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Jeff Palmer

Professional Yacht Broker
954-790-0082

Born in the Pacific Northwest town of Bandon, Oregon, Jeff was exposed to the sea life early on. Spending more time in the boat basin than anywhere else, he found his love in life. In 1984, he joined the US Navy, serving on a destroyer, the USS Dahlgren, as a welder and Search and Rescue team member then becoming a commercial diver upon his exit from service.

Jeff knew he had to work “on the water” and did so as a deckhand on yachts in St. Thomas, Antigua and St. Martin, working charters through the BVIs, USVIs and Caribbean. At 23, he delivered a 100’ sailboat from Tortola to Gibraltar, and knew exactly what he wanted to do. Returning to the US and obtaining his captain’s license, he started working on a yacht with over 30 charters that year alone.

Working on some of the finest yachts such as M/Y Indion, M/Y Dolce Far Niente, M/Y Mystique, M/Y D’Natalin II, S/Y Georgia, S/Y Valkyrie and M/Y Fighting Irish, Jeff has first hand knowledge of the yachting life.

Returning to the Pacific Northwest to build a house on the coast, Jeff worked for the Pilot’s Association as a pilot boat and ship assist captain. He also partnered in a successful marine survey company servicing So. Washington State, Oregon and Northern California. A few years later, Jeff returned to yachting as captain of vessel’s such as M/Y Engelberg, M/Y Step One, M/Y Maghreb V and M/Y Four Wishes.

Jeff brings his knowledge, experience and expertise of 32 years to United Yacht Sales, providing each and every client the most comprehensive, honest, hard-working and detailed approach to the sale or purchase of a yacht. He prides himself in being able to direct clients to the right boat, applying his detail oriented and easy going approach to make the process enjoyable.

With an office in Lauderdale Marine Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jeff can be seen throughout the boatyard, making himself available to his clients. He is able to make the effective connections between yachts owner and all services necessary, utilizing United Yacht Sales powerful reach, to make an excellent transition between wanting a yacht and owning a yacht!

Jeff Palmer'S LISTINGS

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Diane

75' Burger Raised Pilothouse 1958

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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El Bohemio

60' Hatteras Enclosed Bridge 2002

Yucatan, Mexico

Port Side

54' Azimut Flybridge 2014

Stuart, Florida, United States

2005 46 Carver Voyager Profile

Sawbones

46' Carver Voyager 2005

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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Spectrum

48' Azimut 48 ATLANTIS 2013

Miami, Florida, United States

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Kool Cat

41' Regal Commodore 4060 2008

Miami, Florida, United States

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Livin' Life

42' Carver 42 Mariner 2004

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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Havana

39' Silverton 392 Motoryacht 2000

Miami, Florida, United States

2002 Intrepid 366 Profile

36' Intrepid 366 Cuddy-Repowered 2002

Fort Lauderdale, United States

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Green-Eyed Lady

31' Formula 31 2005

Miami, Florida, United States