With over 200 years of maritime experience, our professional brokers and support staff are uniquely qualified to assist you in the purchase or sale of your bluewater boat. Among us are former yacht captains, designers and builders, offshore cruisers, liveaboards, racers, and expedition sailors. We have fostered extensive relationships and built contacts worldwide throughout the industry. With over 1,700 bluewater boats purchased or sold, we have firsthand knowledge and a long track record for success.
We share in your passion for the ocean, the beautiful boats that sail upon it, and your dreams and desires to reach distant horizons. Having spent most of our careers working in the yachting industry our brokers have helped countless clients in the pursuit of their ideal boat and the sale of their current one. Our reputation for integrity, diligence, and exceptional service is built on many years of teamwork and tireless efforts to be the best.
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from David Walters Yachts
Welcome Eliot & Ted to the DWY Team
David Walters Yachts is excited to add two new yacht sales professionals to our growing team! Welcome, Eliot Capleand...Read Article
The Kids are All Right: Partners in the Family Business, Siblings Andy and Peggy Huang Continue the Hylas Tradition
The Huang siblings, Peggy and Andy, are not exactly your typical brother and sister. The third generation to run the...Read Article
The Best of the Bahamas Part II by Pam Wall
We're back with lifelong sailor and cruise consultant Pam Wall with more tips and recommendations of her favorite places...Read Article
Introducing the Italia Yachts IY43 Veloce
Introducing:Italia Yachts IY43 Veloce Italia Yachts takes another exciting step forward in the brand's evolution with...Read Article
Italia Yachts 14.98 - A Fast and Sexy Racer-Cruiser
The Italia 14.98 is a luxury sailing yacht that combines sophisticated design, Italian influence, and exceptional sailing...Read Article
DWY Opens New Office in the Caribbean
Several years ago, we set our sights on expanding to new locations, an objective that would see us closer to whereour...Read Article
All About the Benjamin's... And Their New Boat
By: Herb McCormick At first glance, the legendary reggae recording-artist Bob Marley and the great American novelist...Read Article
The DWY Team Visits the Hylas Yard in Taiwan
The DWY Crew Goes to Taiwan We closed out 2022 with a bang with an eventful trip to Taiwan to visit the Queen Long...Read Article
Why List With David Walters Yachts
When it's time to sell a beloved boat, you deserve smooth sailing. Whether you're making room for new adventures on...Read Article
Reflecting on 2022 and What's to Come in the New Year
David Walters Yachts celebrated 40 Years in Business in 2022, and it was a banner year! We started the year strong,...Read Article
CHANNELS the original DWY newsletter revived after 30 years
"My personal criteria for the ideal yacht has been strongly influenced by my age and experience as a sailor. In 1953,...Read Article
Made in Italy: A Trip to Italia Yachts with David Walters Yachts Founded in 2011, the last decade has seen...Read Article
The Best of the Bahamas Part I by Pam Wall
We’re diving deep into some of the world’s greatest island destinations with lifelong sailor and...Read Article
Designed with Your Lifestyle in Mind What to Know About the Modern Motor Yacht Influenced by Sailors, Now Docking...Read Article
U.S. Patriot Sailing: Creating Community for Veterans and Their Families
DONATE TO US PATRIOT SAILING This Veterans Day, we're proud to highlight an organization that we, as a veteran-owned...Read Article
Congratulations to Our Summer Series Giveaway Winner
We Have a Winner! With summer officially at an end, we are delighted to bring our Summer Series Giveaway to a winning...Read Article
Summer Cruising Destinations Part III: Mediterranean
Across the Atlantic, European sailors (and visiting yachties) have unparalleled access to a vast variety of international...Read Article
Beat the Heat: Top Summer Cruising Destinations Part II
While East Coast sailors head up north to escape sweltering summer temps and stormy hurricane season, West Coast-based...Read Article
Beat the Heat: Top Summer Cruising Destinations Part I
As temperatures rise and hurricanes swirl in southern waters, many sailors turn northward to cool off and explore higher...Read Article
Sail With Us: The Hylas H57 Join our crew as we navigate the sailing characteristics of the award-winning Hylas H57...Read Article
Seeking a Podium Finish? Which Italia Yacht is Right For You?
Optimal Options: The Italia 9.98 or 11.98? Each part of the 9.98 and 11.98 is meticulously crafted for optimal performance...Read Article
Living Aboard the Hylas H57: What Can You Expect?
Living Aboard the Hylas H57: What Can You Expect? The Hylas H57 has undoubtedly earned its reputation as Boat of the...Read Article
We are proud to be the leading yacht brokerage for many of the finest manufactures of quality blue water yachts in the world. Since 1982, we have earned a reputation through a long history of proven results, our Team's industry leading knowledge, and firsthand experience aboard the boats we represent.
From the first conversation with a member of our Team, we will develop a relationship with you that is built on trust, backed up by our knowledge, and driven by our experience. No one will work more diligently for you than a David Walters Yachts broker. You can expect personalized service, timely communication, a true strategy for marketing, pricing, and the presentation of your yacht.
At David Walters Yachts we prioritize maintaining relationships with the most knowledgeable names in the marine industry, and we are proud to support several businesses and organizations that have built excellent reputations. Whether you are looking for a sailmaker, an expert rigging company, or a network of cruisers who share our passion for bluewater boats, we can connect you to the best. We encourage you to take a look at some of our preferred industry partners & resources.