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About us Ocean Independence: More years of marine expertise than any other brokerage company

Our company profile Ocean Independence provides unforgettable experiences

With 14 offices around the globe and over 120 Team members, we are committed to providing outstanding service quality with an unmatched level of personal attention, anywhere in the world and at a moment’s notice.

Dedicated to making people happy and sharing our passion for yachting, the Ocean Independence family delivers unrivalled quality in every aspect of our services. Whether this is brokerage, new build and yacht management, or booking a charter from the world’s largest fleet of luxury crewed charter yachts, our own compass and in-depth understanding of the yachting market allows us to provide easy access to high-end customer solutions.

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What Sets Us Apart

With over 500 yachts sold to date and the world’s largest fleet of crewed luxury yachts for charter, here at Ocean Independence we are committed to going above and beyond to provide the ultimate in quality to make your yachting fantasies an effortless reality.

500+ Yachts Sold

€4BN Yacht Sales Revenue

750+ Charter contracts per year

80+ Yachts in charter fleet

14 Offices around the world

120+ Team members

Our team Providing passion and the pursuit of excellence

Multifaceted, professional and informed on every aspect of superyacht sales, charter, marketing and management, the global Team at Ocean Independence encompasses 26 nationalities, 23 languages, and a vast portfolio of expertise. What unites us is our passion for yachting and for excellence.

Meet the team
Ocean Independence team

Our History A reputation for transparency, integrity and stability

Founded over a decade ago, by Peter Hürzeler and Nicholas Dean, Ocean Independence has quickly developed a reputation for transparency, integrity, stability and excellence. Despite being the youngest key player in the industry, the business has consistently performed as one of the top three most successful yacht brokerage companies since 2009 and is the market leader for the number of sales and purchase transactions per broker.


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Ocean Cruise AG founded

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Ocean Cruise acquire Velonà Yachting and merge with SEA Independence, becoming Ocean Independence

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Acquisition of Cavendish White

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Acquisition of Primo Yacht




Küsnacht office opens as the new global headquarters for Ocean Independence and Ocean Management

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Expansion of US office in Ft Lauderdale

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Refresh of Ocean Independence brand and launch of yachting lifestyle publication PURSUIT

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Acquisition of Seanergy, Hong Kong

Industry associations Working to industry standards so you know you are in safe hands

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Need help or advice?

The yachting journey can be complex with many decisions to be made. Get in touch with Ocean Independence, and one of our specialist consultants will help you make the right choices.

As a truly global company with 14 offices worldwide, we’re available 24/7 to help with any enquiries.

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