Bruce Szamier

Bruce Szamier

Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Cell: (954) 609-0307
bszamier@WellingtonYachts.com

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, fishing and scuba diving. The last activity allowed him to capture and share his love of the ocean with his world-renowned underwater photography. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and from there enjoyed a distinguished career in medical research at Harvard Medical School and the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. Bruce has been boating all his life and has managed to log over 100,000 sea miles as owner and captain on both powerboats and sailboats, with some time spent cruising in nearly every ocean of the world. This vast knowledge and extensive experience in the marine industry and his reputation for unwavering dedication to the needs of his clients has proven to be an invaluable asset to them in making their boating dreams become a reality. His family also shares his love of the water His wife Ingrid, a lifetime sailor, circumnavigated on her own 72’ sailboat and currently is a Yacht Administrator for some of the largest megayachts in the world. His daughter Margot and New Zealand-born husband Mark live in Fiji, where Mark is the NZ High Commissioner. With their three children Maia, Griffyn, and Isla, they enjoy Pacific Island living, sailing, surfing and scuba diving. Bruce, based in Ft Lauderdale, FL, The Yachting Capital of the World, will look forward to working with you on the full range of yacht ownership services, to guide you through your yachting needs.