STEWART V. FONTAINE JOINS MERLE WOOD & ASSOCIATES AS YACHT BROKER
THE VETERAN YACHT CAPTAIN HAS WORKED ONBOARD SEVERAL POPULAR CHARTER YACHTS
YACHT BROKERAGE INTEL
Updated March 12, 2019
Stewart V. Fontaine, a professional yacht captain for more than 30 years, has joined Merle Wood & Associates as a yacht broker. Fontaine has worked aboard yachts such as the popular charter favorites 223’ (68m) SYCARA V, 230’ (70m) MARTHA ANN, 180’ (55m) MIA ELISE, 168’ (51m) LAZY Z, and 105’ (32m) SENSATION, and private yachts including 196’ (60m) BACARELLA, 150’ (46m) MAUPITI and 97’ (30m) OSPREY.
Stewart and I have worked together for many years, and I have always been impressed with his work ethic, knowledge, and commitment to providing the highest professional level of service. I’m very pleased to have him join our team as a broker. - Merle Wood
Fontaine will specialize in the sale, purchase, charter and construction of 50m+ motor and sailing yachts. He joins Merle A. Wood in representing SYCARA V, a Nobiskrug superyacht built in 2010 and sleeping up to 20 guests in 8 staterooms.
As a highly qualified megayacht captain with an impressive list of credentials, Fontaine has cruised extensively around the globe and has an intimate understanding of the complexities regarding international Port/Flag State and Classification Society regulatory requirements of large yacht operations along with EU importation and VAT.
He also is knowledgeable in the in-depth operation of luxury yacht charters from all aspects and has a thorough understanding of the industry standard charter agreements, having completed a myriad of successful charters during his career.
“As a captain, I’ve worked closely with many owners and their friends, and I’m looking forward to representing them in this new role and helping them find the right boat for their life on the water,” says Fontaine.
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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