Jeff Erdmann / Florida Yacht Broker

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  • home town Oshkosh, WI
  • first boat Butterfly
  • First job Spellman's Marina
  • favorite boat music Christopher Cross / Sailing
  • Favorite boat show Miami


Jeff is an accomplished yacht broker with superior negotiating skills, who brings over 30 years of experience as a principal of his own firm and yacht broker to the table.

For over a decade Jeff served on the FYBA - Florida Yacht Brokers Association board of directors as chair of the Public Affairs Committee advocating to protect & grow yachting and the marine industry.  

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

Jeff’s in-depth knowledge of U.S. and Florida regulations and tax laws that affect yachting is invaluable to his clients and peers alike.

Jeff is a 2015 graduate of the Beneteau Academy and having toured multiple shipyards has a solid understanding of construction materials, techniques, and features of yacht construction.

Raised with strong Midwest values, Jeff has been called “one of Florida’s leading marine industry advocates” by Southern Boating Magazine and “one of the top yacht brokers in the USA.”

Hooked on boating at 7, Jeff has a treasure trove of boating experience & memories. With thousands of sea miles under his keel, Jeff has real life experiences.  Two remarkable boating adventures were a 35-day 30,000-mile circumnavigation and a 2500nm non-stop sailboat race from San Francisco to Hawaii. 

A consummate advocate for buyers and sellers, Jeff loves helping clients achieve “two of the happiest days of a boater’s life” and would love to help you achieve all of yours, call or email today.

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Yacht Listings

62' Deerfoot 1987

La Paz, Mexico

Sea Fever 60' Sundeer 1997

Norfolk, VA

58' Symbol 2006

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

57' Wellington 1989

Fort Lauderdale, FL

48' Beneteau 2012

Hollywood, FL

Sea Swan 47' Beneteau 2004

Lucaya, Bahamas

On Holiday Again 46' Beneteau 1998

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Fau 42' Dolphin 2013

Bocas del Toros, Panama

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