About Us

Selecting the right yacht brokerage when selling your yacht reduces the length of time your vessel is on the market as well as how much you can potentially get for it. When it comes to listing your yacht with a broker, don’t settle. You can and should expect more from who is working for you! What makes Palm Beach yacht sales unique? Palm Beach yacht sales has been in business over 25 years and is not a large yacht brokerage, however because we are a small personalized operation you never get lost in the crowd. We offer quality personal service, you are not just another customer, we appreciate each and every customer and work hard to achieve success.

Located on Singer Island, specializing in saving our clients time and money, we have the technical skill and experience needed to market and advertise your vessel for the purchase, sale or trade that best meets your needs. We have the legal expertise to handle sophisticated yacht acquisition and sale transactions and we pay attention to our clients and work hard to satisfy their wishes. Palm Beach Yacht Sales enthusiastically advertises, markets and promotes the boats we offer for sale, we work with several major marine finance companies to accommodate our clients’ financial requirements.

With 25 years of marine experience and cutting edge selling techniques, Palm Beach Yacht Sales works with other brokers from around the world to give our customers the best service available which is why we are your best choice for brokerage services.

Our Team

Gene Echols

Riviera Beach, FL, US

Jim Nester

Riviera Beach, FL, US

Jim Nester is a 39 year old proud father of two accompanied by his amazing wife Karen. Native to Florida, Jim and his family are residing West Palm Beach. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Business Management. His 16 year career in professional fishing has taken Jim throughout the Bahamas, Caribbean, Central and South America, Pacific, Atlantic and Caribbean Oceans. Throughout his travels, Jim and Karen decided to call Costa Rica home for seven years, during which Jim fished some of the most plentiful waters and surfed the most perfect waves. Jim joined our team in 2015 and brought fourth his knowledge and understanding of the Marine Industry to help the sales force at Palm Beach Yacht Sales. He is licensed and Bonded Sales Associate covering the entire South Florida area. Knowledgeable, polite, and dedicated to his work and family are some of the attributes Jim possesses. Top in his field, Jim would be an asset to any individual interested in buying or selling a boat.

Ken Anthony

Riviera Beach, FL, US

Ken has been in the Marine Industry throughout his life.  He is a degreed Ocean Engineer and has worked commercially throughout the world in the offshore services industry.  He has a passion for a variety of pleasure craft including coastal cruisers and trawlers, offshore fishing vessels, and high-end skinny water platforms.  He has owned both power and sailing vessels throughout his 38 years of boat ownership and has lived in many countries including Spain, Singapore, India and has spent considerable time in the Gulf of Mexico, the Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans.  Ken is dedicated to serving clients in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida’s Panhandle regions.


Ken enjoys getting to know his clients and their specific needs and wishes.  He will research available boats and those that the current owner is considering selling, and finds the perfect one for his clients. Reach out to Ken and let him find the vessel that fits your lifestyle and dreams!

Darren Diaz

Riviera Beach, FL, US

Job Opportunities

Palm Beach yacht sales is currently accepting applications from yachting professionals with over 2 years sales experience. If you would like to find out if you would be a good fit with our team, contact Palm Beach yacht sales for more details. We are looking for professional, experienced yacht brokers for sales positions. We are aggressively growing our team and are very serious about attracting the right brokers. We offer a relaxed work environment and very good commissions as well as the ability to work from home. Yacht brokers at Palm Beach yacht sales become part of a respected network of industry leaders. Becoming a member of the Palm Beach yacht sales team of skilled professionals has many advantages.


Contact us for more information and send your resume to info@palmbeachyachts.com.


Buyers Agent Benefits

Ready To Buy a Boat?

Don’t make a mistake that will cost you thousands of dollars!! Using an experienced buyer’s agent with the wisdom gained from hundreds of yacht sales. WILL save you thousands of dollars and lotsof headaches. Call or Email Us BEFORE You Buy!


The best part is that the seller pays our commission. THAT’S RIGHT THE SELLER PAYS. Now what could get better than that!! The seller pays to have us negotiate the selling price lower!! So call now to save. Yacht brokers work like real estate agents, the seller pays the commissions that a yacht broker earns and cost the buyer nothing.

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