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About Us

We appreciate your interests in Intracoastal Yacht Sales and we look forward to working with customers like you who are as excited about boating and yachting as we are! Whether you are selling, buying, or need service, we are here to look after your best interests. Proper business ethics and “doing what’s right” make it enjoyable for you to trust us to manage your yacht. We are personalized service at it’s best, working hard to build long term relationships with you.

Our focus is to assist boaters with the purchase or sale of their powerboats. All our yacht owners are trained and educated on the handling and systems of their new vessel as part of our service. We want to make sure your experience with us is easy by being thorough with your needs. Through aggressive internet marketing, publication ads, and our long term networks we also have the resources to get your yacht sold! Our experience allows us the understanding of the market place.

Our Team


Capt. Ric Stanley

Wrightsville Beach, NC
910-297-4444 |

Originally born in Greensboro NC, Ric now has 13 years experience in yacht brokerage sales, and over 17 years experience in the NC marine industry. Capt. Ric Graduated from UNCW in 2002 and was immediately hired by a local Yacht Dealership where despite the tough economy, he was successful in his efforts for over 5 years. In 2007 Capt. Ric started Intracoastal Yacht Sales to focus solely on brokerage vessels. The business quickly grew and 2 more locations were soon added.  Capt. Ric became recognized as a Certified Professional Yacht Broker by the Yacht Brokers Association of America in 2011, achieved his Capt. License in 2010, and became a certified Divemaster in 2007. Diving and boating combine Ric’s 2 favorite hobbies! In April of 2015 Capt Ric introduced Nordic Tugs and Marlow-Mainship Trawlers to his team. His success comes from putting the customer’s needs first. He prides himself on honesty, positive reputation, and building long term relationships with his customers.


Capt. Doug Ford

Little River / Myrtle Beach, SC
843-340-0080 |

An avid boater and certified “Boat Nut” for over 30 years, Doug has been selling and servicing his Boat and Yacht customers professionally since 1995. A licensed USCG Captain since 2000, his experience and training have come from the leaders of the industry, Sea Ray, Cruisers, Carver, Marquis, Meridian, Boston Whaler, Ocean, Mainship, Donzi, Jefferson to name a few. His experience in Brokerage sales means hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of many, many others from Express Cruisers to Sport Fish, Motor Yachts to Trawlers.

“Experience has taught me that product knowledge is important, but it is no substitute for customer knowledge and good service. I genuinely enjoy the process of establishing a satisfied customer, Buyer or Seller! I would appreciate an opportunity to add you to that list.


Capt. Bobby Gregory

Charleston, SC
843-412-6587 |

Captain Bobby Gregory has been an avid boater all his life. He owned his first boat at the age of 10. He got into the yachting business as a hobby delivering yachts up and down the east coast for dealers and yacht owners. He is a native of Charleston and earned a BS degree from the College of Charleston. He has been a US Coast Guard licensed Captain since 1998 and is proficient at boat handling and navigation. Captain Bobby’s boating skills come in handy when selling a boat to a new boat owner and he prides himself on going “the extra mile” to assist his buyers and sellers with any aspect of boating that they may need help with. He has earned his reputation of being “the hardest working yacht broker in Charleston.” His office is conveniently located at the Charleston City Marina, statute mile marker 467.5 on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

“I take pride in my job and I strive to give each client the most professional and honest service possible. If you are in the market to buy or sell, I would like to earn your business.”


Capt. Robert Sparkman

Little River / Myrtle Beach, SC
843-251-1321 |

Robert Sparkman – started out spending five years in the U.S. Coast Guard. After spending time on both coasts with the Coast Guard, he attended and graduated from Tennessee Tech with an engineering degree. Following school Robert had a career with Lockheed Martin’s Information, Systems and Technologies group. In 2003 Robert became a Yacht Broker, starting with MarineMax in Atlanta and quickly moved to Myrtle Beach SC in 2005. He has been with Intracoastal Yacht sales for two years now. As a yacht broker Robert has an excellent understanding of the boating lifestyle.  This understanding is important in the business of wisely buying and selling yachts for his customers and meeting their boating needs. Being an expert at the boating lifestyle allows him to assist his customers with getting the most out of their investment in boating.