An award winning broker, Matthew Stone has devoted more than half of his lifetime to the yachting industry and brings a wealth of knowledge to the company. Growing up in South Florida, Matthew realized at an early age that he belonged on the water; he turned his biggest passion into his career and it is paying off. In 2020, he was nominated for the coveted IYBA “Outstanding Young Professionals in Yachting” award. In both 2018 and 2019, he earned “Broker of the Year” at the leading boutique firm where he originally made the transition from yacht captain to yacht broker in 2015. His growth continues to accelerate now representing IYC, one of the largest and most reputable global brands in yachting.
Matthew remains deeply committed to continuing education and has a particular passion for new construction builds. He has spent time touring most of the world’s leading international shipyards including Lurssen, Feadship, Heesen, San Lorenzo, Baglietto, and Benetti to name a few, all while sharpening his skillset to meet his clients’ growing needs. He has pledged to leave his mark on the industry. Matthew is a regular on AWE’s networks television series “Selling Yachts” and has been featured in a variety of industry magazine publications.