Fort Lauderdale, Florida Office
Paul splits his time between Newport, Rhode Island and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, depending on the season.
During his 40-year career Paul has had a long association with Sparkman & Stephens racing on many famous S&S yachts, working alongside Rod Stephens as an independent consultant to Nautor Swan, consulting with Olin Stephens while managing the refurbishment of Dorade upon her return to US waters to name but a few examples. He is a co-founder of Sail Newport, Rhode Island's Public Sailing Center and past President of the International Twelve Meter Class.
Paul maintains a USCG captain's license and has sailed, raced and inspected yachts in the Americas, Finland and Scandinavia, northern and southern Europe, the British Isles, the Caribbean and Oceania.
His varied experience has provided Paul with a colorful palette from which to draw knowledge, comparisons and conclusions about yachts, their design, construction and intended purpose.
Peter Grimm, CPYB
Peter's experience spans over forty years in Ft. Lauderdale. Retired Chairman of the Florida Yacht Brokers Associations' Ethics & Arbitration Committee, Chairman of Marine Industries of So. Florida's Boat Show Committee he is well in touch with the waterfront. Peter began sailing in 1947, has raced and cruised extensively throughout the world. He has owned and captained ten vessels, both sail and power from 1958 to the present. He is a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB).
Jack Zacks, CPYB
Jack grew up boating on inland and great lakes in Wisconsin and Michigan. After spending over 27 years in the produce business Jack became a yacht broker in 2000. His experience racing sailboats on the great lakes and cruising his own powerboat in Florida help him guide his clients to the right yacht at the right price. Jack has helped his clients in the purchase of motor yachts and sailboats from 35' to over 100'. He is a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB). Jack's other interests include flying and snow skiing. He is currently one of the longest serving international alpine ski officials in the world.