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Biography

Jeff helps yacht sellers & buyers make informed decisions by providing sage advice supported with facts and decades of experience, so let’s discuss your next yacht.

Jeff is an accomplished yacht broker with 30-plus years of experience. Known for his integrity and knowledge, he served on the Florida Yacht Brokers Association board of directors as chair of the Public Affairs Committee for more than a decade, advocating to protect and grow the marine industry. Under Jeff’s leadership, FYBA accomplished the following milestones:

• Doubled the 90-day sales tax exemption to 180 days
• Passed legislation capping Florida’s sales tax on boats at $18,000
• Defended repeal of Florida’s Yacht & Ship Brokers Act to protect consumers
• Developed the "Deferred Importation" initiative for foreign flagged boats

His in-depth understanding of U.S. + Florida regulations – specifically tax laws that affect yachting – is invaluable to his clients and peers alike. After touring multiple shipyards, Jeff has a strong sense of yacht design, materials, techniques, and construction. Southern Boating Magazine once called him “one of Florida’s leading marine industry advocates” and “one of the top yacht brokers in the USA.”

Jeff has a treasure trove of industry experience. With thousands of sea miles under his keel, he offers customers a wealth of resources. Two adventures on the water include a 35-day, 30,000-mile circumnavigation as well as a non-stop, 2500nm sailboat race from San Francisco to Hawaii.

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Fun Facts
Home Town Oshkosh, WI
First Boat Butterfly
Favorite Boat Music Christopher Cross / Sailing
Favorite Boat Show Miami
Associations

Jeff Erdmann Yacht Listings

55' Beneteau 2014

Fort Lauderdale, FL
$465,000

On Order 46' Beneteau 2022

Fort Lauderdale, FL
$592,357

Tomkat 40' Beneteau 2008

Fort Lauderdale, FL
$135,000

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