Bruce Hewitt

Bruce Hewitt…. Boating the east coast from Ocean City to Key West has been drawn to boats his entire life. He makes his home port on the water in Aquia Harbour, Virginia and is very active in the boating community. Bruce has extensive knowledge of boats and a genuine love of the boating lifestyle. His experience in Boats and Business has brought him to Knot10 Yacht Sales….an exclusive crew. He has one beautiful daughter who graduated from VCU a few years back, and loves to visit often. She now lives and works in Savannah GA as a Radiation IR Tech


Steve Scherr

Knot 10 is fortunate to have a broker in Virginia Beach with the industry experience that Steve brings. Prior to coming to the East Coast, Steve’s owned and operated his own marina and boat dealership for over 20 years. Working hands on in every facet of the pleasure marine industry with his experience he understands both the buyer’s as well as the seller’s perspective. As we grow in this market Steve will play a key role in ensuring Knot 10 stays true to its principles. You can ask any customer he encounters about Steve’s demeanor and knowledge as you will get a glowing testimonial.

Residing in Virginia Beach with his wife Paige, Steve stays active and enjoys coaching and spending time with his young son.


Captain Ken Gimbel

Your leading Knot 10 representative for the New Jersey/ Philadelphia area is Ken Gimbel. This Master Captain is both professionally and nautically connected up & down the entire Eastern Seaboard. In addition to Ken’s vast sales and customer service experience, he is a Certified Diesel & Gasoline Engine Technician. Ken is a lifetime boater who calls Atlantic City his home port. It would not be unusual to find him cruising the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware River with his lovely wife, grown children or best buddy “Bob” – a yellow lab.


Keith Maresca

As a retired lieutenant proudly serving 20 years in the NYPD, Keith holds a degree in business and owns a successful production company. Keith uses his business background and experience, along with his boating knowledge to ensure complete satisfaction for both buyer and seller alike. His commitment to his clients and his passion for boating drives him to ensure he is successful in each and every transaction he handles.

After becoming renownedly successful in the New York boating market, Keith now lives and services the Beaufort South Carolina area. This includes  Hilton Head, Bluffton, Savannah and all surrounding areas. Keith still maintains a presence in the NY tristate marketplace.  from Long Island, New York. He started off his boating lifestyle up and down his parents canal as a young teenager in a 13’ inflatable. He has owned numerous boats throughout his life. He’s taken several steps up from that first boat to the boat he currently captains, a 2005 Silverton 48C Convertible. He enjoys boating on the Great South Bay and surrounding waters with family and friends. He has enjoyed 30 plus years on the water and continues his passion for the boating lifestyle as a member of the Knot 10 family.

“I love the peace the sea gives me as if I am made from the salt itself.”


Ben Woodill

Ben has a deep seated love for boating as shown by his past personal fleet of boats. Over the years, Ben has bought and sold more than a dozen boats: a true testament to his love for the water. Ben brings a wealth of knowledge both from personal ownership and from his background in public safety and boater education. He knows firsthand how attention to detail and dedication really make the difference.


Rob Dorfmeyer

Over the last few years, following his professional experience with PassageMaker magazine Rob Dorfmeyer has been an active, licensed Yacht Broker serving the East Coast and Florida markets. Rob was named Knot 10’s Broker Of The Year For 2017. While at PassageMaker, Rob also presided over the publication’s educational boat show series, Trawler Fest, which was an integrative source for the cruising under power lifestyle. He is an active member of both the American Great Looper Cruisers Association (AGLCA) and Marine Owners Trawler Association (MOTA) cruising organization and looks forward to continuing to help those fellow members. A life-long boater since his childhood days on Lake Erie, Dorfmeyer understands the dreams and motivations of boaters who are connected to the boating lifestyle and the water. Originally from the Midwest, Dorfmeyer resides in Annapolis, Maryland and enjoys being on the water whenever he can.

Rob’s focus is the Chesapeake Bay area of NJ, DE, MD, and VA along with a heavy focus on the FL market. His experience publishing PassageMaker Magazine and managing Trawler Fest events, as well as his extensive understanding of the under power, trawler, and luxury yacht markets provides both Listing and Buyer customers an experienced perspective on weekend cruising, gunk holing, and/or extended cruising.


Rich Feinen

Rich brings the New England market the guidance and experience from a true boaters perspective. Being active in the boating community for years Rich knows the ins and outs of not just the buying and selling process, but the reasons people love this recreation. Spend anytime speaking with Rich and you know he loves what he does and is a boaters boater not just a sales guy looking to make a buck.


Dan Maida

Based in the Northern NJ market Dan brings the two intangibles of any great yacht broker. A passion for boating married with years of sales experience in the high-end capital equipment. Dan is a member of multiple yacht clubs and his knowledge of the market is matched by his ability to understand the lifestyle that only boating can offer.


Captain Bob Phillips

United States licensed Coast Guard Captain Bob Phillips has owned and operated a wide variety of boats for over forty years. Bob’s career as a Quality Program Manager has served him well in meeting and exceeding customers expectations on a daily basis with his precise attention to detail.

Captain Bob resides in Syracuse New York and is able to manage your yacht selling or buying experience with KNOT 10 YACHT SALES using precision and care.

Captain Bob, his wife, and daughter’s personal experience with the KNOT 10 YACHT SALES Team in both selling and purchasing a yacht last Summer; included the relocation of the vessel from Maryland to Sylvan Beach, New York on Oneida Lake. This is what led Captain Bob to aspire to work with and represent this company as a Yacht Broker.

Captain Bob Phillips is at your service whether you are thinking of listing your boat for sale or purchasing your next best vessel, there is no time like the present. As Mark Twain once said, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”