Harris Glaser and his brother Eric own and run Midnight Express Center Console Boats out of Miami, Florida. Arguably one of the most infamous brands within the marine industry and the boats they make today are still every bit as special. We sit down Between Two Yeti's with Harris on the last day of the Miami Boat Show to get a quick update on all things Midnight. Check them out here http://midnightboats.com/
Thom Conboy is one of the worlds most established yacht brokers. Having been in the industry for decades he knows the in's and the out's like no one else. He is the exclusive Heesen sales rep for most of the America's and we got a chance at the 2018 Palm Beach Boat Show to sit down with him and pick his brains on the ways the industry has and is changing. You can check out all they do here https://www.heesenyachts.com/
At the Palm Boat Show earlier this year, we managed to get 30 minutes of pure Timothy Hamilton gold. Recently hired to lead the Lurssen USA sales team he is the only guy to have ever worked for the two powerhouses of the Superyacht World, Feadship and Lurssen. We talk to him about the importance of custom boat building, the US vs European markets along with his own endeavors in and out of the industry. You can keep up to date with the latest projects at the German yard over on their website...
The first in the series of 'In Bed With A Yacht Designer'. We weren't allowed to film within the hotel due to some silly policy so ... we filmed in Antonio Romano's hotel room at the Faena Hotel in Miami, during the Miami Boat Show 2018 and so started a new section of the show! Antonio Romano is one of the 3 founding partners of Hot Lab based in Milan. One of the hottest, excuse the pun, design studios in the marine industry today. We find out how they all met, how they started the company...
In the VIP tent at the Miami Boat Show we got to sit down with John Jarvie, VP of Overseas Yacht Insurance to discuss the fallout from Hurricane Irma and the in's and out's of the Insurance business. With offices in San Diego and Fort Lauderdale check them out here http://www.overseainsurance.com/
Ron Cleveringa has worked for one of the most iconic American Superyacht builders for over 18 years - Burger Boats, established in 1863. We meet up with him at the Miami Yacht Show in February to learn about their latest project, a 48 ft mini superyacht, yes thats feet not meters! Check them out here http://www.burgerboat.com/ Burger Boat Company Burger Boat Company, founded in 1863, has a long tradition of constructing an extensive variety of vessels to meet the highest expectations. Burger...
On the last day of the Miami Boat Show we ventured over to the new show location on Virginia Key. We got a chance to sit down with Ritch Ragle, Director of North America Sales for Sea Ray Boats. Searay is one of the most storied brands in the marine industry, everyone has a Searay story and it was a pleasure to learn more about the origins of the company, the direction Brunswick the owner of Searay boats is taking in 2018 and to find out more about the man himself. Check out their latest...
Earlier this year Nelson Dellis set Lee Savage a memory challenge which went surprisingly better than anyone had thought it would! Nelson Dellis is a 4 time USA Memory Champion and his new book - Remember It is out soon. Order it now here https://www.amazon.com/Remember-People-Passwords-Everything-Forget/dp/1419732560/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1535829625&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=remeber+it+nelson+dellis
As part of our husband / wife interview combo special, Clayton Swart is the other half to Aran. Clayton is a specialist in marine personal insurance and we got a chance to talk through some of the risks of not having insurance! Check them out https://mhginsurance.com/
Ladies and Gentlemen we present to you Mr Jason Blunt. We've personally known Jason for over 10 years but this interview just goes to show how little we actually know about the people we interact with day to day. Jason works at PI Marine one of the most trusted name in marine electronic integration. http://pimarine.net/
So we got the chance to sit down with the larger than life Mark Theissen at FLIBS 2017. We talk about the Star Trek quality Telemar flight deck, basketball and of course ... fashion. https://www.telemarusa.com/
We got a once in a lifetime chance to sit down with the head of the Viking Yacht company, Pat Healey at the Fort Lauderdale Boat show in November, 2017. Not only had they just sold a boat but the new owners were there celebrating as we spoke! We learn a little more about the Viking family and company but we get to know a little bit about the man behind it all. http://www.vikingyachts.com
At the FLIBS Kickoff party hosted by Fort Lauderdale Magazine at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, we got a chance to sit down with Graciela Yokana (a name Zack has considerable difficulties with!). We discuss insurance in the boating world and why its not as boring as you might think. AND ONCE AGAIN APOLOGIES FOR THE NOISE - BUT IT WAS A PARTY !!! https://www.usi.com/
At the FLIBS kickoff party we got a rare chance to get Vladimir Dan on camera to discuss the technical advances the show has undergone. Again apologies for the noise, but it was a PARTY!! https://informa.com/
We kickoff our FLIBS coverage with a series of interviews at the FLIBS Kickoff Party at the W Hotel. In this episode we sit down Between Two Yeti's with Erik Petersen, Editor of the Fort Lauderdale magazine. We discuss the ever developing city, the show and the legacy of Spring Break. Check out their magazine here http://flmag.com/
On a exceptionally hot and humid August day in 2017, we got the chance to sit down between two yeti's with Rob Mac Keen, Vice President of Service at Apex Marine Repair in Miami. We got to learn what puts them ahead of their competition as a yard and what positions them uniquely in the marine boat repair market with a full range of services and facilities. http://apexmarinesales.com/
A star is born - you're going to start seeing a lot more of this girl in the future! Caitlyn Flynn discusses how much fun her and her family have had during the Denison Rendezvous in Bimini. What she'll be wearing for the night festivities at the Rock of Ages party and educates Zack on the local cuisine. -------------- We were invited to find out what a family rendezvous was really like with the Denison team. We hoped on a plane and met them in Bimini, the Bahamas. We're glad we did! Check...
We kick off Season 3 with one of the most fun interviews we have ever done. Thank you Glynn for being a good sport and despite the ridiculous get up this is a fascinating discussion on the state of the US superyacht market. www.denisonyachtsales.com -------------- We were invited to find out what a family rendezvous was really like with the Denison team. We hoped on a plane and met them in Bimini, the Bahamas. We're glad we did! Check them out here https://www.denisonyachtsales.com/
Hands down one of the best interviews we've ever done... -------------- We were invited to find out what a family rendezvous was really like with the Denison team. We hoped on a plane and met them in Bimini, the Bahamas. We're glad we did! Check them out here https://www.denisonyachtsales.com/