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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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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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KRIS GRIMNES – YACHT BROKER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 798-9278 (207) 846-4545 kris@ecys.com Contact Us Name(Required) First Last PhoneEmail(Required) MessageCAPTCHAEmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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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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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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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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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…

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TIM KOHL – YACHT BROKER Portsmouth, RI, US (203) 233-9709 (401) 682-2010 tim@ecys.com Tim Kohl has spent most of his life on the water. As a youth he grew up fishing the waters of the St Lawrence River. In high school he worked for a master marine carpenter doing wood repairs and caught the bug…

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STUART FELDPAUSCH – SIRENA YACHTS SPECIALIST Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 stuart@ecys.com Contact Us Name(Required) First Last PhoneEmail(Required) MessageCAPTCHANameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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BEN SCHEFFER – AXOPAR BRAND MANAGER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 bscheffer@ecys.com Beginning with his first Portsmouth, NH, to Bermuda race at the age of 12 to working summers on the docks of Camden, ME from 14, and buying his own J/24 from ECYS at 16, Benjamin has spent every available moment around boats and…

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WES LAWLER – SERVICE TECHNICIAN Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 wes@ecys.com Wes is a 7th generation Mainer with over two decades of experience working on boats in marinas and shipyards. He inherited his love of boats from his grandfather who took a year traveling from Alaska to Mexico on a 52’ Grand Banks. His first…

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MAX GRAHM – SALES ASSISTANT Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 max@ecys.com   Contact Us Name(Required) First Last PhoneEmail(Required) MessageCAPTCHAPhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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MICHELLE THORNE – HR/FINANCE MANAGER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 laura@ecys.com   Contact Us Name(Required) First Last PhoneEmail(Required) MessageCAPTCHAPhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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LAURA PETERSON – OFFICE MANAGER Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 846-4545 laura@ecys.com Laura has been with East Coast Yacht Sales from day one, working as Jon’s assistant for 35+ years. In June of 1981 Laura answered an ad for a “yacht broker’s secretary” and the rest as we say is history. As a young girl Laura…

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LESA BERARD – OFFICE MANAGER Camden, ME, US (207) 236-8656 lesa@ecys.com Contact Us Name(Required) First Last PhoneEmail(Required) MessageCAPTCHANameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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CAROLINE RUBY – MARKETING Mystic, CT, US (860) 415-8282 caroline@ecys.com Caroline spent her summers on Shelter Island, New York, learning to sail with her family from infancy and then at the Shelter Island Yacht Club on various dinghies and keel boats into young adulthood. Eventually, she began teaching sailing, to kids and adults of all…

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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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JON KNOWLES – VICE PRESIDENT Yarmouth, ME, US (207) 720-0004 (207) 846-4545 jon@ecys.com Jon grew up sailing out of the local boatyard and the Portland Yacht Club in Falmouth, Maine. Any chance to get on the water was always an opportunity taken. Racing with boatyard customers, delivering boats, cruising the Maine coast; all were part…

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