Don Gilman

Yacht Broker

Don grew up fishing, surfing and boating the waters off Palm Beach and cruising extensively throughout the Bahamas. After working in the Film Business, Wall Street and New York Real Estate, he joined the family Yacht Brokerage business in 1990. He oversaw the expansion of the brokerage business to six offices at one point and led it to become the exclusive East Coast Distributor for Horizon Yachts in Taiwan for ten years. The latter resulted in building and importing 43 projects (62'-130') at valued over $200M. Don also holds a USCG 100 Ton Captain's license and has worked on commercial environmental projects like the BP Oil cleanup in the Gulf, Snook Islands II in the ICW Lake Worth and Storm Sandy remediation in Hemstead Bay, New York. He works currently as a partner at Gil-Ric Marine (involved in yacht maintenance, charter and training). He is also active as one of Gilman Yachts of Fort Lauderdale's seasoned salesmen.

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