“… John Rodriguez Yachts provided a first class yacht brokerage service with standards of excellence rarely found in the industry…”
With extensive experience in this specialised field of yacht sales, John Rodriguez Yachts provides professional full-service yacht broking including ABYA marine conveyancing and legal transfer of vessel title.
Principal broker John Rodriguez is himself a blue water yachtsman and is also a member of both the Royal Cruising Club and the Ocean Cruising Club. He has sailed as skipper of his own yacht from the UK to the Med, across the Atlantic and through the Caribbean, covering over 20,000 miles and visiting more than 40 islands and countries. John is a co-contributor to numerous sailing magazines including Yachting Monthly, Sail, Bluewater Sailing and to his wife Nicola Rodriguez’s book Sail Away.
He knows blue water cruising and the yachts that undertake such voyages.
John is also the current Chairman of ABYA and a YBDSA council member. He has completed the Marine Solicitor led BRBA/BMF Law Relating to Brokerage and Boat Retailers Course, is a participant in the ABYA Continuous Professional Development Programme and has been awarded the ABYA/BRBA Boat Sales Qualification from British Marine, an industry-led qualification designed to provide recognition for the professionalism of yacht brokers.
John bases his own yacht on the River Hamble and holds RYA certificates for Sea Survival, VHF, Long Range Radio, Radar, Comp Crew, Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Theory and is a PADI open water diver.
Nicola Rodriguez has completed the ABYA brokerage course and assists with the running of the brokerage office. An RYA Day Skipper, accomplished writer for the international yachting press and published sailing author, Nicola is also a member of both the OCC and the RCC and has covered some 20,000 miles, including an Atlantic crossing.
Using global advertising, high-end photography or video, the latest Internet technology and a network of co-brokers, the emphasis is always on integrity, courtesy and professionalism whether buying or selling. The brokerage is fully insured and all financial transactions are processed through a secure dedicated client account written in trust at Lloyds Bank.
John Rodriguez Yachts is a highly respected yacht brokerage, with extensive experience in this sector and offers:
Along with high levels of care and attention, John Rodriguez also aims to bring his own sailing experience to the yacht buying process, giving both buyers and sellers alike a bespoke private client yacht broker service.