Our Crew

Mark LaPrade

President
Born in Worcester Mass., but arriving in St. Petersburg at age 7, Mark feels like a native at heart. Being raised in western St.Pete with a constant access to the bays and beaches it was…

Tim DeVries

Vice President
Tim DeVries' has been in the Marine Business for over 25 years. He started in his family business traveling the world setting up International Boat Dealers representing Chaparral, Tiara, Pursuit, Caravelle, Ocean Yacht, Blackfin, Rinker,…

Luke Beggs

Yacht Broker
Luke Begg's family started a Fuel Dock and Marina in John’s Pass in 1946 called Don’s Dock. He is a third generation Native of St Petersburg, Florida. After graduating Seminole High School, he served our…

Scott Tubbs

Yacht Broker
Scott Tubbs is a lifelong boater, boat owner, and water sports enthusiast. His commitments to quality and service are rooted in humble mid-western beginnings, a previous career in corporate sales & management and the United…

Dean Hallett

Finance Manager
Dean has been a Salt Water enthusiast his entire life. Growing up in New England, Dean spent his summers on the Atlantic in Pemaquid, Maine. After serving in the United States Coast Guard, Dean worked…