John’s passion for being on the water began in college when a fraternity brother taught him how to sail. After 16 years in medical sales, John followed his passion for being on the water. He earned his USCG 100 ton Masters license with sailing and towing endorsements as well as his RYA Yachtmasters.
His new career as a luxury charter captain took him from the Carolinas, through the Bahamas and Caribbean along the entire East Coast to New England. He’s done delivery work on a variety of vessels and his experience has also taken him though sections of the Great Loop. His knowledge of systems aboard yachts was strengthened while working in the Annapolis Maryland area in technical support for Vetus –Maxwell and later as a service manager for Hinckley Yacht Services on the Chesapeake Bay.
John enjoys teaching and has his American Sailing Association instructor certification. Combining travel with boating has brought him vast experience in wonderful destinations including Italy, Tahiti and Greece. John can help you navigate through the sales process, whether you’re buying or selling a yacht. His familiarity with sailing and power vessels of all sizes and configurations including catamarans will help you make better decisions in your search for the right yacht. He prides himself on his attention to detail while also being responsive to his clients. He looks forward to working with you on your next yacht transaction.View Broker (John Barbaro)
|Yacht Name:||Laughing Buddha|
|Builder:||Hans Christian Yachts|
AN OUTSTANDING CLASSIC CRUISING SAILBOAT
This is much more than a sailboat - this is a Little Ship. "Laughing Buddha" is one of Hans Christian's "Traditional Series" boats featuring the popular "Molokai" layout with two heads and two cabins. The Hans Christian Traditional Series are recognized around the world as the quintessential cruising boat.
"Laughing Buddha" is a great example of this popular boat. Her "one and only owners" have always given her great care her entire life. She has received EXTENSIVE RECENT UPGRADES including NEW Engine and Drive Train, NEW Refrigeration & Stove, and NEW Watermaker and LOTS MORE. Look over the full specifications and review all the MANY recent upgrades and all the MANY extras that make this a very special opportunity to own a exceptional boat.
This special HC41T is for sale by her one and original owners! 30 years of love and care. Who better to learn from and know their boat!
|Water Tank Capacity:||100 Gallons|
|Fuel Tank Capacity:||120 Gallons|
|Engine Manufacturer:||2017 Beta|
|Number of Engines:||1|
|Engine Hours:||260 Hours|