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Engel & Völkers: Sell Your Yacht With An Established Leader

As a yacht owner, you will be aware of how easy it is to become attached to your craft and the exclusive lifestyle it affords. Nonetheless, if circumstances have changed and the time has come for you to sell up, it is only natural to want to find the most suitable buyer: someone who will appreciate it as much as you do.

At Engel & Völkers Yachting we can fully empathise with that desire. We built our Yachting division around a simple premise: to facilitate the perfect match between a yacht and her owner. We take pride in our extensive track record of smooth yacht sale transactions and in our international reputation for exclusive and attentive service.

Choosing Engel & Völkers to sell your yacht is a decision you will not regret. Here are some reasons why you can trust us with such an important transaction.

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1. How to sell a yacht

Understandably, from the initial consultation to the negotiation of an agreement and completion of the sale, most sellers say they want to minimise inconvenience and avoid pitfalls. Here at Engel & Völkers, our experienced yacht sale specialists are up to date regarding market trends, sale values and buyer profiles. Significantly, you can count on the broadest possible exposure to potential buyers, thanks to an in-house marketing team and expert brokers.


2. Where is the best place to sell a boat?

A recognised name in yacht sales and brokerage, Engel & Völkers has an international presence in more than thirty countries on four continents. Office locations include Antibes, Monaco, Nice, Malta, Bodrum, and Newport Beach, California.

E&V's yacht brokerage department dates back to 2007 when company staff sold premium yachts from offices near the shores of the Mediterranean. Over the years, the team network has grown throughout Europe and North America. Nowadays, our 10,000 qualified sales professionals and partners provide clients with the impeccable service they expect.


3. How much is a yacht worth?

Marine craft specialists calculate yacht prices in accordance with vessel size, age and builder credentials. If we include every sailboat, racer and motor cruiser, of every level of specification, the global average purchase price is around $8.4 million (€7.1m). Naturally, the inclusion of superyachts elevates this price tag.

Alternatively, prices are more accessible in the manageably-sized 11 to 12-metre motor yacht category, suitable for day trips and relatively undemanding cruising. Ongoing maintenance is less costly, but it is still possible to add extra amenities should the owner so desire. Even at this smaller end of the scale, therefore, a newer, high-specification 10.5-metre vessel could attract a higher sale price than one which is older, simpler and slightly larger.


4. How long does it take to sell a yacht?

Often, clients need a proactive, organised and efficient agent to achieve an early sale. To ensure professional service and timely results, we appoint our sales partners with care, selecting only the highest calibre and most respected representatives within the marine sector.

Irrespective of location, Engel & Völkers brokers work with a global database of verified prospective purchasers. Sales staff match these high net worth individuals to the yachts of their dreams through our actively curated sales portfolio.


5. Why sell a yacht with a realtor?

At Engel & Völkers, you can count on professional standards and enthusiastic, responsible staff who are ready to work towards the successful sale of your yacht. You can expect:


  • An in-depth appraisal of your expectations.
  • An up-to-date and accurate valuation, in line with the latest market indicators.
  • Advertising and promotion through multiple channels, including specialised trade publications that reach the right audience.
  • Support from our expert marketing department, to ensure your craft is highly visible to potential purchasers.
  • Timely handling of enquiries.
  • Professional purchase negotiation.


Selling a yacht with E&V is straightforward and stress free. To discuss your requirements, please contact one of our brokers in your preferred location.Founded in northern Germany in 1977, Engel & Völkers has focused on luxury living from the outset. Committed to excellence, it carried its expertise and professionalism from prime partnerships and real estate alliances over to its expanding yachting division.

At Engel & Völkers Yachting, we look to facilitate the perfect match between a yacht and her owner. Naturally, we take pride in our sales record and international reputation for personalised and attentive service.

We guarantee that choosing E&V is a decision you will not regret. When you sell your yacht through an established leader, you can rely on an exclusive, global network. Over the last four decades, we have sold an extensive range of new and pre-owned yachts to satisfied clients worldwide – including impressive ocean-going examples from superyacht manufacturers.

Below are just two of the many yachts for sale available via our world-class team of yacht brokers:

  • Antara, a sleek 46-metre sailing yacht, boasting a comprehensive refit with VIP staterooms, marble and teak finishes and an on-deck Jacuzzi.
  • Hessen, a motor yacht built in 2020 that features the latest design developments in naval architecture, designed to glide across the seas in style.


6. Why Engel & Völkers is a great partner to sell your yacht with

Top Reasons To Sell Your Yacht With Our Brokers

  • You are our top priority from initial consultation to sale agreement signature.
  • We have vast knowledge of market trends, yacht prices, and buyer profiles.
  • Your yacht gets the widest possible exposure thanks to our in-house marketing team.
  • We have access to a global database of wealthy clients who are ready to take the next step.
  • Yacht sales are one of our core competencies.
  • Years of experience acting as yacht brokers for affluent individuals all over the world.

Engel & Völkers: Sell Your Yacht With Established Leader

Engel & Völkers was founded in northern Germany in 1977. Right from the start, our company put luxury living in the spotlight and over the years we built a comprehensive network of partnerships and alliances with the top players in the prime real estate sector.

We have brought the same approach to our Yachting division. This department was created in 2007, when we started offering luxury yacht sales and brokerage services from our offices in the Mediterranean. Over the years, we have expanded into other locations in Europe and North America to provide our clients with the impeccable service they expect from us.

More than a decade later, Engel & Völkers is a recognised name in the luxury yachting industry. Our global network continues to grow and we are currently present in more than 30 countries and 4 continents. This growth has been possible thanks to our company’s invaluable human capital, which consists of more than 10,000 highly qualified professionals.

Our yacht sales are exclusively conducted by licensed partners, who are recruited among the best and most experienced industry professionals. Irrespective of where they are located, Engel & Völkers yacht brokers have a premium portfolio of clients and ample expertise matching them to the yacht of their dreams.

Selling a yacht with Engel & Völkers is easy. The first step is to contact one of our yacht brokers in your preferred location. We have offices in Antibes, Monaco, Nice, Malta, Bodrum, and Newport Beach (California). Simply get in touch, and we will take it from there.

Years Of Experience Selling The Finest Yachts

The goal of Engel & Völkers Yachting is to deliver personalised service of the highest standard to clients all over the world. Over the years, we have had the privilege to sell an extensive range of new and pre-owned yachts to satisfied clients worldwide.

Our yacht sales know-how encompasses everything from luxury yachts to motor and sailing vessels and including coveted mega-yachts. Whatever your needs may be, we know exactly the steps to take to ensure you can sell your yacht and get the best possible price for it.

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