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Buying a yacht

Luxury yachts for sale - the ultimate way to reward your success

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YACHT OWNERSHIP

The definitive luxury yacht lifestyle

If you want to explore the world and experience the ultimate in luxury, buying a sailing or motor yacht is the definitive lifestyle choice. While there is significant emotional and financial outlay in the journey towards yacht purchase, in the end, owning a superyacht is an incomparable triumph. 

Luxury yacht ownership brings a wealth of opportunities - adventure between coasts and islands exploring azure waters and hidden caves, enjoy leisurely lunches on board, teach your children to swim from the aft deck, throw whimsical parties and celebrate family events, secure a trackside view of the Grand Prix or simply follow the sun. Your own private crew can pre-empt your needs and ensure your personal preferences are always their number one priority. A private yacht is a home from home.

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WHY BUY FROM US?

Working with you to find the perfect luxury yacht

Having successfully completed over 500 yacht sales and purchase transactions, our team of luxury yacht brokers offer the highest level of experience, industry knowledge and global contacts to ensure the purchase of your yacht on the best terms.

We take the time to gain a thorough understanding of your requirements, preferences and ultimate objectives before using our industry insights to find you the most suitable luxury yachts for sale. Once you have found your perfect yacht, we will guide and support you step by step through the entire buying process, presenting only the best yachts for sale to you.

Why buy a yacht with us?
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YOUR GUIDE TO PURCHASING A YACHT

To buy or build?

Buying a yacht already on the water

Purchasing an existing superyacht offers the benefit of immediate availability and reduced cost, while also giving you the option of commissioning a refit to suit your tastes and requirements.

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Commissioning a new yacht construction

With a new build motor or sailing yacht, the options are endless, offering you the potential of complete customisation using the latest materials and technology.

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Sell your yacht

We are a market leader in global yacht sales

As the market leader for the number of yacht sales transactions per luxury yacht broker and having consistently performed as one of the top three yacht brokerage companies since 2006, you can rest assured that Ocean Independence is the right choice for selling your yacht. Our global network, industry experience and effective marketing will help ensure that you achieve a timely sale at the best price.

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OUR EXPERTISE

Our dedicated yacht sales brokers will guide you through the sales process

Multifaceted, professional and with extensive knowledge of every aspect of buying and selling a superyacht, our dedicated sales consultants will provide sound, objective and impartial advice to expertly guide you through the process. Our global team encompasses 26 nationalities, 23 languages, and a vast portfolio of expertise in yachting services. What unites us is our passion for yachting and the pursuit of excellence.

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Berths for sale

Escape the expense and hassle of mooring by buying your own superyacht berth

Our team of yacht brokers are able to source luxury yacht berths in a range of Mediterranean marinas, all providing top class services and facilities.

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FAQs

Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about yacht sales and purchase

Selling your yacht

    The number one reason to use a yacht broker when selling a yacht is to save you time and avoid any uncertainty during the sales process. Our knowledgeable yacht sales brokers have access to a worldwide network of brokerage houses to give your yacht the best visibility. We can take care of every detail of the sales process and offer advice based on years of experience in yacht sales. Cooperation is key, and your broker will manage relationships between all parties involved in the process.

    The first step to selling a yacht is an effective marketing plan to target potential buyers and their associates. Your broker will liaise with the Ocean Independence marketing Team to create this plan and will handle all enquiries, as well as scheduling and accommodating viewings. Once a buyer has been found and contracts negotiated, the Ocean Independence Team will oversee contracts, sea trials, survey, completion and delivery to ensure a successful sale.

    The amount of time that it takes to sell a yacht varies hugely depending on a number of important factors including price, location, age and condition. Using extensive knowledge of the yacht sales market, your broker can advise on all of these factors in order to best position your yacht for a successful sale. Once a potential buyer has been found, the sales process usually takes from six to eight weeks from contract to completion.

    Yes, if Ocean Independence is acting as a stakeholder for a sales transaction. KYC is the process used to verify a Client’s identity. KYC requires proof of identity and residence. This can be a passport or other government ID and utility bill or similar. Originals or authenticated copies may be provided. The information is only required for the purposes of complying with international Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations.

    Location – When selling a yacht, she should be located in a visible location where she is more likely to attract attention, viewings and ultimately a buyer. We always advise to maximise exposure to minimise time on the market.

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