Why Oceanic

Oceanic Is a Full Service Brokerage Firm

Oceanic Yacht Sales, founded in 1991 by John Baier, is a leader in yacht sales, yacht brokerage and new construction management throughout the United States and abroad. Over the years Oceanic Yacht Sales has represented hundreds of buyers and sellers with integrity, professionalism and unparalleled service in complex and highly confidential transactions. Whether customers are preparing to advance into their next yacht or buy their first boat, time after time, they trust our sales staff for world class results.

Grand Banks Yacht Specialists

Prior to Grand Banks Yachts changing their business model to only a few factory owned stores, Oceanic was Grand Banks’ exclusive Authorized Northern California and Nevada Dealer from 1991 through 2015, which made Oceanic one of the oldest dealers in their worldwide network. Consequently, we are specialists in the U.S. pre-owned Grand Banks market for both buyers and sellers, regardless of model or size. And as always, Oceanic continues to have the resources to find our clients the perfect merger between luxury, performance and value no matter what yacht is right for you.

Client Services

We are proud that an overwhelming portion of Oceanic Yacht Sales’ business is derived from returning customers. Whether looking to enjoy yachting in new ways or new locations, customers rely on our staff’s knowledge and expertise in a variety of areas. With a strong, worldwide network of active buyers, sellers and other marine professionals, we are well suited to deliver unsurpassed service to each and every client. Another significant portion of business comes from referrals. These references represent a strong endorsement of the quality and complete professionalism provided by our brokers. We are eager to offer you customer recommendations that can speak to the superior level of skill for which Oceanic has set the standard.

Our Marketing

With detailed and uncompromising advertising on international industry websites, Oceanic’s own company website, local and regional publications and a sophisticated direct mail campaign, you can be assured your listing will receive maximum marketing exposure. Modern graphic designers, webmasters, experienced photographic personnel and seasoned marine professionals form the team to collaborate on each listing to ensure that your yacht will have the greatest impact on the market while our network of clients and marine experts allow our brokerage experts unequalled access to find qualified buyers for your listing.


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Sausalito, California

At Clipper Yacht Harbor in Sausalito you will find Oceanic’s office and 500 feet of sales docks in the center of Sausalito’s maritime district. Boaters have at their convenience a fuel dock, boat yard, marine service centers, a launching ramp, tackle store, guest docks, restaurants and several marine retailers. No other brokerage offers the location, high visibility and traffic that Oceanic enjoys, all of which can have significant impact on the success of your listing.

Sag Harbor, New York

In the heart of the Hamptons, one of the most prestigious international yachting cultures in the world.

Oceanic clientele now have not only west coast inventory to select from but also the considerable inventory found on the eastern seaboard. Buyers can easily purchase their boat on either coast, cruise local waters and then ship their yacht to the opposite coast for additional cruising grounds. All of this can take place seamlessly under the guidance of an Oceanic broker.