IAIN LAWRIE, VETERAN YACHT BROKER, JOINS MERLE WOOD & ASSOCIATES
HE HAS A WEALTH OF INTERNATIONAL MARKET INTELLIGENCE
YACHT BROKERAGE INTEL
Updated August 7, 2019
Iain Lawrie, a veteran yacht broker with over 3 decades of industry experience around the globe, has joined Merle Wood & Associates as a yacht broker. Lawrie will focus on the purchase and sale of production and custom yachts up to 130 feet, as well as new construction.
Merle is a mentor that only a few individuals will ever get the opportunity to work with, and I am excited to bring my production yacht experience to Merle Wood & Associates and help them grow their presence in that area of the market.
Lawrie has a wealth of international market intelligence and experience with both leading production and superyacht builders. During his career as a yacht broker, he worked at Koch Newton & Partners in the U.S. and Spain, worked at Merle Wood & Associates from 2001-08, led the new Princess Yachts Southern China dealership when it launched, headed up the brokerage division of Azimut Benetti in the Middle East, was a consultant for a yacht sales operation in Jakarta, and was a superyacht broker for 3 years with Allied Marine, the U.S. East Coast Ferretti dealer.
Originally from London, Lawrie began his career in yachting as a captain before consulting for the world-renowned Harland & Wolfe shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Lawrie has sold more than USD 500 million of inventory worldwide, and the relationships he has built over the years as a luxury yacht broker are second to none. He is a U.S. and U.K. citizen and a former United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong resident. In 2010, while living in the Middle East, he was voted Broker of the Year at the Arabian Gulf Yachting Awards. When he is not traveling the world selling yachts, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Katherin, and 3 children, fishing, diving, and boating.
About Merle Wood & Associates
Merle Wood & Associates is a leading, internationally recognized, full-service provider of yacht brokerage, new yacht construction, and yacht charter services with cumulative closed sales of more than USD 30 billion. With more than 250 years of combined experience representing buyers, sellers, and charterers of the most notable yachts, Merle Wood & Associates is dedicated to enhancing the yachting lifestyle of its clientele. For more information, please visit www.merlewood.com or email mail(Contact us at)merlewood.com.
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