Welcome to North Point Yacht Sales
North Point Yacht Sales is passionate about boating. Whether you are a sailor or a power cruiser, a buyer or a seller, we have the knowledge to produce the results you are looking for.
North Point Yacht Sales specializes in the finest boat lines including J/Boats, Dufour Yachts, MJM Yachts, Alerion Yachts and Southport Boats. We also maintain a large inventory of quality brokerage boats.
Call us today, or stop by any of our locations and let us show you why we are a trusted source for knowledgeable service and advice.
~Ken & Jennifer Comerford and the Entire NPYS Team
North Point Hot Topics
Corinthian Sailing- Critical to the Growth of the Sport
(Boston, MA)- According to Heather Gregg-Earl, “no victory is sweeter than one you win with friends!” In the world of one design sailing today, those words have special meaning. With so many professional teams racing across so many one-design classes in the US these days, the Corinthian team (all Group 1’s per ISAF classification, no professionally paid sailors on board) is becoming a rare bird. Many one-design fleets are finding themselves now with about 3/4 of the fleet categorized as professional teams with a small contingent, a fourth, being sailing by Corinthian teams. However, it’s critical to the growth of the ...
SAILING J/88 Review
(Port Washington, Wisconsin)- “The latest midsized racer-cruiser from J/Boats offers exhilarating performance in a family-friendly package. I have been fortunate to sail most models in the J/Boat family and I confess, I like them all. The new J/88 is an ideal blend of what makes the J/Boat brand so enduring,” said John Kretschmer from SAILING Magazine. “Falling neatly between the J/70 and J/111, the 88 might be labeled midsize if it were an automobile, but no matter what you call it, the J/Boat design and build team found the sweet spot with this 29-foot family daysailer and racer. It's a J, ...
Welcome Jim Dean – Newest Yacht Broker at North Point
North Point Yacht Sales welcomes Jim Dean as our newest Yacht Broker! Jimmy Dean started sailing Hobie Cats at six years of age on a lake in northwest New Jersey. His passion for boating, whether it be sail or power, has been in his blood ever since. Jimmy moved to the Annapolis area in 1994, and has owned a variety of power boats, and has kept up his sailing skills by teaming up over the years with friends in the Annapolis “Wednesday Night Races.” You will often find Jim, his wife, and three young sons spending a weekend day on their beloved ...
Jet Thrusters – Thinking Outside of the Tube
In the most recent Dufour 560 we sold, it became clear we needed a new solution for boat handling, and control due to the sheer size of the boat. Though the highly refined rudder and keel back down and pivot much better than on other boats her size, having a helping hand in a bow thruster makes docking stress free. Due to the efficient hull shape aimed at the best sailing characteristics in their class, Dufours tend to have shallow forward hull sections. This would result in moving a typical “tunnel” style thruster far back in the bow, reducing leverage and ...