Paul Burgess

Secretary
Paul Burgess

Originally from London, UK, Paul is Director of Americas for Princess Yachts limited. Having resided in South Florida for over 9 years he has previously overseen and managed distributors for Sunseeker Yachts. With a huge wealth of knowledge, contacts and experience spanning over 24 years in sales, marketing and management in the marine business at professional Yacht broker and company executive level, managing projects all over the World, Paul has been recognized as top performing sales broker and industry professional. Paul moved on to be instrumental in the business development of company structures, offices and local marinas in numerous countries for Sunseeker. Having personally handled over 300 new constructions, as well as representing more than half a Billion US$ of brokerage business for multiple brands up to and exceeding 150+ ft, Paul brings a wealth of product knowledge and international experience to assist with all his customers requirements.

As well as Europe and USA, Paul lived in Asia for 6 years where he has represented sales and project managed both new and pre-owned sales for a number of leading marine manufactures including Princess, Riva, San Lorenzo, Azimut, Benetti, Hessen and many other manufactures over this time. Paul has acquired a very in depth, diverse and broad knowledge of the marine industry, multiple brands and its piers.

Currently a board director of IYBA (International Yacht Brokers association) he enjoys dedicating time and energy to a number of committees as well as Chairing the Advertising and PR Committee. His wealth of knowledge assists to further enhance and support the largest group of yachting professionals in the world! An avid boater, Paul has been blessed to cruise and experience many cruising grounds all over the world, having always owned boats, whether it is pleasure or sailing and waterskiing competitively, his passion is seen in his desire to perform on the water.

Now settled in Fort Lauderdale, Paul lives with his wife and 3 year old daughter.