Yacht Broker Wayne Helms
Wayne Helms was born and reared in south Texas, where after many years as an avid
sailor he entered the yachting business in 1980 as a brokerage owner and new-boat
builder and importer of yachts from Taiwan, France, and Italy. In 1987 he served as
captain aboard the Rafael , which won the Bacardi Cup, at that time the longest
sailboat race in the U. S.
Wayne relocated to Ft. Lauderdale in 1987, where he has served as owner/president of
both domestic and international yacht brokerages and new-boat dealerships, as well as
distributor for several well-known power and sail brands. He currently works as a
consultant on many custom and new-build projects here and abroad. He was a
founding partner of Peer Gynt Yachts, and most recently established Soluna Yachts, the
new line of down-east coupes built in Turkey.
Wayne will put his extensive experience and expertise to work for you. Contact him at
954-647-1211 or Wayne@OYIglobal.com.