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Yachts for Sale in Florida: The best Companies

by Paul Joseph  |  Published February 2, 2022

As well as being one of the world’s most popular yachting destinations, Florida is also a major hub of commercial activity when it comes to the buying and selling of yachts.

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It is testament to Florida’s standing as a global pleasure boating capital that there are more registered yachts residing here than in any other state across the US. But more than merely a place to berth your vessel between ocean adventures, Florida is also an incredibly busy marketplace for yacht purchases. We’ve picked out 3 of the best companies offering yachts for sale across the sun-kissed state.


Boasting a strong yachting heritage, IYC provides forward-thinking advice, insight and support to yacht owners and  buyers, as well as charterers and crew worldwide. The company has over 90 experienced professionals based in 15 strategically located offices around the globe, all delivering intelligent and targeted management, yacht marketing and operational support. Their sales and purchase strategy is based on a highly client-centric approach, with the goal of ensuring the right match for both owner and buyer. Their team competitively positions each yacht in the market, finds the right value proposition and makes it stand out through a dynamic marketing campaign, in order to attract the right target audience and generate quality leads. Through a robust global network, they have strong connections with clients and access to the best selection of yachts on an international scale. Currently, IYC has a fleet of over 75 yachts centrally listed for sale valued at over $1.1 billion.


SYS Yacht Sales

A family-owned, boutique-style yacht sales company headquartered in Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast, SYS Yacht Sales comprises a team of lifetime boaters focused on creating long-standing relationships with their clients. Specialising in the sale of new and used vessels, ranging from 30 to 200 feet, they represent buyers and sellers both at home in Florida and around the world. Their personalised service navigates clients all the way through the yacht purchasing process from start to finish, including custom searches for the right yacht for you, guidance on where to pitch your opening offer, attendance at all Survey and Sea Trial stages, and advice on international and domestic rules and regulations.


Northrop & Johnson

Originally established in 1949, Northrop & Johnson is a leader in luxury yachting and lifestyle. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the company is a full-service yacht brokerage specialising in everything from yacht sales, yacht purchase and new construction to yacht charter, charter management and crew placement. They pride themselves on offering an elevated level of service and have built a reputation of honesty and integrity that still stands today. With offices strategically placed in yachting hubs around the world, Northrop & Johnson ensures access wherever you cruise – from the French Riviera, New England and Virgin Islands to Alaska, Thailand, Ionian Islands, and the Amalfi Coast.