First Name: Charlotte
Last Name: Kinkade
Company Name: East Coast Yacht Sales
Type: Professional Member - Non Florida Broker
Licensed Broker: No

  • Growing up in Kennebunk, Maine, Charlotte has spent most of her life on the water. Her mother taught her how to sail on a wooden boat her grandfather built and she has spent every summer since racing around the buoys aboard dinghies and big boats along the coast of New England. She holds a 100 Ton USCG license as well as a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a focus in American Public Policy and Constitutional Law from St. Mary’s College in Maryland.
  • During her summers off from college, Charlotte taught at and managed the junior sailing program at SailMaine - a Community Sailing Non-Profit. After earning her degree, she worked as a project and permitting coordinator for a New England Utility Constructors. Trading in her hardhat to return to life on the water, Charlotte took her STCW-95 and went to work on private yachts and joined the crew at True Course Yachting as a First Mate, detailer and Service Manager. She then moved back to Maine full-time to manage Tidemark Corporations premiere transient destination and seasonal slip marina in Kennebunkport. During her tenure at Chicks, the marina was awarded the MarinaLife third and then second best small marina in the US and the Elite Fleet and Boaters’ Choice awards from and Dockwa, both for a five-star customer experience!
  • She is an ABBRA (American Boat Builders & Repairers Association) certified Marine Service Manager; executive board member of the Maine Marine Trades Association and Gulf of Maine Ocean Racing Association. Charlotte has done extensive one-design racing throughout the United States- most recently campaigning J24s. She is a boat owner and active member of the Portland Yacht Club, in Falmouth, Maine. Her passion for quality customer service and connecting with people in the yachting industry led her to join the sales team with East Coast Yacht Sales. She's a leader in new boat sales, with the highest number of units sold and dollars transacted for their most popular product line. Every new build and brokerage transaction is personal with Charlotte - She's educating, advocating and adding value with every deal.