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The N&J Difference

Our Vision

Northrop & Johnson prides itself on creating extraordinary yachting experiences by surpassing all expectations at every opportunity. Whether buying the yacht of a lifetime or chartering for a week, we understand that the time our clients invest onboard is their most precious and valued. We have no greater responsibility than ensuring that every moment is perfect, every experience is exceptional, and their every need is intuitively anticipated.

As we continue into the next decade, our vision is to be the leading brand of the global superyacht community, known as the brokerage team that drives industry change and always delivers extraordinary results.

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Marketing Powerhouse

Our business is driven by progression and innovation. We actively seek to challenge and disrupt the industry by embracing new technology and being significantly ahead of the curve. Along with our thought-leading website,, Northrop & Johnson features an array of digital tools, both client-facing and B2B, for use in our bespoke marketing strategies.

Northrop & Johnson strives to be the market leader in every digital metric, and this forward-thinking and dynamic approach resonates with younger, tech-savvy clients. Meanwhile, our dedicated in-house marketing and public relations teams have years of experience in communications with all types of marketing outlets, allowing the Northrop & Johnson name to spread across all ages and genres.

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Bespoke Experience

Our brokers and charter managers turn each client interaction, transaction and moment into an experience that surpasses all expectations. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest, most approachable and most collaborative brokerage team in the yachting arena, and we cannot overstate the importance of relationships in our business. Everything we do is of exceptional quality and value, and we work with complete honesty and transparency. We believe our clients deserve a full-service bespoke program, and we go the extra mile to ensure we deliver every time. From the first phone conversation to the private jet transfer to the unparalleled experiences onboard, we pride ourselves on providing unforgettable moments and service.

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Responsible Yachting

Northrop & Johnson is dedicated to having a positive social and environmental impact. While the effects of climate change, plastic pollution, and global poverty represent enormous challenges, we are fully committed to being proactively responsible both in the workplace and the yachting community in which we work. Our guiding policy is the United Nations Sustainability Charter, explicitly focusing on UN Sustainable Development Goal #14.

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Who We Are & Where We've Come From

With offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, Northrop & Johnson is a global superyacht firm. Our dedicated international team of brokers, yacht and charter managers, crew services and alliance with Newcoast Insurance enables us to provide our discerning clients with a comprehensive, full-service bespoke program for complete peace of mind.

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Our Heritage

Since 1949, we've served thousands of clients buy, charter or manage their yachts

Here We Are

Our yachting experts are located in yachting's hubs around the world

Innovative Synergy

Through our strategic partnerships, we can provide clients with extraordinary experiences and more