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GPS Backup System Bill

The bipartisan National Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Resilience and Security Act of 2015, H.R. 1678 was introduced by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Ma… [read more]

Superyacht Smartwatch

Superyacht Smartwatch Launched

A superyacht smartwatch was created by interior design firm FM Architettura d’Interni and Italian technology company Videoworks. This latest innovation in wearable technology for superyachts was demonstrated at the recent London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show. The Samsung Gear… [read more]

Feadship Superyacht

145′ Feadship Superyacht Moon Sand Launched in Holland

Feadship Yachts launched the custom superyacht 145′ Moon Sand at De Vries Scheepsbouw in Makkum, Holland. After the completion of a number of new builds in partnership with renowned exterior designers over the past year, Moon Sand is a salient reminder of the formidable desig… [read more]

Family on Beneteau Boat

Most Popular Boat Names of 2015 (BoatUS)

BoatUS announced their annual list of Most Popular Boat Names. Big and small, power or sail, there are many different kinds of boats and so many different kinds of boat owners. But the one thing they seem to agree on is how boating makes them feel, at least if you’re looking at a boat’s name on the tra… [read more]

Sales Growth

Yacht & Boat Dealers Report Sales Growth in March

Yacht and boat dealers saw impressive growth in same-store sales in March. Sales were up 9.3% for the month over March 2014, CDK Global Recreation reported. Sales were up in all four categories in the report, which is based on data from dealers that use CDK’s Lightspeed software. That followed a… [read more]

Palma Superyacht Show

Superyacht Show in Palma Prepares for 2015 Event

The 2015 Palma Superyacht Show is fast approaching, with organizers announcing an impressive list of participating yachts and exhibitors, with the number of berths and stands available seeing a substantial increase since the inaugural event in 2013. Conducted in partnership with MYBA The Worl… [read more]

Sales Drop

Yacht Brokers Report Overall Decrease in Sales in March

U.S. yacht brokers reported selling only 2,203 boats in March 2015. Although that was 501 more boat and yacht sales reported in February, it represented an 11% decrease from the year before. In comparison, the total value of March sales ($320.7 million) was 20% higher than yacht sales in March 201… [read more]

Charter megayacht Broward

Sarasota Boat Show Yacht Hop (Friday, April 17)

Denison will be on display at the 33rd annual Suncoast Boat Show, April 17-19, in Downtown Sarasota at Marina Jack’s, and is excited to be participating in the Yacht Hop hosted by Show Management. The Yacht Hop is an exclusive VIP, invitation-only event that will take place Friday, April 17 from 6:… [read more]

Palm Beach International Boat Show

30th Annual Palm Beach Boat Show Reports Attendance Increase

Organizers of the 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show say attendance increased by a whopping 17 percent from last year, with manufacturers, dealers and brokerages reporting that the docks were bustling with enthusiastic buyers and sales were strong. “The consumer was back in the ma… [read more]

Gordon Passey Yacht

In Memoriam: Gordon Passey, Yacht Broker & Gentleman

Gordon Passey, who worked for more than 30 years in the yachting industry has died at the age of 83. Passey was born and raised in the United Kingdom. As a young man he spent much of his time on small boats in the Thames Estuary. Sailing out of Moody’s Yard on Britain’s South Coast on his first… [read more]

Rendezvous Bahamas 2015 July

Summer Rendezvous in the Abacos, Bahamas This July

Denison is pleased to announce its upcoming Summer Escape Rendezvous to the Bahamas, July 15-22, 2015. This weeklong adventure will include island hopping in the Abacos, festive dinner parties, friendly competitions, and activities for the entire family. The Abacos, a 120-mile-long chain of i… [read more]

Yachts in Cuna

Yachts to Enter Cuban Waters By the Thousands?

Thousands of American yachts could descend on Cuba if United States President Barack Obama authorizes boat travel to the island, which many say is not ready for the yacht influx. Pleasure cruises from the U.S. to Cuba have virtually halted since former president George W. Bush cracked down on priva… [read more]

Boat Insurnace Policy

4 Yacht Insurance Tips By Brian Rasmussen

With the weather warming up, you are bound to see more boats on the water, making spring a good time to review your Yacht Insurance policy for accuracy. The following 4 items are things to look out for: Save Money: A common insurance mistake is paying too much for navigation coverage not needed. For i… [read more]

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Dufour Yachts :: Keels

It’s obvious to see that you get a sexy, well-built hull, and a spacious and finely crafted interior, when you buy a Dufour, but it’s also important to note that we take just as much pride in how our boats look and perform below the waterline as they do above. And nothing makes a bigger impact on b… [read more]

Palm Beach International Boat Show

22 Reasons to Visit the 2015 Palm Beach Boat Show

The 30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will be held in the beautiful Downtown West Palm Beach March 26 – 29, 2015. This show is one of the top five boat shows in the country. Join Denison Yacht Sales with boats on display on Ramp 2 and 6. For directions or questions regarding the Palm Be… [read more]

Turning the hull

Holland’s van der Valk Aluminum Yacht Hull Flip

Watch the Hull Flip of a 23-meter aluminum Van der Valk aluminum yacht at their shipyard in Holland.The Trawler 2395 has been designed from the inside out. She combines large interior volume with a hull length of 24 meters. A stylish and modern appearance accompanies all the aspects you would find in… [read more]

110' Broward Superyahct Charter

Broward Yacht Charter in Florida; Entrepreneur 110′ Florida Megayacht

Entrepreneur is a 110′ Broward Marine aluminum megayacht built in 2004 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is currently located in Sarasota and available for charter on the west coast of Florida, down to the Florida Keys. Entrepreneur provides comfortable accommodations for 8-10 guest… [read more]

Monte Carlo 4 - Denison Yacht Sales

Monte Carlo MC4 :: Smart Stunner

Take a closer look at the MC4, and see why this stylish new entry point for Monte Carlo will soon be brightening slips near you. Rarely is it said that I’m late to a party. But that’s just how I felt as I hustled my way down the bricks of Annapolis’s Main Street in the early morning hours. I was going to… [read more]

West Marine Denison Yacht

West Marine and Denison to Host a Demo Day in West Palm Beach

Denison Yacht Sales and West Marine are excited to announce that they will be co-hosting A Day on the Water – Demo Day on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is located at West Palm Beach Waterfront City Docks. A Day on the Water will feature an introduction to the… [read more]

Bob Crow Denison Super Yacht Division

Video :: 116′ Azimut Superyacht Walkthrough with Bob Crow

The Azimut 116′ Motor Yacht, with its sleek mirrored windows and purebred Italian lines, reflects the epitomy of modern European yacht design. As one of the world’s leading yacht builders, Azimut is continually challenged to create yachts that exceed their customer’s requi… [read more]

Final Assembley

Dufour Yachts :: How the Boats Are Built (Part 5)

Final Assembly for Dufour Yachts 560 Grand Large We’ve loved digging into the details of the Dufour production line with you during these last brutal weeks of winter. But like all good things, the end of our popular “How the boats are built” series only leads to the beginning of an even be… [read more]

Things to Do on the Water

Denison Hosting Palm Beach Raft-Up on Peanut Island

Denison Yacht Sales will be hosting a Raft-Up on Peanut Island in Palm Beach on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The event starts at 10:30 a.m., and will include food, drinks, giveaways, beach volleyball, and music. The Palm Beach Raft-Up is a client engagement event, where yacht brokers invite their clien… [read more]

Ned Bruck is a long-standing member of the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) and was named Denison’s 2011 Yacht Broker of the Year as well as 2013 Super Yacht Broker of the Year.

Yacht Broker Spotlight :: Ned Bruck

Ned Bruck, a 30-year veteran in the yacht sales industry and a revered member of Denison Yacht Sales, is as passionate about his career as a yacht broker as he is about his hobbies of boating and fishing. He is a testament to the old adage, “If you love what you do, you’ll never have to work a day in your… [read more]

Meridians For Sale

Meridian Yachts Market Report Video (4Q 2014)

Below is the 4th Quarter Video Market Report, highlighting Meridian Yachts sold from October to December, 2014. You’ll notice 36 Meridians sold, which was up from 25 Meridian Yachts sold in the 4th Quarter 2013, a 44% increase.… [read more]

Seattle Tartan Yachts California

Tartan Yachts Appoints Denison As West Coast Dealer

MARINA DEL REY, California (March 3, 2015) – Denison Yacht Sales is proud to announce that it will be the new west coast dealer for Tartan Yachts. In addition to handling the sales of new Tartans in the western United States, Denison will also offer services such as commissionings and factory autho… [read more]

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