Australia’s Premier Yacht Group
Australia’s Premier Yacht Group

About Ensign Yachts

Australia’s Premier Yacht Group


Buy or sell your yacht with complete confidence with Australia’s premier yacht group. 

Why Ensign Yachts?

It pays to use the services of Australia’s premier yacht group when you’re looking to buy or sell your next yacht.

Ensign Yachts is the exclusive Australian dealer of a selection of premium yacht brandsincluding Bavaria Yachts, Nautitech Catamarans, Tofinou, Rhea, HeySea Yachts, Wauquiez and Bering Yachts. And we deliver unparalleled access to a marketplace of yacht owners and prospective yacht owners interested in making a deal with you. 

Looking to buy? We have an extensive range of new and used yachts available and will find the perfect yacht for you.

Looking to sell? Access our extensive database of interested buyers looking to purchase your yacht at the right price.

Our History

Established in 1980, Ensign Yachts has grown to become the premier yacht group in Australia, with hundreds of listings at any one time on our Australian and global databases. With a presence across Australia, including the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Mosman and Pittwater in NSW, the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria and Fremantle in WA, our operation is more extensive than any other yacht business in the country. 

In 2019, the Ensign Yachts Group welcomed new management and corporate ownership with experienced businessman and sailor Sean Rush teaming up with long-term director Andy Howden. Under Sean and Andy’s leadership, Ensign Yachts has earned a reputation for professionalism and has consolidated its position as Australia’s premier yacht group and exclusive dealer of premium yacht brands. 

How We Operate

At Ensign, we’re continually evolving our business to deliver the best all-round experience when buying or selling your yacht. We pride ourselves on listening carefully to each client’s requirements so we can source the perfect yacht for you.

Our professional sales team have vast experience in the marine industry and use innovative strategies to achieve exceptional results for our clients.

At Ensign Yachts, we conduct our business to the highest ethical standards. In adopting these standards, we protect the interests of the yachting public when they purchase or sell a yacht. We deal with all our clients fairly and we abide by professional protocols for our sales agreements, funds handling, and in our provision of marketing and sales advice. In doing so, we provide unmatched security and peace of mind to all our clients.

Our sophisticated online presence gives us the advantage. Our 40,000-strong database of customers, owners and prospective owners continues to grow organically as we grow. When you sell your yacht with Ensign Yachts it’s listed with a number of respected Australian and international websites and apps. It’s also hosted on our own website which has thousands of unique visitors each week. No other yacht business has that reach.

Our Team

The Ensign Yachts team consists of more than 25 passionate yacht experts. Our professional sales team has vast experience in the marine industry. Among our team are former Super Yachts skippers, engineers, world-class competitive sailors, blue water sailors with trans-ocean experience, as well as game fishing, power boat and coastal cruising enthusiasts. Their accumulated knowledge and extensive local and international networks come from many years’ on-the-water experience in Australia and around the world. Our team like nothing more than to use that knowledge to forge long-term relationships with our customers.

Our yachts: a selection of premium yacht brands

Ensign Yachts is the exclusive dealer of a selection of premium yacht brands, including Bavaria Yachts, Nautitech Catamarans, Tofinou, Rhea, HeySea Yachts, Wauquiez and Bering Yachts.

  • BAVARIA SAILING and MOTOR YACHTS – Engineered and manufactured in Bavaria, Bavaria Sailing and Motor Yachts are renowned for their expert German engineering, strength and reliability, performance, style, quality and value: the joy of yachting.
  • BERING YACHTS – Bering is the worldwide choice for steel expedition yachts. Safety, comfort and reliability form the three pillars of Bering’s approach to construction. Bering explorers are built to explore the world, whatever the destination.
  • HEYSEA YACHTS – With its strong in-house team of dedicated engineers, designers and craftsmen, Heysea is known for its competitively priced and highly customisable yachts.
  • NAUTITECH CATAMARANS – With over 25 years of know-how, Nautitech builds robust catamarans designed for any situation and to elevate your sailing aspirations in a perfect balance of performance, comfort and pleasure. Nautitech catamarans are for yacht owners who want a true sailing experience
  • RHEA MARINE – Finely crafted in La Rochelle, France with a stylish, traditional design using wooden sidelines and a tumblehome stern drawing inspiration from the traditional small French Atlantic wooden boats of the 1960s, these elegant, vintage-style motor yachts have a versatile layout for fishing, cruising or entertaining in style.
  • TOFINOU – Luxury performance day sailers – the yachts they call ‘a thing of beauty’ – are carefully designed and manufactured in France. With unique French craftsmanship, linked to modern methods of building with wood and composites, Tofinou produce beautiful yachts with exceptional performance that are a pleasure to sail.
  • WAUQUIEZ YACHTS – True blue water offshore sailing yachts: from moulding to structure, rig to deck fittings, impressive quality components are a constant feature. Wauquiez yachts are an example of excellence in seaworthiness and performance, style and construction.

No other yacht business in Australia rivals Ensign Yachts for our range of motor and sailing yachts and access to prospective yacht owners, sellers and buyers. Contact one of team members to find out how we can help you.

For the best all-round results, come to Ensign Yachts, Australia’s premier yacht group.

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