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New Ownership Takes Helm at Sparkman & Stephens

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Sparkman & Stephens (S&S), the naval architecture and brokerage firm founded by Olin Stephens and Drake Sparkman in 1929, announced today that it was acquired by a group of private investors led by Brooke S. Parish and John B. Reuter. The transaction enables S&S to implement expansion strategies in its design and brokerage businesses, for which it sought growth capital. The firm remains privately held and terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Sparkman & Stephens Adds Captain Andrea Gaines to Brokerage Team

Captain Andrea Gaines brings to Sparkman & Stephens a high level of integrity, a strong work ethic, an unwavering attention to detail, and an enormous energy and passion to accompany her diverse background in the marine industry. She holds a US Coast Guard M100GT license with STCW95 certification and a lifetime of boating experience in which she has accumulated tens of thousands of nautical miles in both fair and foul weather.
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Newport Boat Show

Come visit the Sparkman & Stephens team at the Newport Brokerage Boat Show, September 15th through September 18th at Newport Shipyard. We would be pleased to welcome you at our tent or any of our yachts on display!