Nick Shields / Yacht Broker
Nick’s introduction to boating began early with his father, an avid boater and fisherman. As he grew up, so did his love for the sea and boating. After graduating from college with a degree in Oceanographic Technologies / Marine Engineering. Nick’s 40-year career has taken him all over the world working in several areas of the marine industry. His extensive experience on vessels engaged in oil & gas exploration, satellite communications, civil/marine engineering as well as cruise/ferry and commercial maritime provides a professional depth of experience.
A powerboater at heart, Nick lives aboard his 48’ Ocean Motor yacht with his wife, Sharon and enjoys spending any spare time fishing on his 28’ Glacier Bay Powercat. Being a yacht owner and living aboard himself, he is very experienced with the lifestyle, operations and maintenance on all types of boats.
Whether you are buying or selling, Nick is an experienced and trusted advisor. He can help you find the right boat, lessen the headaches and hassles boat buying. He will help you avoid costly mistakes so you can make a confident decision. Nick takes buyers through the practical steps necessary to make their yachting dreams come true while paying attention to all the details.