Knight & Carver YachtCenter
has announced that Katherine (Kate) O'Neill has joined the company’s staff as a sales representative based in its Shelter Island
(San Diego) satellite office
A native of Australia
, O’Neill brings first-hand knowledge and experience in the yacht and charter cruising industries to Knight & Carver. Most recently, she owned and operated Sailing Tours.com
, based in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, aboard the 65 ft. cutter "Nirvana." For the past four years, she coordinated private sailing tours aboard the vessel through an arrangement with Club Med Ixtapa
and various five-star resorts in the region. Prior to that, O’Neill traveled the western coastal waters of the U.S. and Mexico aboard
“Nirvana” for more than a year.
O’Neill will represent Knight & Carver in obtaining major repair, refit and repower projects as well as new-yacht construction projects. In addition, she will serve as a customer relations coordinator for the company’s repair facility.
“We are very pleased to welcome Kate to our company,” said Sampson A. Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Knight & Carver. “Her proven professional skills and enthusiasm will further enhance our continuing effort to provide the highest level of sales and service to our customers.”