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Sarasota Magazine Names Galati Best Boat Dealer of 2022

Sarasota Magazine Names Galati Best Boat Dealer of 2022

Best of 2022 – Sarasota Magazine

Every year, Sarasota Magazine gives readers the chance to choose their favorite restaurants, shops, and services around Sarasota and Manatee counties; well, the people of Sarasota-Manatee have spoken, and the accolade for Best Boat Dealer of 2022 was awarded to Galati Yacht Sales – Sarasota yacht brokerage. Voting took place earlier this year, with an extensive list of boat dealers throughout the area — Galati coming out on top.

Sarasota Yacht Brokerage – Galati Yacht Sales

Marina Jaack in Sarasota, FL

Our Sarasota yacht dealership resides in the heart of downtown Sarasota at Marina Jack. The upscale marina is home to nearly 300 wet slips, numerous boatlifts and mooring balls, and endless on-site amenities. Marina Jack is also an IGFA-Certified Weigh Station, helping support its goal of becoming Southwest Florida’s most prominent venue for fishing tournaments and competitive angling events.

The Sarasota yacht dealership was our tenth location and closest yacht brokerage to our home base in Anna Maria, FL. Our skilled sales support and customer service personnel, and team of experienced yacht brokers, are always available on-hand to assist in selling or purchasing a yacht in Sarasota, Florida. We proudly represent new yacht brands — VikingValhalla center consolesCruisersPrincess, and Prestige — along with our preeminent worldwide brokerage program. 

Collectively, our Sarasota yacht brokers have over 50 years of experience buying and selling yachts worldwide. Their knowledge, passion, and attention to detail far exceed expectations, and they are always willing to go the extra mile for a customer. Meet our Sarasota yacht brokers and the team behind the award for best boat dealer of 2022 by Sarasota Magazine.

Michael C Galati – Sarasota Yacht Broker 

Michael C Galati

Growing up in the family business, Mike has always been passionate about boating. He grew up around the boatyard, attended rendezvous and tournaments, and familiarized himself with the industry that would someday be his future. Throughout his first ten years in the business, Mike has begun a very successful career in the marine industry. He has been involved with hundreds of deals — new and brokerage — with a strong focus on Princess and Viking. He also manages the build process and specifications for Galati’s stock Viking Yachts. Learn more…

Call or Text: 941-725-2782 | View Listings

Andrew Maryott – Sarasota Yacht Broker

Andrew Maryott

Andrew joined Team Galati as a certified yacht broker in 2015, and operates out of the Sarasota and Anna Maria yacht dealerships. He is a lifelong, avid boater who enjoys supporting his client’s boating adventures. As a second-generation yacht broker, his comprehensive boating expertise helps pinpoint the perfect vessel to fit a customer’s lifestyle. Although well-versed in all yachts, Andrew specializes in the sportfishing market with a strong focus on Viking YachtsValhalla center consoles, and other related brands. One thing that sets him apart from the rest: after the sale is final, he continues to support his customers and is a valuable resource throughout yacht ownership. Learn more

Call or Text: 508-364-2010 | View Listings

Elas Wallace – Sarasota Yacht Broker 

Elas Wallace

Elas was born and raised in the Sarasota area and knew he had a true passion for boats and the water from a young age. The marine industry has been a significant part of his life, as he became a certified marine mechanic by OMC and Volvo Marine before even graduating high school. So far throughout his career, Elas has gained experience building custom yachts, running an on-the-water marine-assistance company, and delivering boats of all kinds. Learn more

Call or Text: 941-960-5799 | View Listings

Jason Lozeau – Sarasota Yacht Broker

Galati Yacht Broker Jason Lozeau

Jason has established an award-winning career with Galati Yacht Sales and has created an impressive resume in the yachting industry. Over the years, he has consistently been a top producer at Galati, stemming from a successful career selling luxury waterfront property before joining the marine industry. His yachting experience and knowledge span over 15 years and have allowed him to specialize in catering to a high-end clientele with upscale mega yachts and luxury sportfishing yachts. While Jason has sold many boats internationally, he has recently focused his efforts closer to home and has devoted himself to developing the Sarasota yacht market. Learn more

Call or Text: 941-518-1171 | View Listings

Jim Nelson – Sarasota Yacht Broker

Jim Nelson

Jim has a high energy aura and enthusiasm for yacht sales that stem from his deep passion for all things boating. His marine background began as a young child on Lake Lanier in Georgia and expanded further when cruising to the Bahamas after college. After earning his USCG Captain’s License, he spent five years as a part-time backwater fishing guide. He brings a personal touch to working with his customers and takes pride in walking alongside his buyers and sellers, helping them every step of the way. Learn more

Call or Text: 941-228-0530 | View Listings

Shop Our New & Used Yachts for Sale Worldwide

At Galati Yacht Sales, our team of yacht brokers strives to assist our clients in understanding the new and used boat market when shopping our wide range of yachts for sale. With over 50 years of experience in the boating industry, we have the knowledge and inventory to help you find the best luxury yachts for sale worldwide. Whether you are looking for new yachts for sale or used yachts for sale we have got you covered! Contact Galati today to speak to a sales professional.

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