List Your Current Yacht with Us – We’ll Waive Our Commission

No matter how much you love your current yacht, you may be looking at bigger, better, newer models and thinking about starting 2019 with an upgrade. Every year, Jeanneau and Fountaine Pajot roll out new features, like the walk-around decks on the award-winning Jeanneau 490 and the innovative roof design of the Astréa 42When you’re ready to upgrade and transition to a new yacht, the Atlantic Cruising Yachts team can do so much more than help you find the perfect new yacht. We can list your current yacht for brokerage, get you the best selling price, and we’ll waive our seller’s commission. Here’s how it works:

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Experience the Leader 36 and NC 33 at the 2018 United States Powerboat Show

Power crafted to impress – be a leader on the Bay with a high-performance and luxurious Jeanneau Inboard Powerboat. Join Atlantic Cruising Yachts on Dock C at the United States Powerboat Show from October 11-14 for the opportunity to experience the incredible Jeanneau Leader 36 and NC 33. 

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Join the Best of the Bahamas: Abaco

You’ve purchased your dream Jeanneau or Fountaine Pajot yacht. The Business Yacht Ownership® program helped you discover the most cost-effective route to yacht ownership and you’ve decided to place your brand new vessel into charter. For many owners, the clear blue waters surrounding The Abaco Islands are an excellent choice.

Tourist Hotspot

Irrefutably breathtaking, sensationally luxurious, and highly visited, The Abacos are an idyllic location for your yacht to call home. Stretching 130 miles, The Abacos are a group of islands dotted with bays and coves. Specifically located at the Great Abaco Beach Resort in Marsh Harbor, Cruise Abaco is the premier charter experience in the Bahamas for guests seeking a vacation balanced between relaxation and exploration. Guests choose to charter in The Abacos for its picturesque sunrises and sunsets, other-worldly scuba and snorkeling experiences, and island culture. According to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, over 90% of visitors to the Bahamas recommend it to friends and family¹. As a yacht owner seeking to offset the cost of your vessel, placing it into charter at a location that attracts tourism without having to try, and has a lengthy charter season, is a no-brainer.

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Inside the Buyer’s Journey: Phil Hammar (Jeanneau Owner)

Every buyer’s journey to yacht ownership is unique. Phil Hammar and his family’s journey began in 2007. At the time, they were not quite sure what type, brand, or features to explore. Their son was 18-months-old at the time, so the safety of a vessel was of the utmost importance. After looking into various brands, such as Beneteau and Catalina, they selected to purchase a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 36i for its highly secure deck and its unquestionable craftsmanship. They christened their vessel Blue Cloud and enjoyed many day sailing trips throughout the Chesapeake Bay.

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Exclusive Updates from the Desk of CEO Christian Bent

I have just returned from another fantastic trip to Europe for the international dealer meetings of Jeanneau and Fountaine Pajot. Both offered a look at some exciting new products, important developments on production and outlook for 2019 and 2020, and exciting awards for the Atlantic Cruising Yachts team.  

Jeanneau International Dealer Meeting: Port Bourgenay, France.  

Our East Coast of Florida Regional Manager, Josef Buxton, and I joined approximately 300 other dealer representatives in Port Bourgenay, located in the Vendee region of France. The location is the perfect backdrop for idyllic summer cruising.

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Meet the Leader Line: Jeanneau Power

As one of the world’s leading Jeanneau sailing dealers, Atlantic Cruising Yachts is excited to be offering the Leader line of Jeanneau Inboard Powerboats. We now offer the Leader 30, 33, 36, 40, and 46 models. This high-performance, innovate inboard powerboat line is ideal for anyone seeking to embrace luxury and adventure at sea.

The Leader’s distinguished design with a sporty finesse blends together perfectly to offer the exhilaration of high-performance hulls and the comforts of impeccably-crafted layouts. The contemporary style invites relaxation in a luxurious fashion. Each model provides unique features and opportunities:

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Did You Miss Us In Miami? Here’s A Recap of What Went Down!

The Miami International Boat Show was a huge success for the Atlantic Cruising Yachts team! It took place February 15-19 at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, with eager guests touring the 11 models that were on display, including both Fountaine Pajot catamarans and Jeanneau monohulls. The weather was wonderful, and the show had a great turnout, seeing crowds well into the thousands. We were even lucky enough to deliver yachts to some of our incredible customers during the show!

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 and 490 Awarded “Innovation Award” at the Miami Boat Show!

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 has been a testament to the innovation and dedication of the Jeanneau brand, having already collected four large awards this year for her clever design that allows for greater ease of movement onboard. Most recently, the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 was awarded the Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show last week! She has been seducing juries with her “welcoming, seaworthy spirit: at once cozy and sporty, masculine and feminine,” since her introduction.

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Atlantic Cruising Yachts Will Represent Jeanneau in Florida

ACY Will Acquire Florida Yacht Group,
Marty Naegelin to Become National Sales Director


ANNAPOLIS, MD, January 30, 2018 — Atlantic Cruising Yachts has reached an agreement to acquire Florida Yacht Group and represent the Jeanneau brand in the Florida market, effective February 1, 2018, according to an agreement announced by both companies.

Headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, Atlantic Cruising Yachts is one of the largest sailing yacht dealerships in North America, the largest Fountaine Pajot dealer worldwide, and one of the top Jeanneau dealers in North America. The company believes the expansion will be a major benefit for yacht owners, improving availability and delivery timelines for new Jeanneau yachts, due to Atlantic Cruising Yachts’ size and strong relationship with manufacturers.

“We believe this transaction will have a major, positive impact on the sailing yacht industry, especially on the East Coast and we predict that within two years, Jeanneau will become the top-selling brand in the newly combined territories. We are excited about the future of Atlantic Cruising Yachts and Jeanneau,” said Christian Bent, president of Atlantic Cruising Yachts.Continue Reading…