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X-Yachts USA is the U.S. and Eastern Canadian representatives for X-Yachts of Denmark, builder of premier racing and cruising sailing yachts in the 33 to 65 foot range.
Our sales teams are comprised of seasoned yacht brokers who excel in the realm of high-quality sailing yachts, from build to actual sailing experience
Bob Rodgers started R.B. Rodgers Yachts Sales in 1986 as a yacht brokerage office, and as the U.S. representative for Jonmeri Yachts of Finland. Beginning in 1974, he had created and operated a yacht brokerage at Dodson Boatyard in Stonington, CT.
During this time he has brought about the sale of thousands of yachts, from new construction to brokerage; from sailing to motor yachts, up to 147' in length.
He has also completed 17 Newport - Bermuda Races, 25 Heineken Regattas, two Gotland -Runts one TransAtlantic and many Caribbean passages to and fro. Bob maintains, races and cruises on a series of sailing yachts under the name RINGLE, currently an X-Yachts X4⁶.
Sales and after sales
Brian has a broad knowledge of all aspects of sailing gained through a lifetime of hands-on experience. A self-motivator, he has operated a yacht maintenance and delivery business and has become an invaluable asset, over-seeing warranty, after sales customer support as well as sales and promotional activities.
Founded in 1963, Ocean Yacht Sales is Atlantic Canada’s premier yacht and pleasure boat brokerage.
Ocean Yacht Sales recently welcomed Michael Carey onboard as its new Manager/Yacht Broker. Michael is a veteran of the hospitality industry in Nova Scotia, having held leadership roles with several organizations for nearly two decades. For the last 10 years, he held the high-profile position of General Manager and Director of Operations with the Halifax-based Legendary Hospitality. A lifetime sailor, Michael has spent every summer of his life around boats in one way or another. Michael is proud to be now working with Ocean Yacht Sales as its Manager/Yacht Broker and is looking forward to using his years of marine experience and customer service to help his clients choose the right pleasure boat that suits their needs.
Dwight has been involved in the marine industry for over 20 years. His collaborative approach to selling focuses on the needs of his customers with the end goal of ensuring that they get the right boat at the right price and everyone is satisfied with the complete process. This approach has led to a successful career selling boats, locally, national and internationally. Dwight is a lifelong learner, currently enrolled in the Business Program at Memorial University and always open to new learning opportunities and experiences.
Owner of Manitowoc Marina
Rich Larsen is a seasoned industry veteran and helms Manitowoc Marina - Lake Michigan's premier full service marina and boatyard with locations in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Marinette, Wisconsin, and Traverse City, Michigan. He has exclusively offered X-Yachts to the Great Lakes region for over 10-years. Rich is widely regarded as one of the leading experts in yacht sales and service on Lake Michigan with interviews published in Sail Magazine, Sailing Magazine, and Great Lakes Scuttlebutt. He serves on the board of the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, and the Wisconsin Marine Association. Rich is also a passionate sailor - with experience in competitive sailing throughout the Great Lakes, including over 20 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinacs – most recently on Xp 44 "Xuberance".
Owner of Forbes Horton Yachts
Cleaveland Forbes Horton has helped hundreds of boaters buy and sell their yachts nationally and internationally. His blue water sailing experience includes numerous passages racing and cruising to Bermuda and the Caribbean.
Since 1975, as owner of a small Midwest sailboat shop, Mike's passion for the sailboat business has never ceased. His industry experience spans generations of sailboat and windsurfing manufacturers from the 80's and 90's including Catalina, Hunter, Beneteau, S2 Yachts, Tartan, O'day, Sail MFG, Precision, Spindrift, Compac, Hobie Cat, Holder, Pt. Jude, Boston Whaler/Supercat, AMF Alcort, AMF Trac catamarans, NACRA, Laser, Johnson Scows, Melges Scows, Banshee, Byte, Windsurfer, Mistral, F2, Fanatic.
Jack has been in the Marine Industry since he was 17 starting out as a boat builder, fiberglass repairman and yacht painter. He was a Journeyman at the age of 25 and switched his career to sales of boat building materials and equipment at the age of 29. He called on builders, boatyards, wholesale suppliers and retail stores in the Marine Industry from Alaska to the Mexican border, the West Coast to the middle of the US and Canada.
Located on the Ashley River at the Charleston City Marina downtown, Ashley Yachts is one of the oldest and most successful brokerage firms in South Carolina. The organization's success and longevity for over 30 years is largely due to their reputation and repeat business through relationships with many happy clients.
Owner of Ashley Yachts
Greg finds fulfillment in a very demanding work ethic that requires constant attention to the needs of his clients and he revels in the excitement of the single most worthwhile pursuit in his life: Boats. He holds a USCG 100 Ton Master Captain's license, a Florida Yacht Broker's license, and he is a member of the Yacht Broker's Association of America with the designation as a Certified Professional Yacht Broker. As the owner of both power and sailboats and an avid racer and cruiser, he can be found quite often on the waters of Charleston Harbor and beyond.
Owner of Sea Lake Yachts
Sea Lake Yachts is owned and operated by Doug and Angela Hughes, a couple with not only a passion for boating but for helping buyers and sellers alike have the very best experience possible when purchasing or selling quality New and Brokerage boats. Doug has over 33 years in the business of professional yacht sales.