After more than 30 years’ extensive experience in all aspects of the marine industry, Martin Lovell established Lovell Yachts Ltd in July 2011. His wife and co-director, Barbara, joined him in January 2017. The company, which is based in Guernsey, offers an independent and professional yacht brokerage service tailored to each client’s personal requirements.
After completing a College Diploma in Yacht & Boatyard Management at Southampton College of Higher Education in 1981, Martin returned to his family home on Guernsey and started working in the marine department of the Bachman Group, a company specialising in offshore yacht management and British registration services. He subsequently moved into the brokerage business, joining Castlemain Yacht Brokers in Guernsey before taking up the role of Boatyard Manager at Boatworks+ Ltd in Guernsey where he was actively involved in setting up an Ancasta franchise and spar / rigging subsidiary.
In 1998 he joined Channel Islands Marine / Sunseeker Channel Islands as their Guernsey Director, where he built up an enviable reputation for professional service, expert assistance and honest advice. After 13 very successful years and keen to start his own business, Martin left the company in 2011 to start Lovell Yachts Limited. He still enjoys an excellent working relationship with Sunseeker Channel Islands and the global network.
Martin is a long established member of ABYA (Association of Brokers & Yacht Agents) and, as such, the company operates in accordance with their Code of Practice.