About Us

Life is too short to stay at the dock!

Naos Yachts is the leading sailboat dealership and brokerage on the West Coast of the United States

Founded in 2009 by Offshore racer Charles-Etienne (Charly) Devanneaux, NAOS Yachts represents the most prestigious International boat brands in sailing with Beneteau Yachts, Lagoon Catamarans, Amel Yachts, CNB Yachts and in power boats with Four Winns, Wellcraft, Beneteau Antarès and Flyers.

Our 2022 line up includes Neel Trimarans (sailboat) and AST Composite (dinghy).

In addition to the dealership, Naos Yachts is also a sailing club through its partnership with Sailtime and a sailing school offering internationally recognized ASA curriculum.

Naos Yachts with its team of experienced sailors, is ready to welcome you to start your new sailing adventure!

*** Naos Yachts most recent awards include 2020 "Beneteau America Top Dealer" - 2019 "Lagoon America Best Brand Ambassador" - 2018 "Top Beneteau Dealership sailboat".

Our Brands

Beneteau
Beneteau is a world leader in building sailing yachts and is climbing the ranks as a motor boat builder. Beneteau's international reputation in the sailing world is second to none.
Lagoon
Lagoon is the world leader in cruising catamarans, with over 4,000 models built. The Lagoon 42 combines performance and comfort, the Lagoon 440 provides an unobstructed view while sailing and a comfortable interior. For long cruise, the Lagoon 450 is in first place.
Wellcraft
The Wellcraft range now includes 12 boats ranging between 18 and 35 feet in length. Fitted with outboard motors, these are Open boats with a central console built on two different types of hulls. These aptly named fisherman are designed for exclusive sport fishing. Bays are of a more typical style and designed for a more family-oriented range of activities, and are basically more sensible. They are equipped with all the American equipment deemed necessary for sea fishing, with an XXL livewell of 200 L, a solid TTop, a rod holder and very powerful engines.
Four winns
Four Winns: the American brand of sports motorboats, For more than 60 years, Four Winns has stood out by offering timeless boats with assertive American style . Each model combines a keen eye for detail with an impeccable level of finish.
Amel
Born out of the expert knowledge and know-how of Henri Amel, the yacht and sailing boat brand Amel is a byword for solidity, comfort and intuitive sailing. From the Amel 54 to the Maramu and the Santorin, the brand offers a large range of secure and sleekly finished models designed to take on the challenges of the ocean and help you find a new home from home out on the waves.
Neel
Neel Trimarans takes care of trimarans of cruises, by a creation of Eric Bruneel. The brand is based in La Rochelle, the capital of sailing in France. The manufacturer benefits from the best suppliers of equipment and services for the realization of its trimarans. The NEEL trimarans have nothing to do with the storage of the traditional cruise trimarans. NEEL innovates by connecting the two wings by a platform of life of even foot with the cockpit. We live on board as in a loft with a central kitchen, a square with panoramic view, and single-storey cabins with the living room. The proportions of the trimaran boast a generous and ample roof.
AST
AST - Yachts & Composites building high-performance boats and light weight composite parts.
ASA
American Sailing Association - ASA Certifications give you the knowledge and experience to be confident and safe on all your sailing adventures – whether you charter a boat from a local harbor, go on an exotic sailing vacation, or even buy your own boat.
SailTime
SailTime is the global leader in fractional sailing with over thirty-five sailing locations in North America and Australia. SailTime offers what boating and sailing enthusiasts desire most: more time on the water. With fractional boating and sailing, members can easily access their selected boats at local marinas and embark within minutes of arrival. For sailors and power boaters, first-timers and life-timers, SailTime is ready to launch most anytime and place you could want. At SailTime, your boat is ready when you are!

Our Team

Anne-Cécile Devanneaux (Anne)
CFO and SAILTIME Manager
Gunnar Swanson
BROKER - BENETEAU and LAGOON Specialist - Marina del Rey
Brad Fisher
BROKER - OXNARD OFFICE
Scot Williams
SALES & TECHNICAL SUPPORT - OXNARD OFFICE
John Nelson
SERVICE MANAGER
Denis Laborderie
SAILTIME BASE TECHNICAL MANAGER
Mike Stevens
SALES - HAWAII OFFICE