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Meet the CA Crew

The "CA" in CA Yacht Sales International stands for Central Agent. The Central Agent is the agent who contracts a Central/Exclusive Listing to sell a yacht. They have a fiduciary responsibility to represent the boat ethically and to disclose any pertinent information to anyone interested in the boat – including other salespeople or brokers representing a potential buyer.  At CA Yacht Sales International we believe the Central Agent is the key to selling the boat.  Our associates average twenty years experience selling yachts.  They must be committed to following the best practices we have developed:

  • Only list yachts that you yourself would be proud to own.
  • Be the expert.  Know your listed yachts from bow to stern inside and out.
  • Know your listings’ competition.
  • Treat every customer the way you’d like to be treated – courteously and professionally.
San Diego and Newport Beach Yacht Broker Tom Nuxoll

Tom Nuxoll

(619) 507-5600

Over the years many of my clients have become repeat customers, doing multiple transactions through me.  Repeat business doesn’t come easy in any industry.  My goal made years ago was to treat people better than they expect and beat expectations. 

Having been a yacht broker and/or salesman for both new and used yachts in Southern California for nearly 30 years I understand what you are looking for:  trust,  integrity and  candor.  You need someone who is looking for your best interest first and foremost.  Simple core values.  Even if you never do business with us,  my hope is that you would still refer your family and friends because we treat each customer as our only customer.  Since starting in this business in 1988 I have sold in excess of 1000 new and brokerage boats. 

I have the experience that can get the job done right.  Yes, many deals are easy.  After all, everyone wants a boat.  However, in every transaction there can be a critical time when the experience level of your broker may become apparent - and at that point you will be grateful for choosing CA Yacht Sales International. 

San Diego Power Yacht Salesman Brendan Dooney

Brendan Dooney
(619) 318-7800

Having grown up boating in New Jersey’s weather shortened season, coming to Southern California seemed like landing in “Paradise.” How great is it to be able to go boating 12 months out of the year!

Brendan has spent more than the last 20 years spreading his enthusiasm for boating to people at one of Southern California’s largest new boat dealerships and continues now to provide an even greater level of Customer Satisfaction with his professional partners at CA Yacht Sales.

Earning trust and building relationships over the years in our small community of boaters remains Brendan’s mission. Helping people enjoy their boats turns prospects into friends and repeat Buyers. Give Brendan a chance to help you with your boating dreams today.

Newport Beach sailboat salesman Barry Wood

Jim Chamberlain
(949) 280-9478

I have been a boater most of my adult life. My first big boat was a Santana 30 purchased in 1979. Boat ownership has been a part of my life since then. Due to chance meeting with a friend, I learned about the opportunities in the boating industry. That led to starting a new sales career in yacht sales in 2000. The relationships formed then led to my association with CA Yacht Sales.

My first priority is to determine your boating wants and needs. We will take the time and effort necessary to find the best boat for you. I will use my experience as a boat owner and knowledge of the current market to be sure you get the best value in the boat you select. You can count on my dedication to help you through the negotiation process, sea trial, survey, slip selection and legal paper work. The ultimate goal is to help you become a happy and satisfied boat owner.

Our relationship will continue past delivery day. The best testament to this statement is the fact that over half of my business during the past two years have come from previous customers. My goal is to exceed your expectations.

Newport Beach sailboat salesman Barry Wood

Gil Divine
(619) 992-5775

Gil is experienced and knowledgeable with a broad understanding of yachts, being an owner himself for many years. As a Captain aboard some of the finest yachts, his knowledge of vessel operations and management assist in finding the right yacht for his clients. Continuous education keeps him abreast of what is currently available to provide the best selection possible.

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