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Derek Jarvis

Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 683-6047

Raised in the small mining towns of northern Ontario, Derek found his interest for all things ocean watching Mike Nelson on Sea Hunt, the 1950s television series. While backpacking in Europe in 1972, Derek was offered his first position as crew on a pre-war wooden cutter bound for Brazil. This is when the passion came to life. Derek learned navigation and seamanship during this voyage, and his talents have grown exponentially over the years.

By 1986, Derek had owned 2 of his own sailing vessels and spent 12 years cruising the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Derek then captained sailing yachts up to 80 feet in size both privately owned and by charter and has delivered vessels to all corners of the globe.

He has logged over 175,000 nautical miles and completed 7 trans-Atlantic and 3 trans-Pacific crossings. In 2002 Derek began a new chapter as a yacht broker, working for a local brokerage in Fort Lauderdale. It wasn’t long before Derek’s knowledge and expertise brought him to the forefront as the “go-to guy” for sailing vessels within the firm. Honest, easygoing and knowledgeable are a few of the adjectives previous clients have used to describe Derek. He now hopes to help you achieve the dream he has lived.

Testimonials

Derek was fantastic. We were soooo lucky, we got seller who was honest and a gentleman and we got Derek who was very professional, efficient and honest broker !!!! Despite the fact that he was representing seller, he was very balanced.

- Mario Cezary Pyzik - Buyer of Morgan 51

It has been my good fortune to have met Derek Jarvis a bit over two years ago . I was then in the process of looking to purchase a sailboat and had been looking for several months. I called Denison Yachts and shortly thereafter met Derek at the boat ,which was located in Ft Lauderdale. I liked the boat and found Derek to be very knowledgeable about the boat and it’s systems. There was a co listing agent who I met on a second visit. I did not find this agent to be as knowledgeable about the boat. On a third visit I met again with Derek who had the boat cleaned and looking good.

While the second sales agent was my contact through the purchasing process. I can say she was not the person who sold me the boat. Derek thorough explanations and professionalism were what sold me the boat. I felt I was in good hands with Derek and trusted his opinions and judgement. Derek captained the boat through the survey. His knowledge of sailing and boats in general were very evident. On several occasions after the purchase he came to the boat on his own time help me out with a few minor issues. He even helped out with a few mechanical issues. I wanted to pay him,but he refused. I always knew if I had a question about repairs, I could call him. .

About a year later, I decided to sell the boat. I also decided I was going to move it out of the Ft Lauderdale area, which was 60 plus miles away from my home. I listed the boat with a new broker who lived near me and the area where I was going to move the boat. Unfortunately, I could not find an affordable slip and ended up keeping the boat in Ft Lauderdale. My new broker was also knowledgeable about sailing and sailboats. However, over the course of the next year my experiences with this salesperson were very disappointing. In over a year of listing with this broker I had only one offer on the boat and that was a low ball offer. I found my new broker to have little knowledge about the boat. I felt he was not a go getter and seemed to lack enthusiasm about actively trying to sell the boat.. Shortly after the summer,I decided to let the broker go. I immediately called Derek to see if he would take the listing. He said yes. We met at the boat and he was very optimistic about selling it. He even said “I’ll sell this boat by January.” I was very encouraged with Dereks positive attitude. Immediately, more people began looking at the boat.

By mid December -just about a month after he took the listing he got an offer and helped negotiate a workable price. During the purchase process I had a few issues with the boat. Once again Derek went above and beyond to help me resolve the problems.

I can’t tell you how fortunate I was to have worked with Derek again .He is a top shelf sales person, who has extensive knowledge of boats. I later found out Derek has been around the world sailing. He is professional, very positive and enthusiastic. He is reliable and very trustworthy. He is a kind and humble man.

- Chris Tracey - Seller of Beneteau 461

Derek was fabulous as a buyers broker and I highly recommend him to others. As a salty sailor, I appreciated his opinion and also appreciated the help he gave us after purchase to find a dock and get some work done. He also helped us move our boat from Miami to Fort Lauderdale.

- George & Barbara Leonard - Buyers of Jeanneau 37

Extremely knowledgeable and super helpful. I would definitely use him again in the future. We have already told friends and family about Derek and David Walters Yachts. Will definitely be my first call when time to sell and move up!

- Chris Harrell - Buyer of Morgan 60
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3 [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] Voyage Yachts 43' 1999 24' 10" 3' 6" 15,950 lbs Fiberglass [empty string] [empty string] 30 HP Sail African Affair $259,000 Freeport, Bahamas [empty string] Diesel [empty string] 4630 Hours, 4619 Hours 2 3GM3OF Yanmar 10 Gallons 100 Gallons 100 Gallons Norseman 430 Voyage Yachts (43' Fiberglass) African Affair (43') [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] <p>African Affair&nbsp;is a terrific example of the popular, South African built Norseman 43 built by Voyage Catamarans. Designed by Alexander Simonis to be a comfortable but speedy cat with a low center of gravity and wide beam.</p> <p>African&nbsp;Affair&nbsp;&nbsp;has the more desired "owner's version" with the starboard hull outfitted for the owner.&nbsp;</p> <p><br />She is equipped to sail the oceans of the world and has done two circumnavigations! Onboard are Raymarine electronics, AIS, Radar, Spectra watermaker, air conditioning, newer dinghy and outboard and a 6 man liferaft.</p> <p>She is powered by twin Yanmar 27 hp diesel engines</p> <p>African&nbsp;&nbsp;Affair&nbsp;was&nbsp;&nbsp;commissioned&nbsp;by a German couple in 1999.</p> <p>The owner had taken possession and sailed around the world and sold the boat after 8 years t&nbsp;hey also sailed around the world and had the boat for 9 years.</p> <p>African Affair is a very coddled yacht where she has only been owned &amp; sailed by truly caring owners.</p> <p>Currently, the boat was purchased by a Canadian couple who have only put minimal hours and sailing time in the Bahamas.</p> <p>2017 - 2020</p> [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] F0F9F64C-DC7F-5714-BBE2C8D966EE3B7C [empty string] [empty string] [empty string] 803 [empty string]
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