About Us

about preferred Yachts

Preferred Yachts is a Certified Professional Yacht Brokerage and
Member of the International Yacht Brokers Association


Since 1984 we’ve helped thousands of clients with their yacht buying, selling and servicing needs. As one of the oldest yacht brokerages in Florida, our longevity is proof of our success. Preferred Yachts has earned a stellar reputation for helping clients turn their dreams into reality. We’d like to have the opportunity to do the same for you.



Our team has over 100 years experience in the yacht business, providing you with unparalleled expertise. If you are considering buying a yacht, you will find our vast experience and knowledge helpful in selecting the right yacht at the right price. We will carefully guide you through the selection, negotiation, survey, closing and delivery to make the purchase process fun and easy. If you are selling a yacht, our experience will help you properly prepare your yacht so that we can effectively market her to sell quickly and for the best price possible.


Commitment and Integrity

We are full time professional yacht brokers, with a real office, in a real marina with real listings and a sincere passion to help our clients realize their boating dreams. Preferred Yachts is committed to the highest level of ethical, professional and knowledgeable representation for our clients.


Preferred Yachts Display Center

Come explore one of the largest displays of brokerage boats in one location in Florida. Our office is located in the premier 350 slip Harborage Marina in charming downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Here on display are dozens of power and sailing yachts for you to explore and consider. Our inventory changes rapidly so call us for the latest listings and schedule an appointment. (727) 527-2800

Joe Zammataro, CPYB

Since 1984, Preferred Yachts has helped thousands of clients realize their boating dreams. We'd like to help you too. With extensive experience as sailors, boat builders, yacht brokers, business professionals and proven negotiators, we will provide you with sound advice and representation. You will find our practical experience and broad product knowledge insightful in comparing and evaluating yachts you are considering. Put our awesome team to work for you.

Joe Zammataro, CPYB
Call (727) 527-2800
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