Originally from North Carolina, Chris has called Charleston, SC home for over 20 years. He grew up on the water aboard powerboats and sailboats, and he has owned numerous of each over the years. A former special education teacher and executive director of a marine-based alternative school, he began in yacht sales in 2008 at Charleston Yacht Sales so he could pursue his passion for boats and “water people.”

Chris is a licensed and bonded Certified Professional Yacht Broker and has a thorough knowledge of boat and yacht design and construction, as well as vessel systems and maintenance. He has spent thousands of hours on the water operating power and sailing yachts of all sizes. Chris has an easygoing personality, approachable demeanor, and is relentless in his pursuit of serving and representing his clients.

He is an effective project manager who can assist with every aspect of buying or selling your boat - from marketing, to maintenance, to boatyard services.  He joined Denison Yachting in 2014 after determining it is the “best in the business.” In his free time you will usually find him on the water with his wife and daughters.

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Fun Facts
Home Town Mount Pleasant, SC
First Boat 24' Helms
Favorite Boat Music Jimmy Buffett
Favorite Boat Show Fort Lauderdale

Chris Ollis Yacht Listings

Mae Mae 58' Sea Ray 1997

Charleston, SC

57' Novatec 2001

Hilton Head Island, SC


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