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Hylas partners with U.S. firm for North American representation

The Hylas 58 motoryacht

The Hylas 58 motoryacht

Taiwanese builder Hylas Yachts International named David Walters Yachts its North American sales representative.

In a statement, the companies said the partnership is the result of a longstanding relationship between Hylas and David Walters Yachts. The two have worked together since the early 2000s, collaborating on new builds, brokerage listings and support for Hylas owners.

The sales team comprises Kevin Wensley, Hylas sales director; Josh McLean, president of David Walters Yachts; and senior brokers George Eberhard and David Powers.

DWY has offices in Fort Lauderdale and Riviera Beach, Fla., Annapolis, Md., and Marina del Rey, Calif.



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