As we move toward the New Year, we find ourselves reflecting on the past.
Throughout 2015, Northrop & Johnson’s expert sales brokers kept busy. Northrop & Johnson was involved with 37 transactions, both superyacht sales and purchases from January to December. Some of the yachts involved in these deals include, PLAN B, AQUILA, MIRABELLA I, COY KOI, SWAMP FOX, SEAGULL OF CAYMAN, SOUTHERN COMFORT, HANGOVER, SIGNE, SNOWBIRD, AURORA, TI COYO, ASTERIA, JACOMINA, VANGO, FEADSHIP 66M, POLO V, LIBRO D’ORO, PHILOSOPHY, HIGHLAND BREEZE, SILVER SPRAY, AEGIS, ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM, GOLDEN COMPASS, SIRENUSE, BB3, AZZURA, VICTORIA, SOTAJ, EAGLE’S NEST and COMPETITIVE BID III.
Charter Yachts New to the Northrop & Johnson Fleet
Northrop & Johnson’s international charter fleet grew in leaps and bounds in 2015. The dedicated charter managers in the United States, Europe and Asia brought 23 yachts into the Northrop & Johnson fleet in 2015. These yachts included: NATORI, OCEAN PEARL, CASINO ROYALE, ONE SHOT, UNBRIDLED, REVELRY, VICTORIA DEL MAR, LADY THURAYA, JADE 959, AMARULA SUN, BRIO, GRAVITAS, ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM and APHRODITE, as well as various yachts in the new Northrop & Johnson Bahamas collection, including STARSHIP, GO, KELLY ANNE, NO RULES, EQUINOX, WATERCOLOURS, BEACHFRONT, MIRACLE and SEA DREAMS.
In addition to bringing new yachts into the Northrop & Johnson fleet, the Northrop & Johnson team also grew in 2015. Northrop & Johnson was delighted to announce new offices in Holland and New York. We also welcomed 17 new employees, including Sales Broker David Seal (Antibes), Charter Broker Connie Wadeson (Newport), Charter Broker Jessica Engelmann (Fort Lauderdale), Sales Broker Tom Babbit (Newport), Sales Broker Ed Dickinson (Antibes), Sales Broker John Solomon (Antibes), Charter Manager/Broker Carine Zanotti (Antibes), Charter Broker Samuel Le Gall (Antibes), Sales Broker Cromwell Littlejohn (Fort Lauderdale), Sales Broker John Arruda (Fort Lauderdale), Office Sales & Charter Assistant Sara Wikström (Antibes), Sales Broker Derk Jan Rolff (Holland), Marketing & Pr Executive Maggie Hinesley (Fort Lauderdale), Sales Broker Joe Foggia (Fort Lauderdale), Sales Broker Paul Burgess (Fort Lauderdale), Charter Broker Sanaa Vohra (Fort Lauderdale), Charter Manager Rod Lindor (Fort Lauderdale), Sales Broker John Hendricks (Newport) and Sales Broker Jochen Brill (Palma).
The past year was an eventful one for Northrop & Johnson; 2015 signified growth. In 2016, Northrop & Johnson will look to continue the precedents set in 2015 and build upon them to continue its steadfast commitment to clients and its unrelenting pursuit of perfection as the yachting industry’s leading global brokerage.