JD Ducanes / Superyacht Broker

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JD is a Culver Academy graduate and went on to obtaining his bachelor’s degree in marine science from Florida Atlantic University. While attending college, he became a dive instructor and then went on to become a licensed captain running scuba diving charters out of Boca Raton, Florida. 

His progression into motoryachts began in the Caribbean in the late 1980s. In the early 1990s, he became the project manager and build captain for a 105 ft. motoryacht built at Broward Marine. He remained captain aboard her for the following four years. Since then, he has been the build captain and project manager on several new build projects and refits ranging from 105 feet to 203 feet. 

Since his entrance into yachting, JD’s yacht operations have covered the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Bahamas, South Florida, East and West Coast of the United States, Central America, British Columbia and Alaska. JD brings an extensive knowledge and understanding of yacht sales, charter, operations and management to the Denison Yacht Sales team. 

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