EAST COAST

Dave Northrop

Director
Maritimo Americas – Florida/Michigan
941 735 1756
dnorthrop@maritimo.com.au

Dave has had the privilege of working in senior leadership roles with multiple premier yacht builders and build a large retail boat sales and marina operation with his wife Sheryl and a talented team. Dave continues to oversee sales, distribution and operations in the Americas, but his passion is delivering the best overall Yachts in the world to enthusiastic and delighted owners.

John McCarthy

Director of Customer Satisfaction and Shows
Maritimo Americas – Florida
419 656 0378
jmccarthy@maritimo.com.au

John sold his business and helped build one of the most respected marine retail operations in the Midwest, with the largest storage and full-service boatyard on the Great Lakes. The company John managed was one of the first USA Maritimo Dealers. John is fanatical about keeping every Maritimo on the water every weekend, and works tirelessly to respond to the needs of all our owners, past and present.

Mike Swift

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Americas – Florida/Michigan
616 340 6100
mswift@maritimo.com.au

Mike entered the Marine industry over 25 years ago, during that time he has had a variety of roles including Marina management, service department operations, new boat dealer representing a number of premier brands, and high end pre-owned and Brokerage sales. Mike offers a lifetime of experience which can specifically pinpoint a client’s goals and help guide them in their decision-making process whether buying or selling.

Sheryl Northrop

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Americas – Florida/Michigan
425 698 8408
snorthrop@maritimo.com.au

Sheryl spent many years in product development and engineering for multiple companies in the U.S. and Italy. Sheryl was the V.P. of Engineering for a major U.S. boat manufacturer for several years played a key role in product management, yacht service, and acquisitions at large multi-store retail operation in the Midwest. Sheryl brings to Maritimo an intense commitment to product knowledge and an exceptionally keen eye for the details. She is committed to helping you find or build the perfect yacht of your dreams.

Peter Hellebrand

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Americas – Florida
+1 305 898 1007
phellebrand@maritimo.com.au

Peter first joined our family as a Maritimo owner, and has enjoyed many years on the water with his family. Circumstances in Venezuela brought Peter and his family to his second home in Miami in 2016 and his passion for Maritimo and Yachts brought our long time friend to the factory team early in 2019.
Fluent in German, Spanish, and English Peter is a true asset to our operation.

Jeff Nykerk

Maritimo Americas – Florida
616 990 6484
jnykerk@maritimo.com.au

Following graduation from Grand Valley State University, with a degree in Business Administration, Jeff entered the accounting world with a focus on audit and corporate taxation while tracking the CPA route. Seeking a more diverse exposure to the business world, Jeff joined a publicly traded boat manufacturer as Controller in 2017. Maritimo was privileged to bring Jeff on board in early 2019 and broaden his role to not only include oversight of our America’s finance operations, but also manage our retail transactions and contracts while providing support to our marketing team.

WEST COAST

Bill King

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Yacht Sales – Seattle Washington
949 870 2239
bking@maritimo.com.au

Is difficult to find many West Coast Yacht owners who have not enjoyed a great experience with buying, selling or owning a yacht that does not included Bill King. He began his affair with yachting in 1982, and in 1988 Bill traded a successful career as VP of Marketing for a local manufacturing company for the Yacht business. In 1992 Bill opened Compass Point Yachts, Inc. in Seattle. CPY grew and expanded to California and sold hundreds of new and pre-owned yachts and more new Maritimo Yachts than any other Dealer in the Americas.

Michelle King

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Yacht Sales – Seattle Washington
949 870 2237
mking@maritimo.com.au

Prior to Maritimo, Michelle was recruited by one of the largest luxury car dealers in the United States where she refused to refer to herself as a car salesperson, but instead a client advisor who helped people find the car of their dreams. Michelle and Bill King have represented Maritimo Yachts since 2006 and now we are proud she is a Maritimo Factory Sales Specialist with Maritimo Yacht Sales of the Americas.

Chris Elliott

Factory Sales Specialist
Maritimo Yachts Sales – California
949 254 2551
celliott@maritimo.com.au

Born in Newport Beach, CA, Chris Elliott has been in and around the boating industry for his entire life. His mother was co-founder and co-owner of a yacht manufacturer, and his father was a yacht dealer. Chris has been active as a broker and dealer over 30 years and first joined the Maritimo family in 2007. He brings this lifelong knowledge and passion of boating to those who want to join in on the fun that boating offers.Chris