Our 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

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... 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... 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... 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... more

Bill Haynie

Yacht Broker
Cell:  (843) 813-3613

Bill grew up in Charleston, SC, in a family full of sailors on both sides. Throughout middle school and high school, he progressed from racing dinghies in the river to keelboats in the harbor. After a brief stint in business school,... 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

Yacht Broker
Cell: (802) 343-8765


Steve grew up in New Jersey and learned to sail at the Raritan Yacht Club racing Blue Jays. He always had a keen interest in boats and worked in... more

Chet Hartshorn

Yacht Broker
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... more

Miles David

Yacht Broker
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... more

Amy Rose

Office Manager
(401) 683-6070
Amy's appreciation for life on the water developed while cruising through the Med, Europe, the Caribbean and Long Island Sound on family-owned SHAITAN, a Sparkman & Stephens-designed Swan 65.

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