Charles owned and operated his first boat on Long Island Sound when he was 14 years old. He joined the U.S. Power Squadron in 1974 and is a certified Boating Safety and Marine Electrical Systems instructor for that organization today.
Charles and his wife have lived aboard a 2010 50’ Jefferson Motor Yacht “Overseas Office” for the past 3 years, which they maintain themselves. The couple also enjoys patrolling the IntraCoastal Waterway as Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office volunteers. Charles holds a USCG Master 100 Ton license. When not working on a yacht purchase or sale, he applies his knowledge to training new members of boat rental clubs and captaining a charter yacht.
In addition to this significant boating involvement and experience, Charles has over 30 years of experience in high tech international sales. Serving as VP of Worldwide Sales he has sold millions of dollars of telecom products around the world for multiple companies. He now applies all of this experience to assisting clients buying and selling yachts. Charles combines his marine industry knowledge and sales know-how to provide clients the highest level of professional services.
"How to Prepare Your Boat to Sell Quickly" | by Charles Giambalvo