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Our Brokers

Jim Jim Adams | Office: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jim’s enthusiasm for sailing began 30 years ago racing Hobie Cats. This soon developed into racing/cruising adventures throughout the Keys, Bahamas, and the West Indies. A licensed Captain since ’84, his sailing experiences along with a diverse professional background have resulted in a well rounded knowledge of yacht systems and performance standards. Jim is also a former client of The Moorings Yacht Brokerage and enjoys racing and cruising on his Beneteau 331. He offers a focus on detail and excellent follow-up to provide a positive experience in your yacht selection process.

Philip Winter Phillip Winter | Office: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Phillip was raised plying the waters of Southern California. Having captained charter yachts in S. California, Hawaii, Tahiti, Mediterranean and Caribbean, he is able to assist clients to look closely at the finest detail to choose the right boat. His racing career culminated with the 1992 America’s Cup with the French Syndicate and with 17 years overseas, Phillip is willing to assist in French, Spanish or English.

Murph-web Allen Murphy | Office: Annapolis, MD
Murph recently cruised 2500nm from the Great Lakes, along the entire length of the St. Lawrence River through Canada’s Maritime Provinces, across the Bay of Fundy, down the US east coast.  He singlehanded big tides and currents over 1300nm of that trip. Sailing Lake Erie in his youth and more recently Bermuda, Australia, US West Coast, Caribbean, Florida Keys and the Chesapeake Bay, Murph, a USCG licensed Captain, brings over 40 years of boating knowledge to every transaction. He works to provide a successful experience for each of his clients.

ClementDael Clément Dael | Office: Nice, France
Clement was born in normandy near the Mont Saint Michel and grew up in Brittany, he learned sailing in this two places between tides and currents. After an Advance vocational training certificate in customer relations and a Vocational training course for the yachting industry in the Nautical Institute of Brittany in Concarneau, he decided to travel to Australia and French Polynesia for several months. Clement had some experience in the charter activity as salesman and base manager and as salesman for a french shipyard specialised in Dufour and Jeanneau. He has good knowledge in differents manufacturing technics and boat maintenancy.

robthumb Rob Devers | Office: Australia
Rob has a lifetime involvement in yachting and has successfully competed in many Australian State and National titles . Involvement with multihulls started while sailing aboard the first Quick cats (forerunners to Hobie cats) to be introduced to Queensland and his passion has grown over the years .
Rob brings a commitment to customer satisfaction and offers unparalleled service throughout the entire buying process by providing friendly, comprehensive and expert professional guidance. He strives to make his clients’ yacht purchase as easy and enjoyable as possible.

FlaviaDiaz Flavia Diez | Office: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Born in Buenos Aries, Argentina, Flavia came to the US at the age of three. Coming into the yachting industry in 2008, Flavia has learned a lot over the years as she continues to grow, and her passion for sailing has never been bigger. Growing up on the beach, snorkeling, kayaking and Hobie-Cat sailing are some of her favorite weekend activities and she always looks forward to being out on the water. Though young in the industry, Flavia’s passion, high energy and dedication to you as a client, will make your experience pleasurable and satisfactory. She is committed to finding you your perfect yacht.

Yvanthumb Yvan Eymieu | Office: Hong Kong, China
Yvan Eymieu has lived in Asia for 5 years. Through his past experience in yacht construction at a mainland Chinese shipyard, Yvan has developed a strong network in the yachting industry across Asia. Yvan holds a degree from both a French university and an English Business school, as well as a yacht design course. He speaks fluent French, English and communicates in Mandarin. Yvan is managing the Hong Kong office and represents Asia for TUI Marine.

Marjo_th Marjorie Fillet | Office: Shanghai, China
Born in Nice, France, Marjorie grew-up in a yachting environment. She speaks English and has a degree in Marketing and Management from Edhec-Espeme French Business School. She started to work for the Moorings in 2003 helped promote the Leopard 62 at the Cannes Boat Show. Since then Marjorie has remained in the industry: Project Manager for Asia Marine in Thailand, Chief Stewardess and deckhand onboard a 120 ft motor yacht, Sales Manager for IT systems fleet management company, Charter Marketing Agent for Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing. In 2007, Marjorie joined the Yacht Brokerage team in Nice and is now based in Shanghai with the aim to assist you finding the appropriate yacht with a comprehensive range of services.”

davidThumb David Flynn | Office: Brisbane, Australia

Jan-Hendrik Loens Jan-Hendrik Loens | Office: Zurick, Switzerland
He is half German, half Belgian, was born in Lugano (Switzerland) and grew up on the Italian waters of the Lake Maggiore. He’s been sailing for more than 30 years, mostly on one-design and Olympic classes. Consulting and coaching are within his main jobs and so decided to combine his professional with his sailing skills to introduce more friends into the fascinating world of sailing. In October 2010 he became a Sales Agent for Leopard Catamarans (German speaking market).

Leo Radovnikovic Leo Radovnikovic | Office: CroatiaBorn and raised in Sydney Australia, Leo joined our brokerage team in March 2008. He will be located at the Sunsail base in Marina Kremik, Croatia. Following the completion of his Economics degree,Leo gained extensive experience in Accounting,Marketing and Management covering a range of different business environments.He has acquired his sailing experience from racing 12ft Skiffs on the world famous Sydney Harbour, to being involved with the Safety Inspection Crew at the “Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race”. He decided to return to his ancestral home of Croatia,and will be happy to answer any enquiries regarding Sunsail Boat Sales in Croatia.


waynethumb Wayne Richards | Office: Bundaberg, Australia
Wayne has over 30 years experience in the marine industry in Australia, in one form or another. He trained as a Shipwright in the Royal Australian Navy, and then went on to work in some of the major boatbuilding yards in Australia including Project Supervisor on the construction of 120ft Commercial Aluminium Catamarans. He is excited to be heading up the office in Bundaberg Australia, the gateway to the beautiful cruising grounds of The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland.

Bob Ross Bob Ross | Office: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Bob Ross grew up sailing and living around the Great Lakes. In the mid-seventies Bob moved to Ft. Lauderdale taking a job at a large boat yard. Since then Bob has remained in the industry working in yacht sales, management, and even ownership of a yacht brokerage. At The Moorings Yacht Brokerage, Bob uses his 30 plus years of yachting experience to represent and support his clients with years of knowledge and a unyielding professional approach.

Gavin Walrond Gavin Walrond | Office: Port Solent, UK
Born in South Africa, raised in UK from his early teens, his love of sailing stems from time spent on the Vaal Dam. Gavin graduated from the Uiversity Of Leicester and then joined the Graduate Sailing Programme at the United Kingdom Sailing Academy (UKSA). He worked as a professional deck hand, working on 65′ Catamarans in the Cayman Islands. In 2002 he joined the operations team at Port Solent and has skippered in corporate events. In 2004 he moved from operations to Brokerage.

Emma Watson Emma Watson | Office: Marmaris, Turkey

Emma has worked for Sunsail in Greece & Turkey since 1998, first as a watersports & cruising instructor, then as a skipper and finally going shore-based in 2003 at the Ionian charter base of Vounaki. She moved to Turkey in 2005 to join the brokerage team full time and is now based in Marmaris, from where she is able to visit the fleets in Gocek, Orhaniye and Turgutreis on a regular basis.


Peter Wiersema Peter Wiersema | Office: Ft Lauderdale, FL
Peter Wiersema has been an avid boater since the age of five. He combines extensive knowledge of live-aboard necessities for blue water cruising with global shipping, importation and registration questions through years of experience as a cruiser and as the top performing yacht broker on our team. Peter speaks fluent English, Spanish, French, German and Dutch. He also is a “Certified Professional Yacht Broker” signifying his dedication and in-depth knowledge of the yacht brokerage industry.