Ian 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. Continue reading “Ian Van Tuyl – San Diego, V.P. Sales” »
Mike been doing this role for over 22 years in California, with most of the major manufacturers in the marine industry. He has developed pre and post-delivery systems for new yachts and he has worked closely with the manufacturers to improve their product, and to work with the customer for their satisfaction through the years. Continue reading “Mike Van Tuyl – San Diego, V.P. Service” »
As a Yacht Consultant, John brokers new and pre-owned cruising vessels. He also provides expert guidance to his clients regarding Sailing and the Cruising Lifestyle. A good listener at heart, John is willing to play devil’s advocate to ensure his clients have assessed their options and are purchasing a yacht based upon attributes that are truly important to them. Continue reading “John Kuony – Alameda” »
Roger Goodsell and his wife, Dinah, have been one of the Bay areas most popular and well known sales teams for almost 15 years. They have cruised the Pacific Coast extensively on their sailboat from San Francisco to Mexico, have chartered throughout the Caribbean and raced up and down the West Coast from the Bay to Cabo. Continue reading “Roger Goodsell – Alameda” »
If there’s one word to describe Dinah Goodsell, it’s credibility. Along with her husband, Roger, Dinah has been one of the premier yacht salespersons in the Bay area for almost 15 years. She and Roger have cruised the Pacific Coast extensively on their sailboat from San Francisco Continue reading “Dinah Goodsell – Alameda” »
David has been sailing on the San Francisco Bay for over thirty years. He and his wife have also enjoyed many summers cruising the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas aboard their own yacht – purchased at her suggestion to celebrate a special birthday. David is the Captain and Patricia is the Admiral, or as he likes to say the Admirable. Either way, David has first-hand knowledge of the equipment, skills and positive attitude Continue reading “David Greco – Sausalito” »
Trenton Carroll has been involved and has demonstrated solid management and leadership abilities over a distinguished career in regional and national marketing of both products based as well as service businesses. Trenton Carroll attained a BS and MSA Degree’s with Advanced Studies at Bucknell University. Since that time Trenton has applied, fine-tuned his skills, in all phases of sales, marketing, coaching and introducing newcomers to the world of boating, Continue reading “Trenton Carroll – Marina del Rey” »
Ken has a life-long involvement in the yachting industry. Along with many years in the boat brokerage business, Ken is also a Licensed Coast Guard captain and a certified instructor for Bareboat and Advanced sailing courses. With his years of boating experience, Ken can help you select the right yacht and amenities to fit the type of local boating or long term cruising you plan on doing.
Upon meeting him you will undoubtedly hear the story of David’s grandfather, David R., teaching him how to sail on Lake Winnipesaukee when he was 7. Those memories remain clear to him today as wonderful reminders of those best days. David W. has, since then, made countless memories, had harrowing sailing adventures and worked his way up as a professional sailor, motor yacht captain and yacht maintenance manager. Continue reading “David Inglis – Marina del Rey” »
Sailing: Jack bought his first boat, an Ensenada 20, 35+ years ago. He had never sailed a boat prior to buying it and didn’t know a jibe from a jib, and measured heel by his pulse rate, when it got up to about 85 it was time to tack!
Jack has owned a Catalina 22, Irwin 25, Contest 31, Catalina 30 and a Catalina 40 and now a Hunter 466. Continue reading “Jack Silver – Marina del Rey” »
Passionate of sailing since a young age, David has also an international background. Born and raised in France, he has been constantly working in the yacht industry in different countries.
Previously, he worked for 2 years with a Beneteau dealer in France, half a year in the marketing department for winches and hydraulics on board in The Netherlands, has been a yacht broker specialist in long range off shore cruisers in the South of France for 3 years, and was promoting events on super yachts in Croatia and Montenegro.
After a successful professional career in the Information Technology field, Mark has put the corporate world behind. Whether it’s selling yachts, captaining private charters, racing in competitive one-design regattas, or pleasure cruising, Mark has immersed himself in the yachting lifestyle. Continue reading “Mark Kranz – Marina del Rey” »
Leilani Anne Reyes has been in the yachting industry since 2005. She was co-owner and manager of Emerald Bay Yachts in Gig Harbor, WA and Ocean Trawler Yachts in Seattle. She has 15 years of experience and knowledge of the yacht brokerage industry. She has sold cruisers, motor yachts and trawlers (Selene). She also assisted in office support, sea-trials and delivery of yachts from Seattle to Canada. Continue reading “Leilani Anne Reyes – San Diego” »
Tim has been sailing since he was ten years old in Sydney, Australia. He started out racing on Sabots, Herons, Flying 11’s, Etchells and larger cruiser/racers.
Tim moved to the U.S. during the mid 90’s and started working at a local yacht charter company in charge of maintenance where he serviced and commissioned new and used sailboats, Continue reading “Tim Sanders – San Diego” »
Ryan caught the sailing bug after moving to Los Angeles in 2007. Shortly after arriving in California he and friend decided to purchase a Islander 36 having never sailed before sea trialing the boat. After purchase Ryan was a live aboard which allowed him the time on the water required to begin mastering the skills of sailing and, of course, boat maintenance. Continue reading “Ryan Jurkowski – San Diego” »
While growing up in a Foreign Service family, Tim was fortunate to live and travel extensively worldwide. Experiences abroad instilled in him an adventurous spirit that is alive today. A career in architecture gave Tim a passion for design excellence and functionality. Listening closely to clients and striving for customer satisfaction is a key to his success. Continue reading “Tim Vandivier – San Diego” »
Raised in Coronado, California Fred developed a keen appreciation for sailing at a young age. His first sailing experience at 7 years old was a Man O War 15’ that he’d tour around San Diego Bay with his father. Annual summer trips to Catalina Island and San Clemente Island on a Trimaran 36’ and later a Catamaran 46’ kept him busy in his young adult years. Continue reading “Fred Keller – San Diego” »
Born on the East Coast, Diane started boating at a young age. A junior member of Milford Yacht Club in Connecticut, she enjoyed boating on Long Island Sound.
Diane’s love for the water has never left her. After leaving Connecticut, she moved to Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and has now settled on Coronado Island, CA. overlooking San Diego Bay. Continue reading “Diane McLaughlin – Sales” »
Ty was raised on the water. He grew up in Rolling Hills Estates on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and sailed in Marina Del Rey. His family built and opened the first sail loft here, Hokanson Sails on Washington Bl. when the marina first opened in 1962. Ty grew up around boats and was in the WYC and CYC junior sailing programs. He later went on to running Hokanson Sails for over 22 years. Continue reading “Ty Hokanson – Marina del Rey” »