Team

Ted Hood

Managing Director
Cell: (401) 965-2727

Ted grew up in Marblehead, MA, and found himself on the water from the day he was born. His father, Ted – a man of many talents, to say the least - routinely recruited Ted and his two brothers to race offshore at a very young age... more

Miles David

Cell: (401) 338-6650
Prior to joining Wellington Yacht Partners, Miles worked for The Hinckley Company for ten years. He began his career in 2003 as Hinckley’s Marketing Sales Event Manager, and in the fall of 2005, he opened the Hinckley Yacht Brokerage office in... more

Chris Fairfax

Cell: (508) 345-1839
Chris grew up in the picturesque seaside town of South Dartmouth, MA, where he quickly developed a liking for life on the water. Following graduation from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Political Science, Chris became a licensed captain and... more

Dolf Haffenreffer IV

CPYB (Certified Professional Yacht Broker)
Cell: (401) 644-3005

Dolf is a founding Partner of Wellington Yacht Partners and a Certified Professional Yacht Broker. An active sailor out of Sakonnet Point since early childhood, he cruises and races any chance he gets. He... more

Chet Hartshorn

Cell: (401) 965-1370
Chet comes to Wellington with an ocean of experience gained from his training at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and subsequent years traveling the world as a deck officer in the Merchant Marine. Early on he acquired a sense and appreciation for... more

Murray Lord

Cell: (401) 225-6345
Murray is a founding partner of Wellington Yacht Partners. Originally from New Zealand, he grew up spending a great deal of time pursuing outdoor interests including climbing, hiking and, of course, sailing. After leaving New Zealand in 1979 and moving... more

Bob Marston

Cell: (401) 474-1275
Bob Marston has decades of experience in the marine industry, assisting owners and working with some of the most unique global marques. Most recently, Bob led the sales and customer service efforts for Gunboat, the high-performance cruising catamaran... more

John A. Perkins Jr.

Cell: (401) 965-7067
John’s love for water and boats began in childhood on Buzzard’s Bay and in the Maine waters off North Haven Island. His passion found expression in both the design of and successful competition in a variety of racing dinghies. John has made significant... more

Bruce Szamier

Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Cell: (954) 609-0307

Bruce joined Wellington Yacht Partners in 2007 with 23 years prior experience as a successful yacht broker in Ft. Lauderdale. Originally from Connecticut, he grew up pursuing interests as diverse as skiing, hiking,... more

Jim Wetherald

CPYB (Certified Professional Yacht Broker)
Cell: (401) 965-6263

Jim grew up on the water in Marblehead, Massachusetts, where boating became a way of life early on. After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in marketing, Jim became a full-time yacht... more

Amy Rose

Office Manager
(401) 683-6070
Amy joined Wellington as Office Manager upon its inception in early 2008, bringing with her a degree in Journalism from New York University and a background in sales and marketing. Her appreciation for life on the water... more

Kelly Ganser

Administrative Assistant
(401) 683-6070

A resident of Rhode Island since 2000, Kelly moved to the area from New York City, where she worked at CBS TV. She spent her first six months back in New England crewing on the 12-Metre yacht, EASTERNER. Her love of the ocean... more