Ian Van Tuyl – San Diego, V.P. Sales

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photo_ianIan has over 16 years of experience in the yachting industry and currently works  for Cruising Yachts Inc, the largest yacht dealership on the west coast. He  has sold more than 20 million dollars in boats and consistently wins awards  for his sales production, marketing, and customer service.

Previously, he worked as project manager for Nautical Enterprises, where  he commissioned more than 150 yachts including Jeanneau, Hunter,  Beneteau, Catalina, Sabre, Tartan, C&C, Navigator, Fairline, and Silverton,
personally installing custom add-ons, electronics, generators, watermakers,  and more. Ian’s keen eye for for detail, strict work ethic and energetic  approach quickly won him praise of clients and yacht professionals alike.

In his sales position, Ian translates his hands-on experience and customer-service savvy into a rewarding experience for both new yacht owners and seasoned sailors. He diligently walks customers  through every step of the  buying process, from choosing a yacht to choosing unique customizations and add-ons. From the point of order to the point of delivery, Ian communicates with his clients every step  of the way, ensuring a smooth and  rewarding experience. But it doesn’t end with the sale…Ian enjoys being a knowledgeable resource for his clients for many years to come; he can be contacted day or night for any questions or concerns.

Click here to read an article on Ian from sdvoyager.com.


  • Top Producer; 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Best Customer Service; 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Outstanding Service and Employee
  • Dedication; 2004, 2005
  • Exceptional Marketing and Sales by Jeanneau Yachts; 2011
  • Hunter Sales Pro Contest Top 10 in World by Hunter Yachts; 2009


Raymarine Electronics, 2002-2008; ABYC/NMEA Certified Technician; Sony Electronics; HRO  WaterMaker Installations; Seldon, Sparcraft, Focnor; Balmar Charging Systems; Newmar-prosign  Inverters; Track Vision; Herken-Lewmar. Certified Rigger for Jeanneau, Hunter, Catalina, Saber,  Beneteau, Lagoon, Fairline, Silverton, Navigator, Californian, and Doral.


619-681-0633 (office)
619-507-4416 (cell)



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