Happy New Year

Wow!  I can’t believe 2012 has flown by and I haven’t posted anything since last January.  But it was an amazing year at Oceanic with a great deal happening so updates were sadly neglected.  Of course that meant I didn’t get much racing in either but perhaps that will change in 2013……

We opened a new office in Silicon Valley at the new and beautifully designed marina at Westpoint Harbor in Redwood City.  For individuals living in the Bay area’s south peninsula, Westpoint Harbor offers a central location, generous amenities and Mediterranean weather.  Please check out their website at www.westpointharbor.com.

Consequently, a new office meant adding more sales representatives in Silicon Valley.  David Lee started in June 2012 and Rick Pfaff will be starting this month.  Both will be working at our Westpoint Harbor office.  David has a long history in yacht sales in the Bay area.  Please read his bio at www.oceanicyachts.com, under Meet the Crew.  His cell number is 510.381.1400.  Rick Pfaff, a past Commodore of the St. Francis Yacht Club, recently sold his company but being an avid sailor and owner of the famous sailboat, Alpha, a 47′ Sparkman and Stephens Custom Aluminum Sloop, he wanted to stay close to the water.  Rick has sailed Alpha on San Francisco Bay for the past 22 years and now has her for sale with Oceanic.  If you would like to contact Rick, his cell phone is 650.222.4563.  Photos and specs for Alpha can be found under Yachts for Sale at oceanicyachts.com.

Meanwhile, Oceanic is working towards building its sailboat division under the direction of Joe Biondo.  I heard of Joe when he worked a few years ago for another Bay area brokerage because he was achieving outstanding sales results during the worse of times for this industry.  Joe started with Oceanic in the fall of 2010 on a part-time basis but is now working full-time out of our Sausalito office.  His marketing skills are superb. And interestingly, Oceanic is now being approached by several sailboat manufacturers in the United States and Europe to perhaps represent their brands in the bay area.  Stay posted. And check out our sailboat listings as well.

Our office at Perry’s Harbor in the Delta continues going strong.  Last year we quickly sold our inventory there so we are eager to replace those listings.  For interested clients, Oceanic can offer covered or uncovered slips.  We also intend to add to our sales force in the Delta area if anyone is interested.  Our sales rep, Steve Coghlan, has been managing that division alone so would welcome assistance with an office that still has much potential.  If you are interested and have serious sales experience, please give me a call at 415.377.0866.

I am proud to say we were successful in selling a number of boats in 2012 which I have listed below.  Thank you to our many clients who come back to Oceanic time and time again, for referring us to family and friends, and to new clients who have put their trust in our experience and customer service.  We couldn’t do any of this without you.

And as we continue to forge our way into the 21st century, we are building on social medial outlets as well.  Check out our Tumblr page entitled The Nautical Life at oceanicyachts.tumblr.com.  It’s an interesting visual collage of nautical events, products, videos, etc.  Enjoy and Happy New Year.

Yachts Sold During 2012 by Oceanic Sales Staff
  1. 68 Hampton 2009
  2. 68 Hatteras 1984
  3. 57 Symbol 1999
  4. 56 Carver 2003
  5. 56 Sea Ray 2001
  6. 56 Bruce Farr 1983
  7. 56 Stephens 1970
  8. 55 Ocean Alexander 1979
  9. 48 Offshore 2001
  10. 47 Hanse 2009
  11. 47 Grand Banks Europa 2009
  12. 47 Grand Banks Europa 2006
  13. 47 Bayliner 1996
  14. 45 Meridian 2008
  15. 45 Bayliner 1993
  16. 44 Atlantic 1977
  17. 44 Hylas 1980
  18. 43 Feretti 1999
  19. 42 Beneteau 2004
  20. 42 Grand Banks Classic 1993
  21. 42 Nova 1987
  22. 42 Grand Banks Europa 1980
  23. 42 Grand Banks Classic 1978
  24. 41 Hunter 2008
  25. 41 Regal 2001
  26. 41 Hunter 1999
  27. 40 Cruise-A-Home 1976
  28. 38 Pearson True North 2005
  29. 38 Pearson True North 2004
  30. 38 Grand Banks Eastbay 2000
  31. 36 Catalina 2006
  32. 36 Meridian 2006
  33. 36 Grand Banks Classic 1974
  34. 36 Grand Banks Sedan 1965
  35. 34 Mainship 2008
  36. 34 Sea Ray 1986
  37. 34 Mainship 1983
  38. 33 Sea Ray 1997
  39. 32 Sea Ray Sundancer 2005
  40. 31 Sea Ray 2003
  41. 27 Tiara 1993
  42. 27 Sea Ray 1990
  43. 25 Harbor 2008
  44. 25 Bayliner 1988

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