Smith Yacht Sales Team

Eric Smith - Yacht Broker

 J. Eric Smith, CPYB

Eric has been in the marine industry since 1990. He has worked for two premier yacht yards on Cape Cod and has worked in yacht sales since 1995 winning awards from Back Cove, Sabre and Hatteras Yachts. Eric holds his Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) designation as well as 100 Ton Master Captain's License, is a member of the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association and a graduate of Providence College. He is versed in all aspects of the transaction including surveys, tax laws, market valuations, marine finance and insurance as well as contract negotiations. Eric and his wife Torrey live in the Boston area with their daughter Madeline.

Cell: 617-645-5286


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Meet  our Flagship Office broker Dana Brandt! Dana is a veteran broker, having been with Smith Yachts Sales for over ten years!  As our leading broker, Dana year after year continues to grow his business,  customer base and the Smith Yacht Sales network! Dana works out of our Hingham Shipyard Marinas office and is a resident of the South Shore, so if you are in need of a local broker, Boston to Cape Cod, Dana is a great choice! Dana's professional roots are in the automotive and marine aftermarket business. Dana and his wife live in Plymouth, MA, and share a passion for boating that began (for those who may remember) with a build-it-yourself skiff from Armstrong Boats in Norwell, MA. Since those days a few boats have come and gone, and many hours have been logged sharing adventures and creating memories investigating the waters of Cape Cod and the islands!

Cell: 508-728-5756


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Kyle grew up boating with his family and has turned his passion for the water in to a career. After graduating from Flagler College in St. Augustine FL, Kyle operated a sailing school and captained a 52' Hinckley. Many of his summers were spent tuna fishing; running a 39' express Hatteras out of the Wentworth Marina in New Castle NH. During the past 15 years Kyle worked as Operations Manager for a full service yacht yard and managing a yacht brokerage. Because of his vast experience and knowledge Kyle has a great knack for matching his clients with the appropriate vessel. With strong ties to the NH Seacoast and his outstanding customer service Kyle has developed many long-term relationships and enjoys much repeat business in the brokerage industry. In his free time Kyle enjoys fishing, sailing and watching his kids play sports. Kyle lives in Durham NH with his wife Kelli and their children. 

Cell:  603-767-2183


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With years of experience in the Marine Industry, Vinny joins Smith Yacht Sales with tremendous knowledge and expertise! Vinny owned and operated his own Marina for nearly 30 years and is currently the Sales and Service Manager here at the Hingham Shipard Marina.  Vinny is also the owner of Black Diamond Marine Service and Yacht Sales. Vinny's decision to join the Smith Yacht Sales brokerage team stems from his desire to increase buying and selling opportunities for his valued customers. If you ever see Vinny not working, he will most likely be out boating, golfing or lounging by his pool with his lovely wife Cathy, his 3 grown sons and his many delightful grandchildren. Welcome aboard Vinny!

Cell: 617-827-1391

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Scott Spencer
After working for over 25 years in the world of corporate sales, Scott decided it was time to do what he loved. Having grown up around boats his entire life, he and his beautiful wife agreed that a change of pace was in order. Scott enjoys everything about the outdoors. Boating, skiing, fishing, hunting, gardening and golf are just a few of his pastimes. Scott and his teenage son share an affinity for their "camp" in the middle of nowhere in Maine. You'll find Scott at our new satellite office located at Great Bay Marine in Newington, NH where he is the Smith Yacht Sales broker at-large! We think you'll find him readily accessbile with a  relaxed style - he can often be heard saying "this isn't a job, it's a lifestyle".
Cell:  603-361-6224


Dave Folsom
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Dave has over 15 years of experience in the Marine Industry. For the past 11 years, David and his family have developed Sunset Bay Marina (Hull, MA) from the ground up. With extensive experience operating Sunset Bay Marina, David has a keen talent for understanding his customers wants and needs. In a addition to his expertise in yacht brokerage, David's Marina and full service yard are able to provide Smith Yacht Sales' clients with a comprehensive boating experience with everything from slips, moorings and winter storage to paint, fiberglass, canvas and upholstery restoration to mechanical and electrical work on site. Please welcome Dave aboard!
Cell:  781-258-4894



Dan Schermerhorn

Please welcome another new broker this Fall 2018! Dan Scherman Head Shot

Having been in both the commercial and recreational side of the Marine industry and attending Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Dan has made boats his life. He is familiar with the mainstream and custom boat builders on the east coast working as a product manager for the distributor of Kohler Marine Generators and Hamilton Jet. As a result, Dan enjoys working with his customers to deliver the best possible product and that includes his work as a broker! Dan brings an array of boating knowledge to the Smith Yacht Sales' Team and we are delighted to have him! Please join us in welcoming Dan aboard!

Cell: 508-514-0164





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Please welcome Todd Fedele, our newest broker at large! Todd is a lifetime friend of Smith Yacht Sales and we have worked together with Todd on many deals in the past. Hoping to keep that excellent track record going, we invited Todd to make it official as a Smith Yacht Sales broker! Todd is a USCG licensed Captain who was born and raised on Cape Cod. He has fished and boated in these local waters his entire life. Todd also has extensive experience in both blue water and inshore angling. Nobody knows fishing and boats like Todd. His enthusiasm is contagious and it shows! Welcome aboard Todd!

Cell: 508-326-3403


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Waterfront Operations Manager/Broker:

Dan has been a boater his entire life, having grown up on the water in Hull, MA. Dan is an avid striper and tuna fisherman, although he laments that to date he has only caught one tuna. He enjoys golf and just hanging out on the beach thinking about the boats he plans to build one day! Since joining Smith Yacht Sales Dan has proven to be extremely knowledgeable about all things nautical and as he says, “It’s not work when you love what you’re doing.” 

Cell: 781-242-9527



Matt Riley

Matt has been boating since he was 7 years old, taking his maiden voyage on a 1954 18' Lyman Islander with his Dad out of the Matt Riley 9 4 19Fore River and across Hull Gut. They motored towards the South Shore of Massachusetts where he summered for the majority of his teen years. He later moved to Connecticut where he continued boating along the Connecticut shoreline. Matt's love of the water extends from swimming to fishing to boating, covering all aspects. He has an extensive sales career, and thoroughly enjoys helping people find just the right boat for their needs.


Cell: 860-305-9261




Connie Chappell

Connie is now handling our day to day office management at Smith Yacht Sales. She has an extensive business background, working for many years as a technical writer and then as a business owner in the commercial print industry. Most importantly, Smith Yacht Sales facilitated the sale of Connie and her husband's boat so easily that Connie decided to come aboard and join the team! 



Office: 781-749-9989


  Leisa Legge

Leisa Legge

Leisa drives our Smith Yacht Sales Marketing platform.  Leisa has an MBA from Suffolk University and a BS in Biology and Business from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.  She has over 30 years of business experience in both Sales and Marketing.  Her latter expertise is with small business and entrepreneurial marketing.  Leisa resides on the South Shore with her husband and their family.

Office: 781-749-9989