Our Crew

When seeking to buy your next boat, give serious consideration to being represented by a CPYB certified yacht broker who will work solely on your behalf. As your ‘Buyer’s Agent,’ a CPYB yacht sales professional will help strengthen your position in many ways, including helping to negotiate the fairest deal possible, while saving you valuable time and, possibly, avoiding costly mistakes.

A boater since childhood, Bob Berglund has driven them all; slow trawlers, racing sailboats, opulent motor yachts and runabouts. Bob and his wife of 39 years are members of the Olympia Yacht Club and love... Read More
Kurt Kingman has a great love and passion for all things involved with the water, from fishing, to scuba diving, to cruising by both power and sail. Kurt has cruised in locations from Hawaii, to... Read More
Matt Palmer was born into a boating family and took his first boating trip in Hawaii at 6 months of age. He’s been boating ever since in everything from a wooden schooner to the latest... Read More
Dana Motlik has been enjoying life in the Pacific NW for more then twenty years. She lives with her family in beautiful Gig Harbor. Dana loves boating and anything to do with being close to... Read More
Gig Harbor based Eddie Sauthoff has been boating in Puget Sound for many years. He especially likes exploring new places with his 40′ Silverton that he keeps moored at Chinook Landing in Tacoma. Being an... Read More
Matt v was born and raised in Gig Harbor Washington and grew up boating/fishing/wakeboarding on the Puget Sound. Matt and his wife Bre are raising a family of 3 boys on Horsehead Bay in Gig... Read More
Michael Locatell CPYB founded Discovery Yachts 23 years ago to serve the Offshore and Coastal Cruising Community. Born in Oregon, Michael, spent two years in the US Army stationed in Karlsruhe Germany. After a 30... Read More
Dub has had a diverse background from grocery store owner, food brokerage owner, art gallery owner and yacht broker. Dub and his wife Susan have six grown children, several grandchildren and five great grandchildren. They... Read More
Kurt got his passion for boating from his dad. He has been boating with his family since he was very young. He had grown up racing sailboats including have been in Swiftsure several times. He... Read More
Born and raised in Tacoma,Washington in an avid boating family, Steve was running boats in South Sound on his own by age 9, brought a commercial fishing vessel down from SE Alaska at age 17... Read More
Louie has been boating, both power and sail, for 35 plus years. He has been an active member of Tacoma Yacht Club for over 25 years and lives on his boat there. Louie has cruised... Read More
Charlie grew up cruising the San Juans and Gulf Islands before commercial fishing from Alaska to Mexico. He’s also worked in yacht construction with a background in diesel mechanics and mechanical systems. Charlie currently holds... Read More
I have a strong appreciation for our waters and the very diverse selection of express cruisers, fishing boats, sailboats, high performance boats and motor yachts, all of which I have owned and traveled on our... Read More
Dale’s career started back in the 1970’s as he began making surfboards. Being near the beach and always around the water, Dale’s love for surfing quickly transferred into the world of boating as he began... Read More
Matt Partna’s boating experience began at a young age and grew into a career as he aspired to follow in his father’s footsteps as a yacht broker. As a teen, Matt assisted with boat shows... Read More
Lee Koetje’s passion for boats was passed down to him by his father.  Growing up on Whidbey Island spending most weekends and summers on his family's boats, learning his boat handling and navigation skills. With a background in both... Read More
Born in Alaska before it was a State, I've been travelling the planets' oceans and mountains since. Captain of power and sail , private and commercial. Coastal and offshore experienced. Cruised as liveaboard voyager for... Read More
Over 46 years (and counting) experience in the yacht industry, with an ongoing career spanning sailboat racing & delivery, sailing yacht & superyacht design, construction and survey, Paul is pleased to offer his expertise to... Read More
Amy grew up in California and treasures her memories with her family growing up on the water. After two decades as a health insurance broker, Amy decided to turn her career into a passion and... Read More
I have spent 45 years in the Northwest enjoying every aspect of what mother nature provides here. Hiking, fishing, snowmobiling and skiing among others. My first memory of the San Juan Islands is from age... Read More