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Vamos Trawler Adventure

Vamos Trawler Adventure

JMYS just added the Nordhavn 55 – Vamos Trawler Adventure. Check our their blog here,
Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase – JMYS ad  – August 1, 2018

Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase – JMYS ad – August 1, 2018

Click on the SEA Magazine cover below to see the latest JMYS ad in SEA Magazine.
Rob Piwowarczyk joins JMYS in California

Rob Piwowarczyk joins JMYS in California

We are very pleased to announce that Rob Piwowarczyk has passed the California Yacht Salesperson exam and is joining the ...
TrawlerFest – Bremerton, WA – Recap – PassageMaker Magazine – May 2018

TrawlerFest – Bremerton, WA – Recap – PassageMaker Magazine – May 2018

The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places in the world to operate a trawler.  The cruising grounds are ...
JMYS Chooses SiriusXM

JMYS Chooses SiriusXM

JMYS has partnered with Sirius XM to offer our clients a discounted service arrangement for the best in satellite coverage. ...
Spring up to Bremerton for Trawlerfest

Spring up to Bremerton for Trawlerfest

Spring is definitely in the air and great cruising months of June, July and August are right around the corner.  ...
Caution for Broker Clients and Vessels that Visit Mexico

Caution for Broker Clients and Vessels that Visit Mexico

Click HERE for link to actual article.
TrawlerFest Talent Scout

TrawlerFest Talent Scout

                                  Spotlight on Instructor ...
Mexico – MTIP – A Tip Every Boater and Broker Should Know About

Mexico – MTIP – A Tip Every Boater and Broker Should Know About

Click here for the article posted on IYBA (International Yacht Broker Association) website.    
TrawlerFest – Stuart, FL – Recap – March 2018

TrawlerFest – Stuart, FL – Recap – March 2018

We love TrawlerFest! The 2018 season kicked off in Stuart, FL and there were vendor tents with products, a wide ...
Lake Union Boats Afloat Show – January 2018

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show – January 2018

I love Seattle, I don’t mind the wet and the cold, it’s part of what makes this a great place ...
ON writers meet up in Mexico

ON writers meet up in Mexico

The following blog post was written by Tim Queeney, the editor of Ocean Navigator magazine on their Ocean Voyage Blog, ...
Ocean Navigator – Chuck Husick Award 2017 – Winner

Ocean Navigator – Chuck Husick Award 2017 – Winner

Earlier this month, Ocean Navigator magazine announced the winner of the Chuck Husick Marine Technology Award.  For 2017 the judges ...
JMYS Welcomes John Hoffman

JMYS Welcomes John Hoffman

JMYS is very proud to announce that John Hoffman has come on board full time as a yacht broker to ...
Yacht Broker Association Leaders (YBAL)

Yacht Broker Association Leaders (YBAL)

YBAA sends regular communications to their member brokers.  Jeff was published in December for his piece on the YBAL.  
Trawler Adventures Launched

Trawler Adventures Launched

New look for JMYS Trawler Adventures! One of the greatest benefits of the world wide web is the convenience of ...
Nordhavn 55 Terrapin Video Wildly Popular

Nordhavn 55 Terrapin Video Wildly Popular

If you have ever wondered about the reach of a YouTube video, please read on.   The Nordhavn 55 Terrapin ...
TrawlerFest – Bay Bridge, MD – Recap – PassageMaker Magazine – September 28 – 30, 2017

TrawlerFest – Bay Bridge, MD – Recap – PassageMaker Magazine – September 28 – 30, 2017

  If you measure the popularity of a boat display at Trawler Fest by the pairs of topsiders on the ...
Please join us at TrawlerFest September 28 – 30 in Maryland

Please join us at TrawlerFest September 28 – 30 in Maryland

The JMYS team will be on hand and proudly presenting the magnificent Nordhavn 55, Terrapin, at the last TrawlerFest for ...
Christopher Bruce joins JMYS

Christopher Bruce joins JMYS

Christopher Bruce is licensed and bonded in Florida and has joined JMYS as yacht sales consultant. He left the Biotechnology ...
Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase – JMYS ad  – August 1, 2017

Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase – JMYS ad – August 1, 2017

Click on the SEA Magazine cover below to see the latest JMYS ad in SEA Magazine.
TrawlerFest – Bremerton, WA – Recap – PassageMaker magazine – May 16 – 20, 2017

TrawlerFest – Bremerton, WA – Recap – PassageMaker magazine – May 16 – 20, 2017

May is a great time to visit the Pacific Northwest, the rainy season is mostly over and the evergreen state ...
A Steel Nordhavn?

A Steel Nordhavn?

A Steel Nordhavn?  by Andy Nemier As a Nordhavn owner (N62  INFINITY) and a Yacht Sales professional, I am and ...
1,000 Nights

1,000 Nights

Back in December of 2013 Jeff flew back to Massachusetts. with David and Susan to help them buy the Nordhavn ...
TrawlerFest – Stuart, FL 2017 – Recap

TrawlerFest – Stuart, FL 2017 – Recap

If the first TrawlerFest of 2017 is any indication, we are all in for a spectacular ride (planning at high ...
Jeff Merrill appointed FPB west coast ambassador

Jeff Merrill appointed FPB west coast ambassador

Jeff Merrill is proud to announce his appointment as FPB ambassador for the US west coast. The FPB designs by ...
PassageMaker Magazine Issue Number One

PassageMaker Magazine Issue Number One

I’ve known Bill and Laurene Parlatore since my sailboat building dayswe met shortly after PassageMaker magazine was first published.  At ...
Don’t be afraid to go Outside! – Yachts Miami Beach 2017

Don’t be afraid to go Outside! – Yachts Miami Beach 2017

Thank you very much for attending the CruiserPort section of the Yachts Miami Beach boat show and for sitting in on ...
Trawler Fest – Stuart Florida 2017

Trawler Fest – Stuart Florida 2017

PassageMaker magazine TrawlerFest in Stuart, FL Feb 28 – March 4, 2017 TrawlerFest is moving their Florida venue to Hutchinson ...
Yachts Miami Beach Seminar – February 17, 2017

Yachts Miami Beach Seminar – February 17, 2017

Yachts Miami Beach Seminar – February 17, 2017 If you are planning to visit the brokerage show, please mark your ...
Donald Allen joins JMYS

Donald Allen joins JMYS

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Donald Allen to the JMYS team. Donald is assisting JMYS with video production ...
Learning the steps to dance with Samba

Learning the steps to dance with Samba

(Chartering a Nordhavn 52 in Alaska) Anything worth doing is worth doing right. Whether you are learning how to fly ...
FYBA – Florida Yacht Brokers Association – changes name to IYBA

FYBA – Florida Yacht Brokers Association – changes name to IYBA

The FYBA is now the IYBA – International Yacht Brokers Association.  JMYS has been a member of FYBA for several ...
2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show recap

2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show recap

The 2016 FLIBS event was another extravaganza with hundreds of yachts on display.  The show was held November 3 – ...
Ocean Navigator magazine Chuck Husick Award

Ocean Navigator magazine Chuck Husick Award

Ocean Navigator magazine presents the Chuck Husick award each year to highlight the advancements of marine technology.  The Chuck Husick ...
Bay Bridge Trawler Fest 2016 recap

Bay Bridge Trawler Fest 2016 recap

The modern trawler world has been popularized by PassageMaker magazine which is based in Annapolis, MD.  This same seafaring city ...
Nordhavn 56 Motorsailer video sails past 100,000 views

Nordhavn 56 Motorsailer video sails past 100,000 views

Back in the summer of 2011 I was working at PAE and we had this wonderful product at our docks, ...
Bay Bridge Trawler Fest (near Annapolis, MD) September 29 – October 1

Bay Bridge Trawler Fest (near Annapolis, MD) September 29 – October 1

The last TrawlerFest of the year begins at the end of this month. Bay Bridge (in Stevensville, MD) is a ...
Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training Workshop

Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training Workshop

Hosted by Steve D’Antonio – October 15 and 16, 2016 Steve D’Antonio has announced registration is open for his next ...
81 degrees in August sets cool record

81 degrees in August sets cool record

Summer heat waves soar into the hundreds and a lot of hot air has been released in the US presidential ...
Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase

Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase

PERSONAL ATTENTION – Jeff Merrill, CPYB is a skilled trawler boat handler and accomplished racing sailor.  Jeff has been involved in ...
Anacortes, WA TrawlerFest recap

Anacortes, WA TrawlerFest recap

Anacortes, WA is a great town to host PassageMaker magazine’s Trawler Fest. It is a perfect place for cruisers to ...
Anacortes, WA TrawlerFest May 19th – 21st 2016

Anacortes, WA TrawlerFest May 19th – 21st 2016

PassageMaker magazine has a full schedule of seminars and a marina filled with trawlers to entice visitors to make the ...
2016 Steve D’Antonio Spring Deltaville, VA Trawler Work shop recap

2016 Steve D’Antonio Spring Deltaville, VA Trawler Work shop recap

The spring Trawler Workshop hosted by Steve D’Antonio at the Deltaville Boat yard on April 16th and 17th was a ...
Purchasing a Used Boat in California

Purchasing a Used Boat in California

One of the many important projects Jeff has been working on as president of the California Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA) ...
Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training Workshop

Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training Workshop

Hosted by Steve D’Antonio – April, 2016 Steve D’Antonio is one of the most talented marine professionals we know.  For ...
Yachts Miami Beach 2016 Recap

Yachts Miami Beach 2016 Recap

The spectacular Retired Sailor III was the JMYS featured boat this year at the Yachts Miami Beach boat show. This ...
Andy Nemier joins JMYS

Andy Nemier joins JMYS

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Andy Nemier to the JMYS team. Andy is now formally licensed ...
Retired Sailor III on display – Yachts Miami Beach (Collins Ave.)

Retired Sailor III on display – Yachts Miami Beach (Collins Ave.)

The stunning aluminum twin engine trawler, Retired Sailor III, will be available for inspection during the Yachts Miami Beach show.   ...
Nordhavn 43 Island Magic surges past 100,000 views

Nordhavn 43 Island Magic surges past 100,000 views

Nordhavn 43 Island Magic surges past 100,000 views A few years ago the idea of promoting brokerage boats for sale ...
Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

October 31st is one of the all-time holidays for kids – who can forget running from house to house to ...
The New Urban Boater – MRA conference Santa Barbara, CA

The New Urban Boater – MRA conference Santa Barbara, CA

www.marina.org Marina Recreation Association’s 44th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show – October 26 – 28, 2015 – The Fess ...
Building a Trawler – Ordering a new Nordhavn 52

Building a Trawler – Ordering a new Nordhavn 52

The Nordhavn 52 Dirona is one of the best boat building projects I have even been involved with. James and ...
Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase

Sea Magazine – Broker Showcase

PERSONAL ATTENTION – Jeff Merrill, CPYB is a skilled trawler boat handler and accomplished racing sailor.  Jeff has been involved in ...
Jeff Merrill interview on the Pendana Blog

Jeff Merrill interview on the Pendana Blog

One of my favorite blogs is a website that includes regular updates about the family voyage of the Ellingford’s who ...
Ray Danet joins JMYS

Ray Danet joins JMYS

Press Release Ray Danet joins JMYS as Yacht Sales Consultant Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales, Inc. (JMYS) is excited to announce ...
PMM Go with a Pro

PMM Go with a Pro

PassageMaker magazine is the leading publication covering the recreational trawler market worldwide.  In addition to boat and product reviews there ...
Jeff Merrill named new president of California Yacht Brokers Association

Jeff Merrill named new president of California Yacht Brokers Association

The California Yacht Brokers held their annual members’ dinner at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach Saturday, January 17th. The ...
Nordhavn 55 on display at Trawler Fest

Nordhavn 55 on display at Trawler Fest

The Nordhavn 55 South By West will be our featured display boat at the upcoming Riviera Beach, FL TrawlerFest. South ...
PMM 20th Anniversary Ad

PMM 20th Anniversary Ad

Jeff Merrill is the president of Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales, Inc. Jeff is a 30-year marine-industry veteran who offers worldwide ...
Nordhavn 47 – Training a Dragonfly

Nordhavn 47 – Training a Dragonfly

By Jeff Merrill, CPYB I’ll be the first to admit that I have one of the best jobs around. It ...
TrawlerFest Anacortes

TrawlerFest Anacortes

Traveling between ports requires understanding and knowledge of some fundamental skills to ensure a safe trip. This two day course ...
Nordhavn 47 – Riding a Sequel

Nordhavn 47 – Riding a Sequel

By Jeff Merrill, CPYB In January 2014, Jim and Joyce Brown closed the deal to finalize their purchase of the ...
Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales opens in Seal Beach

Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales opens in Seal Beach

SEAL BEACH -- Jeff Merrill has announced the opening of his yacht brokerage firm, Jeff Merrill Yacht Sales, Inc., providing ...
JMYS Open for Business

JMYS Open for Business

Opening of Boat Brokerage Firm Jeff Merrill, CPYB has just announced the opening of his own boat brokerage firm, Jeff Merrill Yacht ...

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