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BEN KNOWLES – PRESIDENT Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 939-0154 (207) 846-4545 ben@ecys.com Whether it is by nature or nurture, Ben shares his father’s passion for yachting. Growing up in Maine, Ben spent every summer cruising with his family and racing dinghies at the Portland Yacht Club. As a youngster, two of his favorite Knowles family…

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ANDREW PORTER – YACHT BROKER Portsmouth, RI, US (401) 441-0659 (401) 682-2010 aporter@ecys.com Andrew’s time on boats began as a young child sailing a wooden Penguin class with his grandparents.  For the next 15 years, he sailed with his family out of Mystic, CT including offshore passages spanning the east coast from Florida to Maine.…

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KEVIN McGETTIGAN- YACHT BROKER Atlantic Highlands, NJ, US M: (732)539-3250 O: (732) 200-1184 kevin@ecys.com As the newest member of the East Coast Yacht Sales team, Kevin comes to the firm having had a successful, nearly three-decade career in yacht brokerage at another upper bracket broker/dealer in New Jersey. Among Kevin’s professional distinctions is having served on…

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KRIS GRIMNES – YACHT BROKER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 798-9278 (207) 846-4545 kris@ecys.com Like most of us at East Coast Yacht Sales, Kristofer has a passion for sailing and the ocean.  He spent time as a kid sailing dinghies and cruising the coast of Maine with his family.  Kristofer was born in Norway, his father’s…

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MICHAEL PORTER – YACHT BROKER Portsmouth, RI, US (401) 619-2122 (401) 682-2010 mporter@ecys.com Michael Porter joins ECYS as an experienced yacht captain and engineer. He holds a USCG 100 Ton Master license as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. Mike has cruised South and Central America, the Caribbean, Bahamas, and the…

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LLOYD COOPER – YACHT BROKER ANNAPOLIS, MD, US (410) 287-9150 lloyd@ecys.com Born and raised in Cambridgeshire, England, Lloyd developed a love of boating early on. His passion sparked from spending many family holidays traveling the inland waterways on Narrowboats as well as boating to Dartmouth on the southwest coast and up and down the east coast of…

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ROB GEAGHAN – YACHT BROKER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 317-3652 (207) 846-4545 rob@ecys.com Rob grew up on the coast of Maine where he began sailing at the age of 8 through a local yacht club program. He learned many important lessons about teamwork in those early days of sailing turnabouts and 420’s.  Later he would…

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ANDREW SHERIFF – YACHT BROKER Manchester, MA, US (978) 744-7070 andrew@ecys.com As a member of an active sailing family, Andrew was raised on the waters off Stonington, CT sailing primarily on Blue Jays, Lasers and various J Boats, among others. His adventures in boating began in his early childhood and have led to a broad…

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CHARLOTTE KINKADE – YACHT BROKER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 807-3545 (207) 846-4545 charlotte@ecys.com Growing up in Kennebunk, Maine, Charlotte has spent most of her life on the water. Her mother taught her how to sail on a wooden boat her grandfather built and she has spent every summer since racing around the buoys aboard dinghies…

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SCOTT WOODRUFF – YACHT BROKER Belfast, ME, US Camden, ME, US (207) 236-8656 swoodruff@ecys.com   Early Life Scott makes his passion his career. Growing up in a sailing family, Scott was on yachts from an early age cruising Block Island Sound as well as the Maine Coast. Upon entering college, he started racing and was introduced…