Q: Who are you and what is your background?
I am a yacht broker in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with 17 years of experience in expedition yacht sales, new construction and 18 years as a mega yacht captain. Please see My Bio
for additional information.
Q: What is Buy Explorer Yachts .com?
A: Buy Explorer Yachts .com is dedicated to the design and construction of semi custom and custom, sale of existing vessels, full displacement Trawlers, Mega Explorer yachts and Expedition type vessels 80' and above... Click for More
Q: What are Shadow Yachts and how are they different from explorer yachts?
A: Shadow Yachts is a term coined to describe what in Naval military terms would be named a "Support vessel". In the case of Shadow Yachts... Click for More
Q: Are you restricted in what yards, designers or vessels you can work with?
A: NO, though there are particular yards and designers shown on this site we are not restricted in any way... Click for More
Q: If I want to build an mega expedition yacht, why should I use a broker when I can go straight to a yard or a designer?
A: This is not a simple question to answer; it is as complex as successfully designing and building a quality explorer mega yacht. The short answer is... Click for More
Q: I always hear "You get what you pay for". I want a safe, reliable expedition yacht but I do not want to dedicate a FORTUNE to it. Is this possible?
A: There is a certain amount of truth to that quote. You will pay a lot more for the final top 10% in quality for a expedition mega yacht and you stand a high chance... Click for More
Q: In your opening statement you mention "full displacement vessels". Why is this important, what is the difference from a semi displacement vessel and is one better then the other as an expedition yacht?
A: Both types of vessels are equally GOOD for their intended use... Click for More
Q: What is the best material for a long-range trawler/explorer mega yacht?
A: Steel, aluminum, fiberglass and all of its derivatives all have advantages... Click for More
Q: What is the Explorer Yacht Links Page for?
A: The Explorer Yacht Links Page is for the use of the visitors of this site as a useful resource. You will find exceptional links to sites for expedition yacht components, boat services, clasification societies... Click for More