Rick Zern specializes in the sale of new and used sailing vessels 30′ to 60′ in length.

As the owner and operator of Zern rigging, Rick brings unique problem-solving and organizational skills to each deal as well as specialized knowledge of all things rigging-related.

Rick Zern

Pensacola, FL


Rick grew up in Ft. Walton Beach and began sailing in 1967, including GYA races and US Youth Sailing Championships before making his way to collegiate sailing.  He titled in a variety of monohull & multihull classes while attending the University of West Florida, and learned the craft of sailmaking and rigging from Paul Schreck.

  • Helmsman on IY 60 “Belle” in 2006-07 for the St Maarten Heineken Regatta, Gulfport race, etc…
  • Skipper & helmsman on Beneteau 47.7 – “Pretty Woman” 2004-06, KWRW, WFORC, etc…
  • Helmsman, skipper, navigator, tactician on Farr 36 “Wicked Woman” 2005-2006
  • Helmsman, skipper, tactician on Melges 32s “Evil Woman” 2006-2007
  • Delivery skipper/navigator for various sail and power boats at boat shows, for deliveries, etc….

Professional Licenses and Certifications

Licensed and Bonded Yacht Salesman: State of Florida

Yacht Broker’s Association of America: Member

Internet Services Continuing Education Program
Curriculum Advisor – Pensacola Junior College
University of West Florida, Bio. Sciences
Pensacola Junior College, Liberal Arts
Board of Directors Pensacola Yacht Club
Board of Directors Pensacola Beach Yacht Club
Gulf Yachting Association Executive Committee
National Sailing Championship Title Holder
Acclivus Sales Negotiation Course

Boats for Sale
34' - Hunter - 2000 - 340 - Marie Lynn - Pensacola, Florida, United States340
2000 340
  • Cruisers
  • SOLD
  • Marie Lynn
Boats for Sale
28' - Albin - 2007 - 28 TE - Sally's Ship Show - Pensacola, Florida, United States28 TE
2007 28 TE
  • Model 6LPA-STP
  • Engine Qty 1
  • Cruisers
  • SOLD
  • 1 Yanmar 6LPA-STP
  • Sally's Ship Show