Meet the Crew

Meet The Crew

Tony Valente

Tony Valente has been in the yacht service and sales industry for over 25 years. After his discharge from the USMC in 1985, Tony moved from New Jersey to Southern California and attended the College of Oceaneering in Wilmington, CA. 

After completing his certification he began under water welding and hull cleaning. Inspired by the motivation to support his growing family, he began to expand his business by adding several services to his skill set, and eventually incorporated sales in 2007. 

Tony’s character, integrity, and exceptional work ethic are affirmed by the many testimonials of his highly-respected clients.

Contact Tony:

(714) 717-7221

pysyachtsales@gmail.com

Andrew Pereira

Andrew has been an entrepreneur from his early 20s. Combining his business acumen and his passion for fishing, Andrew partnered in Stoked on Fishing, Inc. where he captains the Stoked on Fishing Yacht and has been the business manager of the Stoked on Fishing TV show on Fox Sports since its inception.

 

Andrew offers a unique and fun perspective to his clients as they find the perfect match to fit their needs. 

Contact Andrew:
(909) 560-2394
Andrew@stokedonfishing.com

Rick Hancock

Rick has been involved in inshore and offshore racing for over 40 years.

 

He holds membership with Balboa Yacht Club and American Legion Yacht Club.

 

He’s lived in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach most of his life until his recent move to Lido peninsula.

He has had a successful and extensive career in sales as a business owner and sales consultant for Fortune 100 companies. 

Combining his expertise in boating and sales makes him relatable and competent to represent his clients.

Contact Rick:
(213) 361-9351
Rwenterprises001@gmail.com

David Brown

David has been involved with boats since his high-school youth. 

He is a yacht captain and owner of a yacht management company, as well as Wully Bully products.

 

He has held a 100-ton Masters’ license since 1995, making numerous trips along the southern and northern coast of California and Mexico.  

David’s clients can feel secure and confident in his seasoned knowledge and expertise.

Blake Velilla

Blake was born with a passion for the ocean. He grew up surfing and fishing up and down the west coast. 

Due to his father’s yacht maintenance company, boats became second nature. He has cleaned, painted and repaired boats since childhood. 

After obtaining his captain’s license, Blake has helmed vessels for the Navy.

Blake's passion for yachts and the ocean gives his clients a unique advantage when buying or selling their boat.

Shar Martin

Shar Martin was born in Toronto Canada.  

 

It was in college that Shar began to plan her exodus from Canada to the long warm summers of Southern California. At twenty-six she packed up, drove west across the US and never looked back.

 

A relentless businesswoman on a path to carve her own destiny, she launched Go2Girl, her personal vision for lifestyle management. Employing her wealth of experience and contacts amassed over almost twenty years in the entertainment industry, and relying on her passion for travel, fining dining, art, event planning and organization, she acquired her sales license for yachts and joined the PYS Team in 2015 with her newest passion, for all things marine-like.

Blake was born with a passion for the ocean. He grew up surfing and fishing up and down the west coast. 

Due to his father’s yacht maintenance company, boats became second nature. He has cleaned, painted and repaired boats since childhood. 

After obtaining his captain’s license, Blake has helmed vessels for the Navy.

Blake's passion for yachts and the ocean gives his clients a unique advantage when buying or selling their boat.

David Brown

David has been involved with boats since his high-school youth. 

He is a yacht captain and owner of a yacht management company, as well as Wully Bully products.

 

He has held a 100-ton Masters’ license since 1995, making numerous trips along the southern and northern coast of California and Mexico.  

David’s clients can feel secure and confident in his seasoned knowledge and expertise.

Blake Velilla

Blake was born with a passion for the ocean. He grew up surfing and fishing up and down the west coast. 

Due to his father’s yacht maintenance company, boats became second nature. He has cleaned, painted and repaired boats since childhood. 

After obtaining his captain’s license, Blake has helmed vessels for the Navy.

Blake's passion for yachts and the ocean gives his clients a unique advantage when buying or selling their boat.

Shar Martin

Shar Martin was born in Toronto Canada.  

 

It was in college that Shar began to plan her exodus from Canada to the long warm summers of Southern California. At twenty-six she packed up, drove west across the US and never looked back.

 

A relentless businesswoman on a path to carve her own destiny, she launched Go2Girl, her personal vision for lifestyle management. Employing her wealth of experience and contacts amassed over almost twenty years in the entertainment industry, and relying on her passion for travel, fining dining, art, event planning and organization, she acquired her sales license for yachts and joined the PYS Team in 2015 with her newest passion, for all things marine-like.

David Brown

David has been involved with boats since his high-school youth. 

He is a yacht captain and owner of a yacht management company, as well as Wully Bully products.

 

He has held a 100-ton Masters’ license since 1995, making numerous trips along the southern and northern coast of California and Mexico.  

David’s clients can feel secure and confident in his seasoned knowledge and expertise.

Contact David:
(949) 295-3297
Outtosea@pacbell.net

Blake Velilla

Blake was born with a passion for the ocean. He grew up surfing and fishing up and down the west coast. 

Due to his father’s yacht maintenance company, boats became second nature. He has cleaned, painted and repaired boats since childhood. 

After obtaining his captain’s license, Blake has helmed vessels for the Navy.

Blake's passion for yachts and the ocean gives his clients a unique advantage when buying or selling their boat.

Contact Blake:
(714) 793-3525
BlakesMarine@gmail.com

Shar Martin

Shar Martin was born in Toronto Canada.  

 

It was in college that Shar began to plan her exodus from Canada to the long warm summers of Southern California. At twenty-six she packed up, drove west across the US and never looked back.

 

A relentless businesswoman on a path to carve her own destiny, she launched Go2Girl, her personal vision for lifestyle management. Employing her wealth of experience and contacts amassed over almost twenty years in the entertainment industry, and relying on her passion for travel, fining dining, art, event planning and organization, she acquired her sales license for yachts and joined the PYS Team in 2015 with her newest passion, for all things marine-like.

Contact Shar:
(310) 420-9382
SharMartin@mail.com

Scott Seaton

Scott is a Southern California native and lifelong boater.

Scott has a variety of areas of expertise to assist his clients in meeting their needs.

 

He and his wife have successfully managed Peter’s Landing Marina in Huntington Harbour for 21 years.

 

He has over 16 years of yacht sales' experience, as well as having many years of orchestrating boat deliveries and operational instruction for many 

Novices.

 

Scott’s clients have the security of knowing they are in good hands. 

 

Contact Scott:

(714) 357-6524
shs244@gmail.com