BVI Yacht Sales Merges with Southern Trades Yacht Brokerage

Two BVI-based yachting powerhouses became one this past summer
Bob Carson, BVI Yacht Sales
Bob Carson, BVI Yacht Sales

Two BVI-based yachting powerhouses became one this past summer. BVI Yacht Sales, a 1981-founded Caribbean yacht brokerage based in Nanny Cay, Tortola, has merged with Southern Trades Yacht Brokerage, which since 1977 has been the go-to firm for those looking for active crewed yacht businesses. More specifically, Southern Trades’ Bob Carson joins BVI Yacht Sales and brings his 40-plus years of experience in the yacht broker industry.

“By combining the strong marketing and sales force of BVI Yacht Sales private brokerage division with the unique experience of Southern Trades charter yacht ownership team, BVI Yacht Sales can now provide its industry-leading performance record to not only the private owners we have served for nearly forty years but can also assist charter yacht owners with the sale or purchase within this special sector of the of yacht brokerage market as well,” says Brian Duff, managing director and yacht broker at BVI Yacht Sales. bviyachtsales.com

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Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.