mike has been involved with digital marketing, business development, and entrepreneurship. This experience has helped him become very in tune with the needs of his clients, from brokerage of their vessel or ensuring that they are buying the right vessel. When he’s not working in the boat yard or carrying a golf bag, he is an accomplished golfer as well as a fishing fanatic.
Shaun Guevarra | Annapolis Yacht Sales
Shaun joined the Annapolis Yacht Sales team in the fall of 2018 at our Kent Island Office. Shaun leads up the sales floor as the Revenue Manager, developing new sales strategies and supporting new market areas. Shaun has been involved in the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Charters development, along with several new products entering the market. He was previously a crew member on the well-known Schooner Woodwind in Annapolis, MD. Shaun has worked in corporate and nonprofit environments, focusing on pricing strategy, and he owned and ran a water taxi company in DC for five years. Originally from Toronto, Shaun has called the Mid-Atlantic home since 2003. He lives on the water with his faithful Anatolian Shepherd, Willow, and enjoys sailing in the north end of the Bay, kayaking, crabbing, and fishing.
Mike Coe | Annapolis Yacht Sales
Mike joined Annapolis Yacht Sales in summer of 2020. With extensive experience in all aspects of the marine industry, he previously served as Product Specialist for Jeanneau, National Sales and Marketing Manager for Sparcraft America, has had a ten year career as a sail maker with North Sails, and worked has a sailing coach. “My experience in sailing is an asset for my clients,” explains Mike, “Not only can I help them find the right boat for them, I can help them get the most out of their experience by tailoring all of their accessories to their needs.”
An avid racer, Mike has won several North American Championships across different classes of boats, as well as posted top three finishes in every major east coast ocean race. His racing career has taken him all over North America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
Mike grew up in Annapolis, and apart from living in Newport, RI for five years, has always called the Chesapeake home. When not racing or sailing with clients, he spends his weekends on a 17’ runabout.
Bryan Harris | Pocket Yacht Company
Bryan Harris has been involved with the marine industry all his life in one form or another, from owning and operating a marine diesel service business to troubleshooting and servicing ballast-control systems on ships. Bryan has worked as a professional captain in charter and delivery service from the coast of South America to Nova Scotia, with a lot of the Gulf Coast thrown in. Going from owner/operator/captain to sales has been a natural progression. Bryan has recently opened a new location for Pocket Yacht Company in New Bern, NC, and is a wealth of information regarding new Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats.
John Osborne | Pocket Yacht Company
John joined Pocket Yacht Co. more than seven years ago and quickly became one of their top performers selling Ranger and Cutwater boats. Being a salesman for these lines makes his job easier, as it’s his pleasure to show people the quality and value of these vessels. He also feels that his success is directly related to talking with customers and listening to what they wish to get out of the boating lifestyle to determine which boat is the best fit. John lives in Easton, Md., with his wife, Carol, and he hopes to be able to enjoy more quality fishing time on the Bay this year!
Robert Tolbert | Pocket Yacht Company
Robert comes from a lifelong boating background on the Chesapeake Bay. Two years ago, the Pocket Yacht company offered Robert the opportunity to manage their premier South Florida dealership in Jensen Beach. Located at the Four Fish Marina, it is the perfect place to begin your Ranger Tug or Cutwater adventure. One can head north to Cape Canaveral, east to the Bahamas, south to the Keys, or west across Lake Okeechobee to Naples. There is always a large inventory to view and choose from. Come visit Robert today so your cruising dreams can become a reality tomorrow!
Bruce Staley | Bosun’s Marine
Bruce Staley has been in the recreational boat industry for nearly 20 years, currently representing many brands including Pursuit, Chris Craft, Cobalt, World Cat, and Jupiter. In the past he has represented well-known brands from a wide range of manufacturers, like Edgewater, Cobia, Everglades, Key West, Chaparral, and Robalo. Being from the Chesapeake Bay area, Bruce is acutely aware of how you want to use your boat, and the many destinations our beautiful estuary has to offer. His experience and understanding will help you purchase your second boat first, and after-sale guidance will ensure you enjoy many years of boating.
Louise Clark | Bosun’s Marine
As an Aussie, Lou Clark had read about sailing on the Chesapeake Bay as a child; following a career in super-yachting, where she did everything from cooking to captaining, she found herself here selling the amazing range of quality products Bosun’s has. As much as Lou loves boats and boating, she loves happy clients more, and really loves spending time with people to discover what their perfect day on the water looks like, and which boat will help them achieve that. Lou describes the best part of her job as “waving to clients as they cruise away from Bosun’s dock, sharing their joy and excitement at taking delivery of their new boat.”
Bobby Walsh | Bosun’s Marine
Call a pro! Relying on yacht sales professionals is always your best bet when buying or selling a boat. Buying and selling a boat can be more complicated, problematic, and risky than a real estate transaction. Unlike real-estate transactions, only California and Florida cover vessel transactions under state laws. You can eliminate headaches by working with a qualified, reputable yacht sale professional who will help you navigate what could be a complex and difficult transaction. Call Bobby for your free market analysis of your current boat.
Gordon Inge | Chesapeake Yacht Sales
Gordon Inge, Chesapeake Yacht Sales Yacht Broker and General Manager of Deltaville Yachting Center/Chesapeake Yacht Sales, has a lifetime of experience in boating, service, and sales. CYS & DYC—located on Broad Creek in Deltaville, Va. and owned and operated by Lew and Onna Grimm since 2001—provides a friendly environment to buy, keep, and service your boat. Named “Best of the Bay,” “Best Place to Buy a New Boat,” and “Best Boating Facility,” CYS is a dealer for all models of Catalina sailboats and True North Downeast-style cruisers. Combining a large inventory of preowned power and sail boats onsite with a professional network search, Gordon will get you in the right boat for your needs.
Blake Stephenson | Intrinsic Yachts
Blake is a yacht broker with a background in yacht design and sales. After three years as a yacht designer, Blake decided he wanted to spend more time with clients and manufacturers throughout the buying process and joined Intrinsic Yacht & Ship in July of 2020. His background and degree in Industrial and Marine Design makes him an excellent resource for his clients who want to customize a boat to perfectly fit their needs. Blake is available and ready to sell new boats or brokerage boats. To ensure your boat sells for top dollar, one of our certified technicians will evaluate your boat free of charge, and offer discounted service and detailing rates.
Jon & Anne Hutchings | Yazu Yachting
Jon and Anne Hutchings are Certified Professional Yacht Brokers who have been Deltaville-based “Dream Merchants” since 2004. Education professionals who sailed across the Atlantic from South Africa in their 35-foot sailboat, they lived aboard for seven years and worked as captain and mate on charter boats. Having lived the dream, they are passionate about the boating lifestyle and enjoy meeting new clients, fulfilling their connection to people and boats in one business. Honesty, knowledge, and commitment are the cornerstones on which they have established their business, while creating many friendships over the years.
Scott MacDonald | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Scott MacDonald brings a lifetime of boating experience and a passion for fishing to our Annapolis office at South Annapolis Yacht Centre. Scott is a career sales professional and former business owner. His 35 years of domestic and international sales experience assures that he can quickly assess the needs of his clients and use his experience to find the right boat at the right price, and to market his clients’ boats to maximize their returns. He is a licensed Florida broker and a USCG Master Captain.
Chris Hall, Jr. | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Some of our associates may claim that they grew up around Bluewater, but in this case, it is true. His father Chris Hall started Bluewater when Chris was a year old. He began his career washing boats, has worked in service and run the marinas, among other jobs, leading up to his role as a sales professional. An accomplished sailor, diver, and fisherman, Chris has also raced inboard hydroplanes under the family name. Having experienced the business from production and service to sales, Chris has a unique perspective of the industry, which helps him in his position at Bluewater.
Jud Black | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Jud Black is a partner in Bluewater and has spent nearly every working hour in the boat business since age 15. He joined Bluewater in 1988 to run their small boat division, selling Whaler, Seacraft, Zodiac, and Evinrude outboards. This division was later consolidated into Bluewater Yacht Sales, where he joined the ownership and management team. Over the years, he has been honored as one of the country’s top salespeople by Johnson Outboards, Regulator Marine, Hatteras Yachts, and Viking Yachts. He has been lending his extensive experience to Bluewater clients for over 30 years.
David Black | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Captain David Black was born and raised in New Castle County, De. David’s first offshore experience came in his early teens, which was the point he fell in love with offshore fishing and sportfishing boats. Once an adult, David earned his USCG masters license along with adding several endorsements throughout his captain career. In 2013, he started his own charter business, My Cin Sportfishing, and ran it successfully for several years before becoming a yacht broker. David’s combination of sales skills, customer service, and vast boat knowledge makes him a great asset for helping clients find their next dream boat.
Scott James | Bluewater Yacht Sales
A lifelong resident of York County, Va., Scott James started fishing the Mid-Atlantic coast with his father at a young age, and fishing crab pots from his own boat while in his early teens. After graduating from ODU, he began a career in the electric utility industry that spanned 14 years. During this time, the saltwater kept calling, and he acquired his Coast Guard Masters License and left the utility business to make a living on the water. Over 10 years ago, Scott started selling and brokering boats and yachts, and has developed lasting relationships with boat manufacturers, marinas, and customers.
Mark Connors | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Mark Connors got his start in the marine industry in 1993 while living in Annapolis, Md. After attending Hampden-Sydney and Washington College, he began his career working for the Annapolis Sailing School and Powerboat School. Afterwards, Mark formed Connors Marine Services, where he ran a busy yacht delivery and maintenance service before becoming a broker for Baker Marine. Mark was recruited by Jarrett Bay Yacht Sales in 2006 as broker-in-charge of their Virginia office. A full-time broker since 1998, Mark has had experience with a wide variety of boat manufacturers spanning multiple styles and uses.
Chuck Meyers | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Chuck acquired his Coast Guard Masters license after graduating from Catholic University of America, and he made the decision to turn his passion for yachting into a full-time career. In 1994 he went to work managing a marina and boatyard, which furthered his skills in both maritime management and the yacht service fields. In 1999, Chuck started a career in yacht brokerage and has since established a loyal base of clients who have entrusted him with their vessels. Chuck is eager to help new and existing customers and is involved in all aspects prior to, during, and after the sale.
Carl Beale | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Carl Beale graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Finance and is certified by the FINRA as a financial advisor. He first joined the Bluewater team in 1995 and has been involved with the company at different capacities for over 20 years. Carl has worked as a boat detailer, a delivery captain, a demo captain, and a sales professional in his tenure, and his love for boating brought him back to the Bluewater team. Carl prides himself on helping his customers find the right boats so that he can watch them develop their appreciation for the water.
Hank Sibley | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Hank began in the boat business by working with his father at the boatbuilding firms Gloucester Yachts and Chesapeake Powerboats in the mid-1980s. He has since worked in sales capacities in the construction and marine supply businesses, and prior to joining Bluewater in 2011, he sold new and brokerage boats in Virginia Beach, Va. Hank is a long time sportfisherman and has known the Chesapeake since his youth. He and his wife Beverly have two boys and live in West Point, Va. His boatbuilding and fishing background is an asset in matching clients to their perfect boat.
Roger Mooney | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Roger Mooney began in the yacht brokerage and sales business in 1995, working for a Maryland-based company which brokered quality-production powerboat lines. Having a desire to deal more exclusively with custom and production sportfishers, motoryachts, and trawlers, Roger moved on to work with Gilman Yachts in 1998, and then in 2004, Roger opened the Maryland office for Bluewater/Jarrett Bay Yacht Sales, where he continues to enjoy serving his customers’ boating needs. Roger’s success in his career is not only due to his vast knowledge of the industry, but also due to the integrity and diligence he demonstrates to his clients.
Hawk Ennis | Bluewater Yacht Sales
In 2005, after a successful career in the mortgage business, Hawk decided to follow his passion for boating and began working with a yacht brokerage firm in Annapolis. He found what he was born to do and within a couple of years opened Hawk’s Yachts, which eventually morphed into Hawk’s Marine. During that time he sold over 300 boats, including new, used, and brokerage. He is now a proud member of the Bluewater Yacht Sales team, located in the heart of Annapolis. When not brokering or boating, he enjoys spending time volunteering, traveling, fishing, and visiting friends and family.
Jim Osborne | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Jim Osborne has a premier reputation for delivering excellent service to buyers and sellers. He has earned various awards and accolades for selling success. He places the greatest importance on his relationships with clients by exceeding expectations, witnessing pride of ownership, and recognizing their overall satisfaction. His many industry connections and work history with Hartge Yacht Yard, Sabreline of Annapolis, and Osborne Yachts makes Jim a valuable asset to any yacht transaction. He is very delighted to bring his talents and skill sets to the new office of Bluewater Yachts at the South Annapolis Yacht Centre luxury marina on Spa Creek.
Randy Walterhoefer | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Randy joins the Bluewater team with over 10 years of experience in the boat brokerage business, working along the entire East Coast. As an industry veteran, he possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of the products he sells and has won several top sales awards to back up his experience. He has been a licensed Florida yacht broker since 2010 and splits his time between residences in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Edgewater, Md., often traveling to chase the right deal for his buyers and sellers. He brings commitment, sales experience, and great camaraderie to the Bluewater Yacht Sales team!
Jeremy Blunt | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Jeremy Blunt fell in love with offshore fishing when he went tuna fishing for the first time upon his arrival in Ocean City, and worked that summer at the Ocean City Fishing Center. He worked as the captain on several charter fishing boats and then began his broker career in 2007. In addition to being a sales professional, Jeremy is a tournament winning charter captain out of Ocean City. This gives Captain Blunt a unique perspective and experience that translates into the right deal for your dream on the water.
Jeremy Blunt | Bluewater Yacht Sales
In 1980, looking to spend more time back on the water, Harry joined Bluewater Yacht Sales as a broker. Through the years, Harry has gained extensive experience with the sale of more than 250 new and used Hatteras, Viking, and many other brands of yachts. Harry’s sales expertise lies with the trawler and Downeast classes of yachts, especially those with some local Chesapeake deadrise flavor. Harry’s knowledge of the industry, combined with his integrity and diligence, can be measured by the volume of repeat business he enjoys and the many boating friends he’s made along the way.
Connor Hall | Bluewater Yacht Sales
Connor first joined Bluewater in 2013 at 16 years old as a dock hand in the marina. He worked the following summers commissioning Regulators in the service department. As a U.S.C.G. licensed captain, Connor has moved Bluewater inventory up and down the coast. After recently graduating in May 2020 from Hampden-Sydney College with a dual major in Business and Economics, he joined the sales team at Bluewater—something that had been a goal of his for quite some time. Joining Bluewater is more than a job opportunity for Connor; it’s a natural next step in his career.
Grady Byus | North Point Yacht Sales
Grady is a lifelong boater having been all over the world racing sailboats, logging offshore miles in power and sail, and enjoying time more locally fishing and sailing. He believes the Yacht Sales industry is rapidly changing, which is why his focus on the digital platform of boat sales through photography, video, and web presence helps his clients find success. Having previously run the service division at North Point, Grady is well-rounded with knowledge in boat systems and maintenance. His 14 years of experience at North Point adds value to every interaction throughout the buying and selling process.
David M. Cox | North Point Yacht Sales
David Cox is a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) selling previously owned sail and power boats out of the Annapolis office with North Point Yacht Sales since April 2011. Growing up on the Eastern Shore, David was constantly on the water racing one-design sailboats competitively and continued his passion for racing sailboats competitively with offshore races, including five Newport to Bermuda Races. With the office at Bert Jabin Yacht Yard, he often travels to Annapolis and gladly goes where the boats are when the opportunity arises.
Peter Bass | North Point Yacht Sales
One week after graduating from Dartmouth, Peter joined the hull crew in the Hinckley fiberglass shop. After stints in other production areas, sales and brokerage, rigging, sea trials, and customer handoff, he was named Production Manager in the mid-70’s. His fascination with boats, particularly their construction and outfitting, has remained ever since. There is nothing he enjoys more than using his knowledge base to guide clients in developing their own passion for boating. He is an avid saltwater fly fisherman and fly tier, whose success doesn’t always match his enthusiasm. Give him a call.
Jack McGuire | North Point Yacht Sales
Jack McGuire has vast boating experience, having grown up sailing on Narragansett Bay. He is active in racing both inshore and offshore, as well as fishing and exploring the Chesapeake Bay. Bringing his knowledge of both new and used boats in an always evolving boating market, he enjoys working with customers to help them find the best boat for their boating needs. Whether that be sailboat racing, cruising the bay, fishing, or day boating, Jack is sincere about sharing his lifelong passion with others through his work.
David Malkin | North Point Yacht Sales
In 2007 David turned his lifetime passion for boating into a profession by joining North Point Yacht Sales. David understands the motivations, nuances, and complexities of sailboat and powerboat transactions. Here is what some of his clients have to say: “Can’t say enough about the professionalism of this company. I would highly recommend David if you are selling a boat or searching for a new one.” “Exceptional team, with deep knowledge of their brands. How many people get you more than your asking price on a boat sale? These guys did!” Beyond brokerage, North Point represents MJM, Tiara, Pursuit, Caymas, Hanse, Dehler, and J boats.
Bob Oberg | North Point Yacht Sales
Bob made Annapolis his home after graduating from St. Mary’s College in 1994. He started his career as a boat tech and after 13 years moved into sales where he has spent the last 10 years. In 2016 he earned the prestigious Beneteau “Top Gun” as top overall salesman for North and South America. In 2018 he joined North Point Yacht Sales, specializing in Tiara, Caymas, and Hanse. As a lifelong boater, Bob has an in-depth knowledge of both sail and power and enjoys both. What’s important to Bob is listening to clients to find the perfect boat.
Troy Waller | North Point Yacht Sales
With several years in the yacht sales industry, Troy loves to meet new people to assist them with finding the perfect boat. He enjoys spending time with his current customers in finding solutions to the “joy” of everyday boat ownership. Troy has a passion for the water that started at an early age while growing up boating on the York River. As an active member of the Seaford Yacht Club, you can find Troy fishing, crabbing, cruising, and sailing with family. Reach out to Troy at any time, he has never turned down an opportunity to look at boats for you.
Ken Comerford | North Point Yacht Sales
Our team is focused on building relationships and providing our customers an excellent buying or selling experience. We pride ourselves on being active boaters who are constantly on the water. If you have a question about boating, our team will have the answer for you. I encourage you to reach out to the North Point team because boating is not only our job but it’s our passion. We like nothing more than letting you put our obsession with boats to work for you.
Chris Beardsley | North Point Yacht Sales
Chris Beardsley has spent his life on the water, from working in boat yards to delivering sailing yachts globally, including transatlantic and transpacific crossings. Joining North Point Yacht Sales in 2019, Chris strives to put his clients’ needs first, using his diverse knowledge of boats when searching for the right boat for cruising, fishing, or simply enjoying time on the water with their family. When looking to sell your boat, you can be assured of accurate representation to attract a new owner. When not sailing with his wife Tiffany and their two children, Chis can be reached at North Point’s Southern Bay office.
Mike Titgemeyer | Crusader Yacht Sales
Mike Titgemeyer is the owner of Crusader Yacht Sales, but does some new and used boat selling as well. Mike has a lifelong passion for boating and grew up on the shores of Lake Erie, sailing, racing, and power boating. He is passionate about all water-related activities and has been in Annapolis selling boats since 2001. Mike bought Crusader in 2010. Crusader Yacht Sales was founded in 1982 and is currently the Jeanneau Sailboat, Excess Catamaran, Tartan Yachts, and Legacy Yachts dealer for the Annapolis area.
Dan Bacot | Crusader Yacht Sales
Dan Bacot is a lifelong Chesapeake Bay boater and enjoys both sail and powerboating. Currently, Dan is sailing a 36’ Cape Dory cutter. His marine industry experience spans over 40 years, working daily with boaters in marinas, boatyards, and yacht sales. Raised in Annapolis, Dan started boating at the age of four when his parents purchased their first sailboat. In 1980, his family moved to Gloucester Point, Va. when they purchased York River Yacht Haven. York River Yacht Haven grew over the years to become a full-service marina facility. It included 325 slips, a working boatyard, a ships store, yacht sales, an oyster farm, and a restaurant. Over 33 years, Dan actively managed every individual department and was the General Manager for many years.
Dave van den Arend | Crusader Yacht Sales
Dave van den Arend has been a live-aboard in Annapolis for 17 years, a broker since 2004, and a member of the Crusader Yacht Sales team since 2005. Dave has been involved with boating most of his life. He is a Master Mason, an active member of the Yacht Broker’s Association of America, and earned his CPYB (Certified Professional Yacht Broker) accreditation in 2007, maintaining that through annual CE credits. He has restored several fiberglass and wooden boats, and enjoys offshore sailing, cooking, and scuba diving. Dave’s knowledge and experience have helped his many customers, and he has made many friends in the process.
Todd Moffatt | Crusader Yacht Sales
Todd began his career in the sailing industry 35 years ago. He managed several local and international based yacht charter companies before opening his own yacht charter & sailing school in Annapolis in 2001. Throughout his marine career he has logged many hours sailing, racing, maintaining and commissioning numerous multi-hull and mono hull sail & power boats gaining valuable sailing and systems expertise. Todd naturally progressed into being a premier yacht broker in the Annapolis area and is exceptionally qualified in the mono-hull, multi-hull, and power boat market.
Dave & Erin Townley | Crusader Yacht Sales
A father-daughter duo, we bring experience, knowledge and professionalism to the yacht shopping and selling process. We strive to make your yacht quest as fun and productive as possible. If selling, our marketing far surpasses the competition. We’ve been aboard thousands of yachts over two decades, helping clients acquire the best boat we can find for the money they have to spend. We love to travel, nationally and internationally, to find great yachts and help bring them home. We’ve lived aboard as a family, cruised internationally, and we bring that unique background to your quest. Let’s have some fun!
Gordon Bennett | Crusader Yacht Sales
Gordon grew up sailing on Seneca Lake in upstate New York and his first job was as an assistant sailing instructor at the age of 15. He eventually bought a sailboat, cruised the east coast, and set the hook in Annapolis in 2002. He continued his boating career as an ASA award winning sailing instructor, base manager at SailTime Annapolis, and transitioned into a broker in 2016 Representing Group Beneteau products. “I love the entire process, from the first phone call, to the hunt for the perfect boat, to that moment when the client’s dream is finally realized.
Rod Rowan | Crusader Yacht Sales
Rod Rowan has been a stalwart of the Yacht Brokerage industry since 1984. Highly educated with a reputation for attention to detail and client-service, Rod has developed an extensive base of repeat and referral clientele. With an abiding passion for professionalism in the brokerage industry, Rod has served many roles with the Yacht Brokers Association of America, including President a few years ago. Known for his background in broker-education, industry practices, ethics, and standard contracts, he is often sought out by other Yacht Brokers for his considered counsel. Many boating-industry “insiders” have chosen Rod as their broker for their yacht transactions.
Rob Summers | Crusader Yacht Sales
Rob helps run the Solomons office for Crusader and is a lifelong boater with experience in both power and sail. He has cruised parts of the Mediterranean and Adriatic and has raced sailboats in Hawaii, San Francisco, and San Diego. Rob has owned several boats over the years, from day sailers to cruisers, and is now the proud owner of a traditional schooner built in the Deltaville VA area. He leverages this extensive experience to help buyers find the best boat for their individual needs, and to help sellers find the best home for their prized possession.
Ken Jacks | Crusader Yacht Sales
Ken is a lifelong boater who has owned several vessels throughout the years, both power and sail. After retiring from the practice of law, he and his wife purchased a new 40’ boat and moved aboard full-time. They cruised the East Coast extensively from Maine to the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. Ken’s proficiency in all boat systems – mechanical, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, and rigging – is a direct result of this DIY experience. He has held a USCG 50-ton master license and ASA instructor certifications, and is currently a Certified Professional Yacht Broker uniquely qualified to help you buy or sell your next boat.
Tommy Ottenwaelder | Chesapeake Whalertowne
Tom “Tommy O” Ottenwaelder joined Chesapeake Whalertowne’s sales staff in October 2018 after 29 years of Active Duty service in the U.S. Coast Guard. With a Master 100GT professional captain’s license and lifetime of boating experience, Tommy O brings a unique perspective to recreational boating sales and service. He uses his experience not only to help clients find the right boat but to further guide them to a relaxed and enjoyable boating lifestyle.
Jake Boulay | Chesapeake Whalertowne
Jake Boulay has been a member of the Chesapeake Whalertowne sales team since 2015. Prior to moving into sales, Jake handled logistics and service management. During his tenure he has gained an in-depth knowledge of the Boston Whaler and Mercury Outboard brands. Jake’s lifetime of experience on the water gives him a true understanding of the best boat to fit your needs.
Bart Hiltabidle | Chesapeake Whalertowne
Bart Hiltabidle is one of the most recognized names in the Annapolis boating community. Bart has helped shape Boston Whaler’s legacy in the Annapolis area. Whether you are in search of a 13’ Super Sport or the flagship Boston Whaler 420 Outrage, Bart has the knowledge and expertise to help narrow your search to the perfect boat. Chesapeake Whalertowne opened a new and exciting location in downtown Annapolis in 2018, featuring waterfront access and an indoor showroom at the base of Ego Alley.
Rick Boulay, Jr. | Chesapeake Whalertowne
Rick Boulay, Jr. has been a member of the Chesapeake Whalertowne sales team since 2006. Since joining the sales team, Rick has become one of the highest volume sales producers for Boston Whaler nationwide and an expert within the Boston Whaler Yacht program. Whether you are looking for brokerage services or new boat sales, Rick can help you get the boat you are looking for (or looking to sell) quickly and for the best value. Rick is the General Manager of Chesapeake Whalertowne and also a member of the Boston Whaler Design Team.
Wes Williams | Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Charity Boat Donation Program, run by director Wes Williams, has made donating and buying boats straightforward and easy for more than 20 years. From luxury boats to dinghies, CBMM accepts and sells donated boats year-round. Whether you donate or buy a boat, 100% of the proceeds benefit the children and adults served by CBMM’s many enjoyable and educational programs.
P.J. Campbell | Campbell’s Yacht Sales
Campbell’s Yacht Sales has extensive experience in listing, selling, and helping customers buy the boat of their dreams. P.J. Campbell has been a part of the yacht sales for the past six years and has sold boats ranging from small power boats to large power and sail boats. Campbell’s uses YachtWorld to list their boats, in partnership with their website and social media outlets. Campbell’s Yacht Sales would love to help you sell your boat or find you the boat you are looking for!
Cori Williams | Oyster Cove Boatworks
Whether you are looking to sell your boat, buy a new/used boat, or service your existing one, OCB is here to ensure a smooth, effortless, and enjoyable experience. With almost 10 years of sales experience, let Cori put her skills to work to find you your next boat. She treats every customer like they are the only one she has, and works from start to finish to ensure they are getting the best price, condition, and value for the money. With knowledge, enthusiasm and a love for the water, let Cori help you with your next boat.
John Kaiser | Yacht View Brokerage
John Kaiser, Jr. maintains a 100-ton USCG Master license since 1985. Growing up in a boatbuilding family (Kaiser Yachts in Wilmington, DE), John has been directly involved in the construction, design and chartering of the highest quality yachts. Founded in 1988, Yacht View Brokerage, LLC located in Annapolis, MD, has been successfully listing, selling and co-brokering listings with many of the finest yacht brokers locally and around the country. Yacht View even offers customers complimentary dockage (for up to 80’ feet) in a beautiful, secure setting on the Severn river. With a target listing to sale time of less than 90 days, John and Jackie are a true power/sailing couple on the Chesapeake Bay.
Ed Pickering | Curtis Stokes & Associates
Born and raised in Rock Hall, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Ed or “Cap” as the locals know him, grew up around, near, or on a boat. The love of the sea and duty followed him after high School to an appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY. After graduation in 1997 with a USCG Third Mates License, All Oceans, he was able to pursue multiple opportunities in intermodal transportation while still serving in the United States Naval Reserve. He was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant in 2009.
Jason Hinsch | Curtis Stokes & Associates
A native of Miami, Florida Jason grew up around boats and boating. He started sailing at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club at the age of 8 and got his first boat, a sunfish, at 11. He worked for his father, a professional yacht captain, 7 summers running from the age of 14; working out of Jones Boat Yard and Richard Bertram Yacht Yard, maintaining Trumpy, Burger and Feadship motor yachts.
A graduate of Florida State University and study programs in London, England and Urbino, Italy, Jason moved to Washington DC to attend graduate school at George Washington University; followed by a career in international distribution with a focus on consultative sales, marketing and contract negotiation.
A long-time resident of the Annapolis, Maryland Jason is a member of the Chesapeake Yacht Club and an Eastport Yacht Club alumnus. Jason cruised the Chesapeake for 10 years aboard his Columbia 10.7, before becoming an avid racer; participating in the Pirates Cove Race Club’s Wednesday night series on the West River, as well as various CBYRA Bay races for the last 21 seasons. Jason is now teaching his young boys to sail aboard their Hunter 27′.
We are pleased this seasoned sales professional and life-long boating enthusiast has joined our team here at Curtis Stokes & Associates; where he is focused on helping sellers find the right buyer and buyers find the right boat.