“I’ve purchased and sold over a Billion dollars of real estate, auto’s and yacht’s; I can count on one hand the salepeople who did an EXCEPTIONAL job for me. Dean is one of them.”
When shopping overseas or looking at European yachts in the Us, Dean’s experience in the European yacht industry is a plus….. when considering purchasing in the European market consider using not just another broker but an experienced yacht professional….
Dean quickly and professionally coordinated with our surveyors, captain and crew, maintenance team, management company, attorneys, selling agents and others to make this deal close… Dean dealt with it all….
“Dean, thanks for finding me an awesome deal on my 47 Cabo. The assistance you provided regarding shipping to my resort in Samoa, outfitting, insurance and financing proved invaluable. You made a complex project look easy. Thanks again Dean!.”
“Dean, your attention to all the small but significant details during the survey, closing, and the follow-up after the sale are much appreciated Dean. We are happy to recommend your services to anyone interested in purchasing or selling a yacht like ours.”
“We were shopping for a yacht for 2 years when we met Dean at a boatshow. Dean found us a great deal and went above and beyond the usual call of a yacht broker, traveling numerous times to California and handled all the details to make sure everything went smoothly for us.”
“Dean found me a deal on the yacht that I really wanted that was so attractive, I canceled the deal I had on going another boat. After a few years when I decided to sell, Dean found a retail buyer in Europe, hired a translator, arranged for shipping, and flew to Greece to deliver it to the new owner to keep the deal together. Now that’s service!”
“ Dean this is boat deal #2 with you. In 20 years of buying and selling boats, I am certain no other broker would look after my interests the way you did. Your advice saved me tens of thousands of dollars.”
Legendary designer Jack Hargrave played an important role in the success of companies like Hatteras, Burger, Amels, Prairie, Atlantic & Halmatic. Hargrave was originally known as the top yacht design firm in America
Shortly after the passing of legendary designer Jack Hargrave in 1997, Michael Joyce returned to the company after an absence of twenty years to take over as president and CEO. Recognizing that Hargrave was far more than a design office, Joyce explained to Boating Industry International Magazine that Jack’s name was in fact a “brand name” and outlined his plans to begin construction of luxury yachts under the Hargrave banner.
The yachting industry had changed, bringing the Hargrave name into the future first required an admission that the most successful builders now had their own in-house design and engineering department, and the role of the independent naval architect was also changing. Joyce, who had spent his career in the sales, service and distribution side of business, realized that if Hargrave was going to play a key role in the future of the industry, they would have to do it on their own and could no longer rely on builders for their future business.
“In our company we measure our design objectives against Jack Hargrave’s dictum that, at the end of the day, the boat has to perform at sea. Everything else in the design process needs to bend to that single principle. It’s the right way to do it, and at Hargrave, it’s the only way to do it,” said Mr. Joyce.
Michael Joyce, head of Hargrave Custom Yachts, has always been an innovator. Embracing the changing times and the technological miracles of our age, he has been able to employ technology without succumbing to it. As a visionary entrepreneur with a passion for the finest traditions in yachting and thirty years experience as a CEO in the industry, he knew it was the right time for a truly custom yacht in the 80′ – 100′ size range with realistic pricing to enter the market.
With the use of computer-aided design and contemporary modes of communication that 2helped bring the Hargrave Company into the 21st Century. Mr. Joyce stated, “Today, demanding buyers customize everything they purchase in life. The computer industry builds computers to order, based on each individual customer’s specifications, heck, even Wendy’s makes hamburgers to order so why not yachts?”
Michael Joyce has a way of bringing the best of yesterday and today together for a new and better tomorrow. Hargrave has grown in only a few short years to be recognized as a reputable yacht designer, builder and distributor of world-class yachts. We are now well past our initial goal of 50 orders since starting our construction program, we average fourteen to seventeen yachts under construction at one time, and have nine all new models going through development and prototyping at the Hargrave Concept Studio. Over 52% of our owners have built more than one yacht with us and some are now on their fourth order! Maybe it’s time for you to take a close look at Hargrave.
Buying Your Next Hargrave: Dean Anthony offers you the entire Hargrave MLS results, including listings of other yacht brokers, even Hargrave Yachts located worldwide.
Selling Your Current Hargrave: Dean Anthony would love to help you sell your Hargrave! With a team of licensed yacht brokers worldwide, Dean Anthony is ready to provide your Hargrave with true national exposure. Dean Anthony’s comprehensive email and web marketing programs will provide your Hargrave with global exposure in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia.
Dean Anthony also provides a proven Hargrave track record, having a history of selling multiple Hargrave Yachts.
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