Tony Lengyel, Owner, Florida Yacht Broker
Born and raised around the beaches of Southern, California, Tony has always had a love for the water enjoying surfing, Scuba diving, fishing boating and water skiing. He moved to Florida in 1995 and has been enjoying boating and Yacht Sales along the Emerald Coast ever since. Tony has an in-depth knowledge of boats, strong ethics, professional contract negotiations and client loyalty which has gained him high recognition throughout the Southeastern U.S. and a wonderful following of clients. In 1999, Tony and his wife, Brenda decided to open Tropical Yacht Sales & Brokerage, Inc. in order to offer a professional brokerage company dedicated to preowned yacht purchase and sales. They strive to exceed the client’s expectations and make customer service a top priority.
Brenda Follis-Lengyel, Owner, Boat Sales and Closings
Born in Washington DC and raised an Air Force Brat, Brenda graduated HS in Germany and college at Southwest Texas State University with a BBA in Marketing & Management. Brenda has over 25 years of sales experience and is also a Florida real estate agent marketing waterfront homes and condos. "I can find you a property to dock your boat or find the perfect boat to fit your property". Brenda met her husband, Tony in Cozumel, Mexico and says it was love at first sight. They started Tropical Yacht Sales in 1999 and have been working as a team using their knowledge and experience to help their customers have a great boat purchasing experience.
James Ready, Florida Yacht Broker
Born and raised in Fort Walton Beach/Destin, James has been around boating all his life beginning with working in his father’s charter fishing business and knocking about boatyards. His specialty was rewiring boats and installing electronic systems. He has also worked in the marine retail industry for 9 years. That experience, coupled with his hands-on ability, enriched and increased his knowledge of all aspects of boating, basic to advanced. He states, “From anchors to zincs”! James married his high school sweetheart, Elise, and they enjoy traveling, sailing and camping whenever they can. James has extensive knowledge of both sail and powerboats and is ready to help his customers get on the right boat for them.
Bill Mann, North Carolina Yacht Sales
Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Bill enjoyed spending most summers vacationing at the family beach house fishing and boating. After leaving the Air Force he made his way into the boat industry working for a local dealer. He has owned boats all his life and started serious saltwater fishing in the late eighties. Bill obtained his Captain’s License in 1990 and fished the coastal waters off the Carolinas. In 1999, he traveled the river system from Pittsburg to Mobile to help deliver a yacht to Florida. He entered the Yacht Brokerage business as his love for boating and being on the water grew. Let Bill use his professional business ethics and knowledge to make your time on the water a pleasurable experience. Bill works in North Carolina and along the Atlantic coastline.
Chris Mann, North Carolina Yacht Sales
Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Chris Mann has grown up around boating ... He has lived around North Carolina in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach developing a diverse knowledge of boats which includes selling boat electronics, fishing and boating gear. Chris also has a sales background and went to Marine Diesel Mechanics schools; plus he is an experienced boat rigger. Chris returned to Charlotte and began helping his dad, Bill Mann in the Yacht Brokerage business and has been hooked ever since. Chris also has a background in law enforcement which has helped him expand on his people skills. He also loves to fish, play guitar, and ride his Harley.
Tropical Yacht Sales and Brokerage, Inc.
Mail: 328 Elliott Road SE|
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States
Tel (850) 243-8733
Fax (850) 244-9203