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LYBRA is a growing association comprising of superyacht brokerages who are committed to representing only the finest quality yachts for sale and charter, and whose representatives meet the LYBRA standard of quality and ethics.


The company was founded in 1975 by Nigel Burgess, a renowned solo ocean racer with an obsessive eye for detail and a passion for the sea. Nigel was a pioneer. He had to innovate and think originally to surpass the competition and drive his company to the top of a market that he helped to create. Nigel succeeded because he always put the client first. Along with the urge to outperform and overdeliver, the trust and integrity that defined Nigel are embedded in the Burgess DNA and reach into every corner of their personalised client services. As a Burgess client, you always come first, whether that’s charter, brokerage, yacht building, management or finance. That’s the Burgess difference.


Edmiston is part of the superyacht story. Along with names such as Feadship, Lurssen, Bannenberg, Winch, Heywood, and Disdale, Edmiston has helped shape the modern superyacht we see today.

Legendary yachts including Pelorus, Le Grand Bleu, Enigma, and Nahlin have all been connected to the Edmiston name over the years. Their client list is even more spectacular, though somewhat less visible.

Founder, Nick Edmiston, is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on yacht design and build, particularly that of classics. Together, Edmiston's brokers have amassed over 300 years of experience, with many individuals enjoying decades of core superyacht experience. Among the Edmiston ranks you will find former captains, engineers, crewman and managers, delivering a complete picture of yacht ownership and enjoyment.


Selling large luxury yachts demands professional expertise and extensive market knowledge. Fraser has been the trusted name in yachting and the world leader in new and used yacht sales for over 70 years. However this is not just what they claim, since accurate data has started to be recorded on the brokerage market in 2010 Fraser has consistently come out on top. For seven years now Boat International has been collecting and analysing this data for their Market Intelligence section and each year the data shows that Fraser has closed more deals than any other brokerage.

Whether you are new to yachting or an experienced yachtsman, their professional team of brokers will give you confidence and security throughout the sales process. Their success for nearly 70 years and their professionalism, ethics and discretion, are why an increasing number of Owners choose Fraser time and time again.


IYC’s services to yacht owners include yacht management, charter management, marketing agency services, crew management, and new build consultation. In everything they do, their approach puts informed decision-making at your fingertips. It’s your choice. They help you make the right one. Every yacht has its own unique character. IYC Yacht Consultants understand that.
They provide yachting expertise in the form of considered strategic proposals based on genuine market insight, which position each yacht effectively. Their goal is to attract the right buyer at the right price. They offer dedicated and knowledgeable support to clients from 13 strategically located offices in the world’s most prominent yachting destinations.


Since 1949, Northrop & Johnson has offered a new dimension of sophistication and service. Northrop & Johnson’s reputation of success is built on decades of commitment to clients and commerce within the industry. From yacht sales and purchase to charter to management and marketing of the world’s most discerning luxury vessels, Northrop & Johnson offers a total-service approach. Their impressive record of yacht sales, growing charter fleet and global expansion are a testament to the honesty, integrity and steadfast promise to deliver the best to their clientele.

Drawing on decades of dedication to clients and heritage of honesty and integrity, Northrop & Johnson is a modern full-service yacht brokerage with traditional values. Their contemporary marketing programs and innovative technological tools are perfectly juxtaposed with their long-established way of doing business. The international team is able to serve the global market with reliability and ease to ensure you are fully supported with all of your yachting needs at all times.


Ocean Independence offers you access to pleasure-seeking adventure and a means to escape, to travel the globe. Whether you board seeking a new thrill or with an ardour for the aquatic, you will inevitably return with a lifelong passion for yachting. One of the fastest-growing companies in the luxury-yachting sector, Ocean Independence has the largest crewed charter fleet in the world and provides a truly integrated service across sales, charter, management and build.

Founded over a decade ago, by Peter Hürzeler and Nicholas Dean, Ocean Independence has quickly developed a reputation for transparency, integrity, stability and excellence. Despite being the youngest key player in the industry, the business has consistently performed as one of the top three most successful yacht brokerage companies since 2009 and is the market leader for the number of sales and purchase transactions per broker.

Ocean Independence

Yachting is our passion. It’s our lifestyle. We love what we do. And we love people who love what we do, too. If you love yachting as much as us, then you’ll understand that a yacht is just the start of an incredible journey on the water. And whether you’re a Yacht Owner or a Charter guest, what matters most is a yacht's ability to bring you extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.


We have lived, worked and raced on the water, so we know yachts inside out. We’re a community of experts, working together to make great things happen. Whether we’re using our encyclopedic knowledge of destinations to provide Charter Management advice, or our decades of experience in Project Coordination to negotiate high-profile Yacht Sales, you can count on us to provide expert support and unrivalled insight, wherever you are in your yachting journey. And wherever you’re heading next.

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When Darrell Hall, Chris Richardson, Kirsten Ringsing and Paola Scalabrino set up the company in 2007, it was their vision as the founding partners of YACHTZOO to create a new evolution in luxury yacht services. They saw each yacht as having a unique set of attributes, their own strengths and characters. Instead of simply offering clients the biggest or most expensive option on the market, their aim was to provide the right fit for their needs, and a lasting match. Today, it continues to be their privilege to offer this personalised, dedicated service to each of their clients.

After a decade of passion for excellence, the YACHTZOO range of services is stronger than ever. Whether your needs are in luxury yacht sales and brokerage; luxury yacht charter retail or charter management; yacht management or new construction – or indeed all of the above – they offer a personal and discreet service including arranging, advising and assisting with any need that is truly exceptional.

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