Our Crew

Along with my long time friend, Captain Michael O’Connor, we founded Mariner’s Yacht & Ship Brokerage in September, 2006 and have assembled a group of dedicated professionals with expertise in all areas of the boating industry. We welcome you to stop by our offices and see how we can be of service to you.

— Captain Dave Gruel


Captain Dave Greuel

President | CFO | Broker of Record
Captain Dave Greuel has spent his life around boats and on the water. His father was an Air Force pilot and it’s from this background that he learned at an early age the importance of... Read More

Captain Michael O’Connor

Vice President | Assoc. Broker
I have called Dana Point home for over 30 years but my love for sailing began on the Atlantic Ocean. I was raised in Massachusetts and built my first sailboat when I was twelve. Since... Read More

Captain Loren Dee

Yacht Sales Professional
Loren has a lifelong passion and understanding of vessels of many types. Loren’s first experience on the water was at 2 weeks old, he started fishing as soon as he could hold a rod and... Read More

Tony Duarte

Yacht Sales Professional
Tony was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. He spent years on his father’s boats, both freshwater and deep sea fishing. He came to the U.S. to attend college in Texas. There, he spent his... Read More

Steve Hughson

Yacht Sales Professional
Born in "land locked" Alberta Canada I could only read about the ocean and sailing. As a child the earliest books I can remember reading were Kon Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl and then Robin Graham’s... Read More

Bob Jarvis

Yacht Sales Professional
Bob has been involved in the boating industry for the last 35 years. He is an avid fisherman, owning several boats over the years. Bob has been in boat brokerage for 17 years specializing in... Read More

Captain Dave Markley

Yacht Sales Professional | U.S.C.G. Licensed Master
My love for boating began in 1968 with a small 22’ sailboat. Over the years I have had the great pleasure to cruise and race over several thousand miles in our oceans. I have been... Read More

Dave Ulrich

Yacht Sales Professional
Dave was born in Washington DC and raised in the Chesapeake Bay area near Annapolis, Maryland. His first memory of boats was a place called The Old Wharf in south west Washington DC along the... Read More

Marty Slater

Yacht Sales Executive
Marty has always had a passion for boating and the water. Growing up on the west coast in SoCal, most of his free time was spent exploring the coast from Washinton to Mexico, surfing and... Read More

Jans Baltgalvis

Yacht Sales Professional
Jans has been on and around the ocean his entire life. Growing up in San Diego, water sports have always been front and center. Surfing, salt and freshwater fishing, water polo, swimming, wakeboarding, sailing, boating,... Read More

Anton Faicchio

Yacht Sales Professional
Growing up in Southern California Anton started working on boats during his young teens as a deckhand on several different boats, learning the ins and outs from the bottom to the top. In sophomore year... Read More