Sell Your Yacht | NW Explorations




We’ve sold $28,300,000 in yachts in the last six years alone and nearly all of our customers are repeat customers. Why? Because they trust our expertise and know our top priority is always the customer and their needs.


When you sell your yacht through us, we’ll take care of everything:

  • Pricing, meetings, and negotiations
  • Yacht survey prior to listing
  • Photography and marketing
  • Maintenance and repairs for vessels moored on our Bellingham docks
  • We’ll even help you find a new yacht!




Ken Bowles, Seattle WA

Growing up around boats, Ken has cruised the Intracoastal Waterway, sailed the Bahamas and Virgin Islands and spent that last 20 years enjoying the amazing cruising grounds of the Salish Sea. He and his wife have raised three daughters on the two Grand Banks they have owned since arriving in the PNW. Ken holds a Coast Guard OUPV license.

Fun Fact: Ken entered the boating life at the age of 5 on east coast lakes aboard his family’s Catalina 30 houseboat—basically a tiny mobile home on an aluminum hull with a Johnson 40hp outboard stuck on the stern.

Contact: 206-554-1642 or

Scott Blake, Bellingham WA

Scott has been with our company for 25 years, has been to the Grand Banks factory many times in the past, has run boats and enjoyed our flotillas from San Diego to Prince William Sound and has helped hundreds of customers buy and sell Grand Banks and other cruising yachts.

Fun Fact: Scott bought his first GB at 27, then being afflicted so young, bought five more of various sizes and models over the lasts 25 years.

Contact: 360-961-7028 or

Randy Nulle, Bellingham WA

Randy started sailing in Newport Beach, CA in the 70s. He has worked as a delivery skipper and sailing instructor. He has raced in two Trans Pac races as well as races and deliveries from Mexico to British Columbia. He has transited the Panama Canal and sailed the South Pacific. He’s a 40 year veteran of the boating industry and has spent equal time in both the power and sail industries.

Fun Fact: Randy was part of a team that delivered the first ever charter boats to the kingdom of Tonga. The trip in three identical boats from Tampa, FL to Tonga was over 8,000 miles and took 10 weeks!

Contact: 360-920-3178 or

Steve Nordtvedt, Bellingham WA

Steve first worked at Uniflite, rising to division GM. He was CEO of Nordic Yachts, builder of sailing & power yachts. He was PM at Dakota Creek Ind., building high-speed ferries. Steve joined Titan Corp as Program Manager, building X-Craft, an advanced technology ship for the US Navy, 272-ft 50-knot catamaran. Currently, he supports the owners of the many vessels he has enjoyed building.

Fun Fact: Born during the Battle of Midway, Steve is convinced his arrival on this earth was the key factor in turning the tide of war in the Pacific.

Contact: 360-223-2399 or

Rob Bombardir, Powell River BC

Rob has always loved boats and people, and lives in one of the most beautiful places in the world; on the door step to Desolation sound. Buying his first boat at 18 yrs old, Rob has always been on the water, which made it a very easy decision for him to come and work with NW explorations.

Fun Fact: Rob likes to sing country music and can do a mean Donald Duck imitation.

Contact: 604-483-6905 or