Wellington Yacht Partners opens in Fort Lauderdale

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Wellington Yacht Partners of Portsmouth, R.I., opened a new office in Fort Lauderdale and appointed three new brokers to the sales team there.

Bruce Szamier joins Wellington with more than 22 years of experience as a yacht broker in Fort Lauderdale. Mike Sharpe brings 30-plus years of experience in the yachting industry, including brokerage, new construction, refits and project management. Michael Streeter has spent more than 25 years in the yachting industry, having worked as a ship’s engineer and captain. Denise Guson will serve as office manager for the Fort Lauderdale location.

Wellington Yacht Partners was established by industry veterans Ted Hood, Murray Lord and Adolf Haffenfeffer IV. The company offers sail- and motoryachts up to 300 feet, along with charter and new construction consulting services.

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