Shannon McCoy learned to love the water at a very young age. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, she was surrounding by water with some of the most beautiful boating destinations in the world.
Shannon started her career with performance boat manufacturer Mirage Marine Corporation back in the late 80’s and at 21 years of age owned her first boat. Trips to the San Juan Islands and long days on Lake Washington and Lake Union filled up her summer each year. After 6 years with Mirage, Shannon was sought out by Maxum Marine (A division of US Marine/Brunswick) and took the role as regional sales manager, working with their dealer/distribution network in the Midwest and Southeast.
After relocating with Maxum to Southeast Florida in the late 90’s, Shannon, with a team of industry leaders, helped launch MarineMax Motoryachts, LLC, a division of MarineMax by heading up their events and marketing efforts in North America and the Bahamas. Operating as Director of Sales & Marketing.
After her tenure at MarineMax, Shannon ventured to the yachting media world holding such positions as National Sales Manager of ShowBoats International / Boat International and Publisher of Yachts International. During these years, Shannon established many important relationships with the major shipbuilders including such yards as Feadship, Lurssen, Oceanco, Heesen, Westport, Trinity, Christensen, Burger, CRN, Pershing, Ferretti, Riva, Wider, San Lorenzo, Hatteras, Hargrave and Cheoy Lee to name a few.
Shannon has traveled the world attending boat shows and enjoying yachting excursions with some of her favorite destinations being Croatia, Malta, The British Virgin Islands, The Exumas, Harbour Island, Monaco and The San Juan Islands.
There is something about being on the water that makes your stress melt away. Given any opportunity to spend the day – It would be on the water.
Simply put: Life Begins on the Water . . .
Taking a Private Yacht Vacation is absolutely one of the best vacations that you will ever have. There are so many great destinations in the world, but Tahiti and French Polynesia is pure Heaven on Earth. Arriving to the Yacht Last April, my clients decided to charter the beautiful 185 foot Delta yacht, MY SEANNA in [Read the whole story here>]