Brokerage Expertise

Pride in customer satisfaction is goal number one for American Marine Brokerage. While some subscribe to the ideal of more is better, quality over quantity makes for longer-lasting and more trustworthy relationships.

American is proud to have the most dedicated, hard-working salesmen in the industry on your side. Our team consists of professionals with backgrounds in ship management, crewing, safety, insurance, tackle, finance, marketing, graphic design, and dealership management. You can rest assured your hard-earned assets will be represented properly by trained and educated associates.

We only use state-of-the-art marketing techniques to build and promote your brand. Our in-house team of photographers, videographers, and web and graphic designers allows for dynamic representation ensuring the best audience.

If you are in the market for a new or brokerage vessel, do not attempt to go at it alone. You need an agent working in your best interest throughout the transaction, and the buyer's services provided by American are always complimentary.

The search and purchase process can be daunting to some, and others find themselves led astray by parties not concerned with your particular needs. The dedicated brokers at American pride themselves on long-lasting client relationships, not what is only for sale today. Your boat is your pride, your time and money are valuable, and we are here to find exactly what you desire.

American's brokers start by scanning the market for what is currently available suiting your needs and budget. Should nothing be adequate, we undergo the next steps to find your wish list no matter where in the world it may be. We never want you to settle for less than the best. As a buyer, rest assured that the sales process is heavily geared toward your protection.

  • 1. What exactly does a yacht broker do?

    A yacht broker is someone who greatly assists in the buying and selling of a yacht boat. The simplest description would be that of an extremely hands on real estate agent for boats. We specialize in listing and selling as equally as we do in aiding in the finding and purchasing of a boat for our clients. We are not only experts in all things boats we also handle all of the closing, advertising, training, and market analysis.

  • 2. What qualities do I look for in a broker?

    A good yacht broker is a person who is well educated and experienced on an important variety of items closely related to the buying and selling of a yacht/boat. In addition to knowledge and experience they should be armed with the current tools as well as all necessary licenses, bonding and training. A good broker will stay current on market values and be extremely knowledgable on the inner workings of any boat that you may come across. Let's not forget the two biggest qualities - honesty and integrity.

  • 3. What can a broker do for me?

    A broker will find you the yacht/boat that best fits your needs. Sell your boat for you when it is time to move on or upgrade. Make sure that you are protected on the transaction both on the buying and the selling end of a transaction. Provide tons of real world experience to be an extremely valuable aid in the evaluation of any boat.

    Be there for all steps of the purchase or sales process Be there after the sale for any of your needs after the sale.

  • 4. What are the steps of a boat transaction?

    A typical purchase would go like this:

    • Find the yacht/boat that is the correct fit for you and your needs.
    • Arrange showing and check it out.
    • Make offer along with any contingencies.
    • Once offer is accepted and deposit is made move onto inspection period.
    • Perform an independent marine survey by accredited marine surveyor of the buyers choice.
    • If survey findings are acceptable move onto closing.
    • Hands on training and familiarizing of the operation of your new boat for you or your captain and or crew.
  • 5. How does a broker earn money for their service?

    A yacht brokers pay is commission based, which is generated from the sales end of the transaction.

  • 6. Why should we use you?

    Our years of experience working in the boat world leads to a tremendous amount of real knowledge that sets us apart from a typical salesperson. Combine that with our integrity and work ethic and you see what makes us proud to be us!