General Manager/Yacht Broker
Carlos Navarro was raised in Miami, Florida where at an early age he crewed aboard commercial fishing vessels and private craft diving and spear-fishing the local wrecks, reefs and blue water. He also managed the Scuba Diving division for Sportsman’s Paradise. He moved to Jupiter, Florida and gained further training in marine science and diving while attending the Florida Institute of Technology and relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida after accepting a previous Sales and Marketing Manager position with Watermakers, Inc.
Carlos is a boat owner, operator and PADI Master Diver with over 20 years of experience and over 2,000 sea service days in waters of the offshore US and Hawaii, Bahamas, Caribbean, Virgin Islands, South America, Central America and Mexico. He has a USCG Masters License with Commercial Towing endorsement, International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) certification and International Safety Management Code (ISM) Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and Auditor level credentials. Carlos is also Board-Certified in Security Management through the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) with a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation. Carlos has served as Master, Able Seaman, Company Security Officer, Ship Security Officer and Port Facility Security Officer. As a member of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, Carlos serves as Chair for the annual Family Boating Day event and he is on the MIASF Boating Committee.
As a member of the Bradford Marine Team, Carlos, who is bi-lingual and fluent in Spanish, strives to exceed the expectations of yacht sellers and buyers with integrity while providing exceptional service and professional attention.