Herb is a veteran of the Global yachting industry and the highly regarded innovator and founder of some of yachting’s most successful American based companies including Westship now Westport Yachts, responsible for billions of dollar in yacht sales. His over 40-year career in the marine industry includes yacht design, building, sales and brokerage. His passion and goal has always been; Helping his clients realize the life changing enjoyment of the perfect boating experience.
Herb was born and raised in western Michigan where he led his family’s boating activities from and a small Grandville boat sales company to become Grand Isle Marine Group one of the largest Great Lakes multiple location yacht sales and marina service companies in the Mid-West.
Herb his wife Jeanne and 3 children, have been an avid boating and yachting enthusiasts, with Herb often captaining his own yachts from the Great Lakes, Alaska to South America, through the Panama Canal, the Caribbean, throughout the Bahama’s and most of the US East coast, as well the Mediterranean.
Herb and Jeanne have been 27 year residents of Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. When not working Herb & Jeanne can be found pursuing their other passions of golf and travel.