Brokers Representing: Fort Myers, Estero, Bonita, Cape Coral, Naples, Marco Island, Tampa, St Petersburg, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Pine Island And Other Vessels Worldwide.
Frank Matachek Broker
As can be seen by his picture Frank started boating at very young age. He has owned and operated vessels from 16 to 38 feet. Frank has over 27 years experience in the boat/yacht sales business. Since joining us at Cape Regal Yachts he has sold and procured many vessels for his numerous satisfied customers. He and his wife Susie reside in a waterfront home in Cape Coral. If you are buying or selling a vessel in the Fort Myers Cape Coral area give Frank a call at 239-292-7577 orE-mail Me!
Wes Pearsall Sales Associate
From an early age, Wes has been involved in boating. Growing up in the Annapolis Chesapeake Bay area, his family, in 1969 joined CYC Chesapeake Yacht Club located on the West River just outside of Annapolis Maryland. Wes has owned and operated vessels from 13 feet to the mid 40’s. Wes brings over 25 years of pleasure boating experience and 10 years of boat/yacht sales experience. He and his wife Colleen reside in a waterfront home in the Cape Coral Fort Myers area. If you are buying or selling a vessel give Wes a call at 239-209-7035 orE-mail Me!
Captain Robert (Bob) Salyer
Captain Bob is an experienced boater and brings over 45 years experience in sales of vessels new and used and is yacht certified. Captain Bob has resided in Florida for over 15 years and acquired his Brokers license in 1999. Captain Bob has owned and operated vessels from 10 to 75 feet in length. Captain Bob is an officer in the U.S. Merchant Marines United States Coast Guard holding a Masters 100 ton license. Captain Bob has circumnavigated the Intercoastal Waterway from marker # 1 all the way to Texas on many occasions. If you would like to contact Captain Bob Call 239-699-3981 orE-mail Me!
Norman (Norm ) Balint Sales Associate
Norm’s first interest in boating came while sailing with friends on Lake Erie in the 70’s. His interests then grew to power boats on the 3 Rivers in Pittsburgh, PA. During the 11 years of living aboard his houseboat “Destination Unknown” on the Allegheny River, he worked in the boating community at marinas and boatyards throughout the Pittsburgh area. After retiring from the Pittsburgh International Airport/Aircraft Fire Rescue, he and his wife Roberta have relocated to the Port Charlotte Florida. He and his wife Roberta enjoy spending long weekends on their 35’ Express Cruiser, “Sea’s Life”. If you are interested in buying or selling a boat in the Charlotte or Sarasota County and surrounding areas give Norm a call at 941-830-2380 or
Susan Chaplin Sales Associate
Susan comes from a family of boaters. She is married to a Sea Tow Captain, has a mother in law who is the Assistant Dock Master at the Naples City Dock and a Father in Law who manages Gasparilla Marina in Placida, FL. She’s lived in Naples for over 11 years, originally hailing from the windy city of Chicago. Her love for boating started when she met her husband on a charter fishing boat in 1999. Susan and her husband love boats so much they actually got engaged on the Naples Princess. She has a Bachelors Degree in Recreation Administration from Eastern Illinois University.
Favorite Quote- “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. That sums up how I feel about selling boats!!
So if you are thinking of buying or selling your boat give Susan a call @ 239-571-2365 or E-mail Me!
Formerly a consultant specializing in education, Bill has lived in the Sarasota since 1961 and spent 32 years in a leadership role with the School Board of Sarasota County. Bill began his interest in boats at 15 years of age, with a discarded wooden boat which needed a new bottom. With that first boating adventure, shared with his friend, Claudia (now first mate) began a love of boats and boating which has lasted to this day. Bill accumulated significant knowledge and acquired the unique skills enabling him to purchase, restore and enjoy over 46 boats and yachts. The largest, a 44foot Sea Ray. Bill has owned such a variety of boats, power and sail, that there are no difficulties too hard to overcome and he has been responsible for assisting many friends and family members in the knowledgeable purchase of their first yacht. Bill shares his knowledge and skills with new captains searching for the vessel of their dreams. Bill has been instrumental in so many boat experiences that people seek him out to for his advice. With Bills education and yacht ownership, his knowledge will allow him to negotiate on the highest levels for both buyers and sellers in any transaction. If you are thinking of buying or selling a vessel give Bill a call @ 941-356-2064 or
Joe Gilligan Sales Associate
Joe born in Western Kentucky near the Tennessee River Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkly. He attended Western Kentucky University for four years with a focus on business. He has been boating all of his life. He has owned or operated both smaller to larger vessels and house boats. He has traveled the Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee River systems through out his marine career. He moved to Florida in 1986 and has lived there through 2011 where he obtained his Florida Yacht Brokers licenses which he currently holds. He now has returned to his roots in the Nashville Tennessee area where his lives with his wife of 26 years Treva and enjoys his grandchildren. With his vast knowledge of all aspects of both fresh and saltwater boating he will share this same knowledge and experience with his many clients who call on him. If you are thinking of buying or selling a vessel give Joe a call @ 239-850-4275 orE-mail Me!
Robert “Bob” Costello Sales Associate
Bob has been a boater nearly his whole life. Spending 40 years traveling up and down the East Coast from Annapolis to Long Island he learned at an early age the value of a stout boat. In 1995 Bob switched coasts and set anchor in Southern California, spending the next 15 years cruising the Pacific, and to his favorite, Catalina Island. Bob and his wife Mimi moved to Cape Coral in 2009 to enjoy the warm waters of the Gulf. Always a power boater, he has owned and operated 14 different boats ranging in size from an 18ft outboard to a 53ft diesel pilothouse. As a “hands on” guy, Bob has accumulated a lot of personal knowledge about boats and equipment. Bob is a practical sailor, and knows what it takes to own and operate a variety of vessels. He can help YOU make the right choice for YOUR next boat. If you are buying or selling a vessel, give Bob a call and let him show you a marketing plan that will get results. Call 239-470-5078 or
Tas Cimmino Sales Associate
Originally a fresh water boater from the lakes of the Midwest, Tas relocated to the area in 2009. He has truly embraced the South Western Florida Boating Community and Industry. After decades of boating Tas has become a fan of all styles, recognizing each vessels attributes and enjoys matching boat to buyer. If selling, let Tas put his skills as a detail oriented listing agent to work for you. If you are buying or selling a vessel give Tas a call at 239-628-8151 or
Capt. Craig Stevens Sales Associate
As a Florida native Craig grew up on the water and bought his first boat when he was 9 years old. He moved to West Palm Beach, Fl. and became the marina manager for Rybovich Spencer, one of the most prominent marinas in the world. There Craig worked closely with some of the largest and most well known yachts in the world. He gained experience and contacts which led him to start his own company. At 26 years of age he started a yacht management company which provided Capt. services, deliveries, monthly maintenance and project management. Some customers included; Hinckley, Pierson, Nordhaven, Grand Banks, Rybovich and Jimmy Buffet. Within three years the business became one of the largest yacht management companies in Palm Beach. In 2005 he sold the company and moved back to Lee County with his wife to start a family. He currently owns Monroe Canal Marina on Pine Island which provides dockage, repairs, tackle and boat sales. Capt. Craig’s extensive knowledge of boats can help you buy, sell, or answer any questions you may have. Let him help find the right one for you! If you would like to contact Captain Craig Stevens please call at 239-410-3362 or E-mail Me!
Furney Irwin Sales Associate
Furney acquired his love of boats from his father at a very young age. He has been in the boating industry since 1976. His career spans over three decades starting in manufacturing and management of marine dealerships and marinas. He has managed dealerships in Tennessee, Kentucky, and South Carolina for the last 18 years and include dealerships for Regal, Sea Ray, Formula Pursuit, Grady White, Malibu, and Chris Craft. He has a wealth of knowledge of most makes of yachts and cruisers. He and his wife Kim reside in Little Mountain, South Carolina, just a few minutes from Lake Murray, South Carolina. If you are buying or selling give Furney a call at (803) 760-8330 or
Jason Lusk Sales Associate
Jason grew up fishing and boating at a very early age. He has operated boats from 12 to 44 feet. Jason currently owns a 19' center console bay boat that he loves to fish. Jason brings over 20 years of boating experience and 10 years in boat sales. He has sold boats from 14 feet to much larger Express Cruisers. Jason also managed and operated a large marina on Lake Murray for seven years and has experience with a wide variety of boats. He and his wife Jennifer reside in Irmo, SC, just a mile from Lake Murray. If you're looking at selling your boat or buying a boat, give Jason a call at 803-413-5678 or