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Raymond Young grew up in Vail, CO and spent his summers cruising on family boats in the Bahamas. He attended the University of Tampa, graduating with a BS degree in psychology and accounting. During those years, he worked for Hatteras of Lauderdale doing deliveries and running yachts for their “Summer Cruises”. He joined the firm full time after graduating. Raymond has captained yachts extensively on the Pacific and Atlantic oceans including the Western Mediterranean. He currently holds a 1600 / 3000 Ton USCG Master License, as well as a MCA CLASS IV license.
Raymond has been involved with the construction of several large yachts including a custom 82’ Hatteras, 112’ Broward, 98’ Westship, along with a 124’, 141’ and 157’ Christensen. He managed each project from contract, to delivery, to captaining. Over the past 20 years, Raymond has developed a wealth of knowledge from building, managing and running yachts. Raymond has established close relationships with shipyards, builders, designers, architects, yacht captains, brokerage houses and owners. As your yacht broker, Raymond can offer his experience and knowledge, assuring you a positive yachting experience.
Raymond resides in Ft. Lauderdale with his wife Deborah and two children, Finnian and Thea.