Our Crew

Frank De Verona

Vice President, Sales, CPYB
Frank De Varona’s passion for boating began as a child in Puerto Rico, where he worked on boats as a mean to fulfill his passion. He left Puerto Rico to attend post secondary education in…

Betty De Varona

Principal, Marketing & Sales, CPYB
Before founding Yachting Experts, Betty excelled as a sales and marketing manager for BellSouth. Taking her 13 years of corporate marketing experience she transitioned to the boating industry where she could combine her extensive advertising…

Chic Longnecker

Yacht Broker
Born and raised on the shores of Lake Erie, Chic comes to us with literally a lifetime of knowledge. Fishing, swimming, and water skiing were a way of life in his early years. These experiences…

Bric Peeples

Yacht Broker
Growing up in South Florida gave me my taste of boating at an early age. My first trip to the Bahamas was at age two, and I landed my first Captain job aboard a 53’…

Ian O’Connelle

Yacht Broker
One of the newest additions to the YE team, Ian hails from the beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts, well known for its integral role in the boating industry. Fishing in a plywood skiff with his grandfather…

Heinrich Stander

Yacht Broker
Hein hails from the beautiful city of Cape Town in South Africa, a city well known for its’ sailing and boating communities. With his love for the ocean, Hein made an easy transition from a…