Welcome to MacDonald Yacht Brokerage
For buyers, we have global connections to yachts for sale and their agents. Each member of our staff is a seasoned professional broker/yachtman.
With a MacDonald Yacht Broker, at your side, as your buyers agent, you can cover the entire marketplace. Your agent will find what you want, negotiate the best price, assist with inspections, transportation, insurance and slip location.
For those who are planning to sell their boats, we have extensive experience in sales, yacht trades, property exchanges and donations. Together we will map out the marketing strategy that will be most productive for your boat.
This can be one of the best experiences of your life. Call us or email us. Get started today.
WHY MACDONALD YACHT BROKERAGE?
Our broker of record, Kevin Mac Donald, Has 40 years of experience in the yacht industry. Prior to moving exclusively into yacht sales, Kevin MacDonald built a VERY successful yacht repair and management business. It is this deep knowledge of care and condition that gives buyer and sellers an advantage when looking to make an informed sale or purchase. Kevin is a former member of the board of directors for the California Yacht Brokers Association. This association is dedicated to setting and upholding ethical standards in the industry.
Each of our sales staff is a member of the California Yacht Brokers Association.
Members of the San Diego Port Tenants Association.
In business in San Diego for 35 years.
Good standing within the local and national yacht brokerage community.
Many satisfied clients, both seller's and buyer's.
Very active in Mexico. Fluent in Spanish
Comprehensive Internet Marketing: We have a very comprehensive Internet This presence features complete listing specifications and photo tours for each of our yachts that we can direct interested buyers to after they have given us a call. We also present each of our listings on the Yachtworld, Boats.com and Yateco.com multiple listing systems. Essentially we provide an Internet presence that guarantees easy access to your listing.
E-mail capable: Our Internet marketing provides us with a truly global reach. Our ready response to e-mail inquiries allows us to transfer information in a way that is attuned to the Internet boat shopper. We happened to be the first yacht brokerage to recognize this when our site first went up in 1991, since then we have continued to be innovative in the use of the Internet for the marketing of brokerage yachts.
Inclusion and representation at Regional boat shows at sellers request.
Standardized listing agreements that define and protect the interests of the seller.
Standardized purchase agreements that define and protect the interests of both the seller and buyer.
Personal listing agent to communicate all negotiations between seller and buyer (or buyers agent if other than listing agent)
Bonded escrow trust account.
Buyers deposit placed in trust account prior to sea trial and survey.
Broker facilitated Sea Trials and Surveys
Broker facilitated closing with agreed upon closing statements for buyer and seller prior to disbursal of funds.
Well connected with local Maritime Documentation Service, Marine Financial Services, Marine Insurance Underwriters, Local Boat Yards, Marine Surveyor's, Marine Mechanic's, and local Marinas. We are able to provide valuable assistance, guidance, and advice pertaining to all aspects of the purchase or sale.
Personal Listing Agent. Your personal listing agent will handle all communications and details of listing, marketing, and sale. With your Listing Agreement, you have an accountable individual to work with.
1551 Shelter Island Dr.|
San Diego, CA 92106, United States