John Blumenthal was born in Sydney, Australia and raised in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. His love of the water has brought him around the world as a professional boat captain on the Great Barrier Reef, in Central America, and throughout the Caribbean. John settled in the U.S. in 1991 as a Captain and became licensed yacht broker in 2005. John has extensive, decades-long experience in yacht sales domestically and internationally. John is easy-going, has great attention to detail, and a tireless commitment to his clients. When he’s not working, John spends time on the family boat with his wife Karen, sons Austin and Andy, and stepdaughters Hayley and Kelsey.