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POP Yachts Funds Clean-up of 500 Pounds of Ocean Garbage

By Scott McNally

August 30, 2019


POP Yachts, headquartered out of Sarasota, FL but operating across 40+ states, formally announced on August 30th that it will help fund the ongoing effort aimed at cleaning up our oceans that is being spearheaded by fellow Florida-based organization 4ocean.

4ocean was founded in 2017 to combat the massive amount of garbage currently in and being added to our oceans. 4ocean sells bracelets and other products made from recycled materials and uses a portion of those proceeds to fund the clea...
POP Yachts Funds Clean-up of 500 Pounds of Ocean Garbage

POP Yachts Makes Donation Commitment to Make-A-Wish®

By Scott McNally

April 30, 2018


POP Yachts has committed to donating $10,000 this year (2018) to the Southern Florida chapter of Make-A-Wish®.

"In 2015, the director of our local Make-A-Wish spoke to a group I was a part of," said co-owner Nick Owens. "That talk literally changed my life. Since that day, I've served as a volunteer for our local Make-A-Wish chapter. I'm pleased to be able to have my company participate in supporting such an overwhelmingly positive cause."

POP Yachts is also opening ...
POP Yachts Makes Donation Commitment to Make-A-Wish®

Meet the Staff: Q&A: Bernie Peacock

By Megan Toale

August 2, 2016


Bernie Peacock

Senior Broker

Resides: Sarasota, Florida.

Years with POP Yachts: 5 years this past May.

Family: I have two kids. My son is 35 and works for Sprint in Northern Va. and my daughter is 20 and attends St. Leo University.

Q. When did you first get into boating?
I'm originally from Maryland, so I grew up around boats and have always lived near the water.

Q. How did you get started with POP Yachts?
I am not sure. I think I saw something online. Did a phone interv...
Meet the Staff: Q&A: Bernie Peacock

Meet the Staff: Q&A: Mike Hatcher

By Megan Toale

June 16, 2016


Mike Hatcher

Senior Broker

Territory: Eastern Florida

Resides: Edgewater, FL

Years with POP Yachts: 5 1/2 years

Family: Married for 41 years, 2 kids, one 37 and one 26.

Q. What is your position with POP Yachts?
I am a licensed broker for Florida and also I am a senior broker for Pop Yachts.

Q. How did you get into selling boats?
I have always loved boating and offshore fishing and I used to buy and sell boats as a hobby and that is how we met.

Q. Where is your f...
Meet the Staff: Q&A: Mike Hatcher

Meet the Staff: Q&A: Kevin Stigall

By Megan Toale

May 23, 2016


Kevin Stigall

Senior Broker

Resides: Coloma, CA - Tucked on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. Right where gold was discovered back in 1849!

Years with POP Yachts: 6 years.

Family: Married with a 3 year old girl and a 1 year old boy.

Q. How did you end up in the Yacht Broker business?
My passion for being in the nautical world didn't really take off until my years in the US Navy. As one of the 5 navigators aboard the USS Taylor, I learne...
Meet the Staff: Q&A: Kevin Stigall

What Your Compass Rose Is Really Saying!

By Bobby Brown

February 8, 2016


If you could have only one navigation aide on your boat, it should be a compass. A compass is a tool used for navigation that points to the magnetic north. Almost every boat built today comes standard with a compass. In order for you to read your compass, you need to understand the 32 points of the compass rose. This way you will always be able to return to your starting point. The purpose of this blog is to help you understand what your compass rose is telling you.

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What Your Compass Rose Is Really Saying!
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