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November Brokerage Sales 2014

Lower Volume, Higher Prices for U.S. Brokerage in November

After monthly performances generally pacing behind 2013 by single digit percentages, U.S. brokerage sales were 12 percent lower in November, with 1,749 boats sold, compared to 1,983 in the same month a year earlier. Despite the lower volume, SoldBoats.com reports by YachtWorld member yacht bro… [read more]

Puerto Rico Office with Denison Yacht Sales

Denison Expands to Puerto Rico Through Strategic Partnership

Denison has announced its partnership with Puerto Rico-based Industrial & Marine Service (IMS), establishing a strategic partnership in the Caribbean for the South Florida-based yacht sales company. IMS has completed the integration of its yacht brokerage department into Denison’s n… [read more]

Cantiere delle Marche Darwin Class 102' - Offered by Denison Yacht Sales

Cantiere delle Marche Announces Two New Contracts

Cantiere delle Marche has recently announced the sale of two new superyachts; a Darwin Class 102’ and a Nauta Air 108’. The two sales increase the Italian shipyard’s total sales in 2014 to five, three of which took pace in South America. Cantiere delle Marche Nauta Air 108 – Offered by De… [read more]

Gunboat 55

Cruising World Magazine Announces “Boat of the Year” Winners

Cruising World magazine judges named the Gunboat 55 catamaran the Domestic Boat of the Year and the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 the Import Boat of the Year for 2015. When the judges tallied their votes, the two top awards, chosen from 19 nominees in six categories, went to sailboats at opposite ends of… [read more]

Beneteau Oceanis 60 Sailboat - Denison Yacht Sales

Beneteau to Debut 60-foot flagship at Miami Strictly Sail Boat Show

Beneteau America will launch its new flagship, the Oceanis 60, at the 2015 Strictly Sail Miami boat show in February. The world premiere of the Oceanis 60 came in September in Cannes, France, in September. The yacht is characterized by an open deck plan and spacious accommodations. Click Here t… [read more]

Sales Drop

Brokerage Sales Drop in November

After monthly performances that generally lagged 2013 results by single-digit percentages, U.S. brokerage sales were 12 percent lower in November as 1,749 boats were sold, compared with 1,983 in the same month a year earlier. Despite the lower volume, SoldBoats.com reports by YachtWorld membe… [read more]

Inmocean – yacht sold by Denison Superyachts with help of Camper

Denison Broker Alex G. Clarke Sells Sailing Superyacht Inmocean

Alex G. Clarke at Denison Superyachts has recently closed on his listing for sale, the 41 metre sailing yacht Inmocean, with Rytis Babravicius at Camper & Nicholsons representing the buyer. Inmocean was a finalist in the 2009 World Superyacht Awards. Built by New Zealand yard Fitzroy Yac… [read more]

Consumers use of real estate agents remains strong

Home Buyers More Likely to Use Real Estate Agents

Homebuyers more likely to use real estate agents, even as Internet usage hits an all-time high. Use of the Internet among consumers in the homebuying process continues to grow, but those buyers are more, not less, likely to use a real estate agent, according to an annual survey from the Na… [read more]


YachtCloser Unveils New Documentation Service for Industry

YachtCloser has introduced YachtCloser Documentation, a new business tool for brokers who use its online contract management system. The system provides all necessary Coast Guard documentation services for brokers’ customers, helping to simplify the closing process, the company said. Th… [read more]

MC5 by Beneteau

Boat Review: Monte Carlo MC5 by Beneteau

Beneteau’s newest design, the MC5, branches the gap between Beneteau Power and Monte Carlo Yachts. The combination of Italian design and French boat building has created a stunning yacht that is sure to out shine all other yachts in her class. Call Today to find out about availability of this incr… [read more]

Creating Value with Clients - Bob Denison

Denison President Shares 4 Principles to Create Value With Clients

The Question is asked: While the industry broadly agrees that it is currently a ‘buyer’s market’, how can stakeholders within the sale/purchase process ensure that the client is getting genuine value for money throughout the vessel’s lifecycle? Answer: Denison Ya… [read more]


Townsend Bell and the Beneteau Barracuda 9

Townsend Bell is slowing down. He’ll tell anyone who will listen. He’ll imply it with his tone. He’ll flat out say it. He’ll tell it up, and he’ll tell it down. And he’ll do it with the chuckling resignation of a man who has very little left to prove.  The Beneteau Barracuda 9 Available to s… [read more]

Bitcoin now accepted by Denison Yacht Sales

Use Bitcoins to Purchase and Charter Luxury Yachts

Denison Yacht Sales Now Accepting Cyber Currency FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – (November 21, 2014) Yachting industry leader Denison Yacht Sales has announced that it will now accept the online peer-to-peer payment system, Bitcoin, for yacht purchases and yacht charters. The cyber currency is beco… [read more]

SoldBoatsNewsletter_graph_October 2014

U.S. Brokerage Sales Rise in October

The U.S. market for brokerage boats improved in October, notably in sales of boats longer than 36 feet; the segment grew 10 percent compared to October 2013, with 829 boats sold. Including all smaller boats, a total of 2,304 boats were sold in October, which was 1 percent below the previous year. &nbs… [read more]


October Boat Sales Show Small Gains

For the second month in a row, U.S. recreational boat sales showed single-digit gains in October that built on double-digit advances a year earlier as a late-blooming selling season extended deeper into the fall. Sales rose 7 percent in the main powerboat segments and industrywide in October from… [read more]

Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts, at opening of METS 2014

Monte Carlo Yachts President Delivers METS Keynote Address

Carla Demaria, who is president of Monte Carlo Yachts, board member of the Italian Yachting Federation (UCINA) and general manager of Bénéteau Brand, delivered the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Marine Equipment Trade Show at Amsterdam RAI on Tuesday. Carla Demaria, President o… [read more]

Editor Choice Awards 2014

Editors’ Choice Awards: MCY 86 Wins Best Motor Yacht of the Year

When it was presented at the FLIBS, the Monte Carlo Yachts 86 was one of the contenders for the Editors’ Choice Awards, winning in the 80-89 feet Best Motor Yacht category. Based on the same incredible design from Nuvolari and Lenard, the new MCY 86 takes the yard’s product range to a new level: m… [read more]

Builder: Fountaine Pajot
Model: Fountaine Pajot Summerland 40 LC
Year: 2014
Boat Type: Catamaran
LOA: 39'3"
Beam: 17'8"
Draft: 3'6"
Base Price: $532,226

Journey Maker – Fountaine Pajot Summerland 40 LC

The Summerland MY 40 LC is a boat designed for enjoying coastal jaunts with lots of onboard space and cruising efficiency. And she happens to be a power catamaran. Builder: Fountaine PajotModel: Fountaine Pajot Summerland 40 LCYear: 2014Boat Type: CatamaranLOA: 39’3″Beam: 17R… [read more]

This view of a proposed development of the Las Olas Marina with a 220-room hotel to the left, on the north side of Las Olas Boulevard, and a restaurant, office and parking complex to the right, on the south side of Las Olas.

Resort Hotel Proposed for Expanded Las Olas Marina

A private developer wants to turn the city-owned Las Olas Marina and adjacent public parking lot into a $200 million premier hotel and marina resort. A conceptual view of making the Las Olas Marina into a resort hotel and expanded marina. The rendering show the hotel next to the marina on the north sid… [read more]

Christopher "Kit" Denison, left, and his son, Bob, shown in a file photo.

Denison Yacht Sales Expands as Marine Industry Rebounds

Denison Yacht Sales is adding 10 employees at its first office in Palm Beach County, an expansion that highlights the rebound underway in the marine industry. Christopher “Kit” Denison, left, and his son, Bob, shown in photo. Fort Lauderdale’s Denison long has sold new and use… [read more]

Leslie Adams Charter Broker

Superyachts For Charter Through Charter Expert Leslie Adams

Superyacht charters are an amazing way to travel, guaranteed to offer comfortable and relaxing environments in ultimate privacy. Choose where you want to travel and discover the world’s paradises on your next dream luxury vacation. All luxury and private charter superyachts provided by… [read more]

107 NAC La Sella Aft-web

Denison Sells ‘La Sella Del Diavolo’ – 107′ Sailing Catamaran

Denison Yacht Sales is excited to announce the successful closing their Central Listing, La Sella del Diavolo, a 107’ Sailing Catamaran built in Italy. 107 NAC La Sella – Aft Designed by Olivier Racoupeau and manufactured in Trieste, Italy at the NAC Shipyard in 2011, La Sella del Diavolo i… [read more]


Onboard: MCY 86 by Monte Carlo Yachts

With a number of stylish 80-foot-plus megayachts in the marketplace, how is a buyer to choose? If you’re a fan of the work of noted designer studio Nuvolari-Lenard, the Monte Carlo Yachts MCY 86 will turn your head. So, too, will the yacht’s volume and the ability to personalize the look and layou… [read more]

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Reports Attendance Gains

Attendance at the 55th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which was greeted with five days of beautiful weather, was up 6 percent from last year and was the highest since 2006. Aerial view of Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show The show brought more than 1,000 exhibitors displayi… [read more]

The new digs: hurricane-battered, graffiti-tagged Miami Marine Stadium.

Miami International Boat Show moving to Marine Stadium

The Miami International Boat Show is taking its luxury yachts and crush of customers and setting sail from Miami Beach for a new home farther south on Biscayne Bay. The new digs: hurricane-battered, graffiti-tagged Miami Marine Stadium. Starting in 2016 and running through at least 2017, the Boat… [read more]

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