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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]

Denison Yacht Sales Palm Beach Office

Denison Yacht Sales Announces Palm Beach Grand Opening Event November 12

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – (November 10, 2014) Denison Yacht Sales has opened its eleventh office location at Soverel Harbour Marina in Palm Beach Gardens. Denison Yacht Sales Opens Eleventh Office. Event held in Soverel Harbour Marina. “This specific office space has been associated with b… [read more]

US Monthly Brokerage Sales with 5 Year Average

Monthly Report – Brokerage Sales Dip in October

The U.S. market for brokerage boats improved in October for boats longer than 36 feet, but overall sales fell 1 percent from the same month last year as 2,304 changed hands. Among boats above 36 feet, sales rose 10 percent from October 2013 to 829. The value of all boats sold in October totaled $319 mill… [read more]


New Construction for 38′ Out Island Sport Fish Announced

Denison Yachts Sales is proud to announce a new construction project currently underway. Denison broker Conrad Vanderlely based out of the Fort Lauderdale office signed a deal for a 38’ Out Island Express Fisherman. Out Island Sport Yachts is based out of Berlin, NJ and builds custom sport fishi… [read more]


2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Report: Day 1 & 2

Excitement is in the air at this year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Sunny skies greeted us the first days of the show. We couldn’t have asked for better weather or better company. Many Fort Lauderdale locals and visitors from all over the world came to see us at our multiple locations around the sho… [read more]


Beneteau & MCY Premiere | Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Beneteau and Monte Carlo Yachts will debut the all new Monte Carlo Yachts 86 as well as the Beneteau Monte Carlo 4 at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Join us in welcoming these two spectacular new yachts to an already impressive production line. An extensive amount of dedication an… [read more]


Denison Yacht Sales at 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Join Denison Yacht Sales for the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show! Click on the interactive map to view the new boat locations! //… [read more]

Holy Cow - Yacht Broker David Johnson

95′ Astondoa “Holy Cow!” Receives One-day Makeover

Holy Cow! isn’t the same anymore. After a one-day makeover, the 95-foot yacht now touts a new, contemporary look that its owner hopes will make it more marketable at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Holy Cow! will be on display at 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat show in the Las Olas d… [read more]

Dufour 560 Grand Large

Dufour 560 Grand Large: Reviewed By Sea Magazine

So uncomplicated that it’s just as easy and fun to sail as a boat 20 feet shorter and a few tons lighter. Dufour 560 Grand Large at Sea If you find a winning formula, you’re bound to attract a following by rolling out continual improvements to the initial innovation. Just ask Apple, right? Du… [read more]

US Monthly Brokerage Sales with 5 Year Average

Yacht Sales Remain Lower as Average Sale Prices Rise

With 2,414 brokerage boats selling in September, the U.S. market was off by 7 percent compared to the same month in 2013. But according to a recent report, average selling prices held even or improved, except in the superyacht market over 80 feet. US Monthly Brokerage Sales with 5 Year Average The agg… [read more]

Denison Yacht Sales at the Seattle Boat Show 2014

2014 FLIBS: Denison Yacht Sales President Talks Boat Shows

There’s plenty going on in the market now and into the fall and Denison Yacht Sales President Bob Denison, recently sat down with PMY to talk about it. Here’s what he had to say about the upcoming fall boat-show season. The brokerage market has been pretty solid most of the summer. Our office in F… [read more]

Intrepid Page copy copy

Intrepid Powerboats Offers First Natural Gas Hybrid Yacht

Intrepid Powerboats offers the first hybrid yacht from factory powered by natural gas, featuring fuel-system technology from Blue Gas Marine, Inc. to power its outboard motors.  The Intrepid 327 Center Console boat will be on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat show in October.… [read more]

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