American Yacht was founded in 1998 by Tony and Gail King and we have a combined experience of over 50 years in the charter industry.

We offer crewed yacht charters on luxury motor yachts, or sailing catamarans and mono-hulls and a wide variety of affordable captain charter vessels from over 36 carefully selected, reliable bareboat operating companies worldwide. This also includes over 2000 crewed yachts in the most popular destinations including the Mediterranean, mega yacht charters as well as Caribbean vacations and fully crewed charters in the BVI.

  • Wide variety of charter destinations around the world
  • Over 2000 selections of crewed yachts
  • Combined 50 years industry experience
  • Best yacht charter deals no matter the budget

Our Founders

Tony and Gail King


They operated their own charter yacht in the Caribbean for some years and founded the company that is now Miami-based. Gail is on the board of directors of the Charter Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA), where she chairs the Ethics committee.

Tony is a member of  the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA), the Charter Yacht Brokers Association CYBA, and also the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA). Tony’s professional resume is available for viewing on LinkedIn.

American Yacht is accredited by the Charter Yacht Society of the British Virgin Islands.

You can find profiles of Gail and Tony King, the principals in LinkedIn and Facebook, you can follow us on Twitter at @AmericanYacht, you can skype us at americanyacht1 , email us at or even better, fill out our contact form.

Christina Papadopoulos

Booking Manager

Our latest addition to the team. She brings a wealth of experience with many years of charter booking experience in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and other locations around the world. She was born and raised in Greece and completed her university studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.

She lived for many years in Boston, Massachusetts, and in Canada. She has always been interested in the International Trade industry. She worked in the Shipping industry for many years and 10 years ago she entered in the Yachting World which fascinated her at once! She owns the Absolute Yachting charter brokerage house.

She has sailed extensively through the Greek islands and the Turkish coast, thus knows the area very well. She regularly attends shows in the Med and the Caribbean.

She is an active member of the Charter Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA), the Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association (HYBA), and the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) You can find her complete profile on LinkedIn.

Our Yacht Charter Company Services

We provide our clients with vacations on a variety of charter yachts worldwide. Our charter yachts reach destinations including:

American Yacht also specializes in Special Corporate events and Weddings on Yachts in the South Florida area.

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If you have any questions about our Yachts, Charters and other Services, call us at (877) 759-8263 or contact us by email today.

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