Erik has been involved in the marine industry for over a decade. He started his brokerage career with Martin Bird & Associates in Annapolis in 2014. Prior to that he was a successful Store Manager with West Marine, winning many top accolades including multiple District Store of the Year awards. Erik was born in New York where he learned to sail at a young age on the Hudson River. In the mid-1990's his family moved to Annapolis, where his fondness of the Chesapeake grew by being involved in sailboat racing, fishing, and other water related activities.
To further is career as a yacht broker Erik attended continuing education training and was granted certification as a Certified Professional Yacht Broker in 2017. His drive to ensure his clients needs are met is paramount. Erik believes that his job is never done with any client, and that the personal assistance he provides clients, some years after they make their purchase, is what sets him apart from other brokers in the industry. Erik is known to be very personable and easily explains different vessels and their systems, making it a pleasant experience for both buyers and sellers as they not only get to know their boat better, but understand how to remedy issues along the way. He has a wide breath of yacht sales experience, from blue water yachts to center console fishing boats, picnic boats, sport fishers, racing sailboats, trawlers and motor yachts.
When Erik is not showing boats you can find him on the Bay on his Scout center console or being involved in the sailboat races out of Annapolis and around the East Coast.
Annapolis, MD based broker
Florida LicensedView Broker (Erik Haaland)
|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|