Derek was born in Venezuela and boating has always being a part of his life. He grew up spending all his weekends and holidays boating in the Venezuelan Caribbean. Now in Miami with his wife and 3 kids, Derek continues to enjoy the family boating tradition.

After graduating as an Industrial Engineer Derek worked at a metal mechanic fabrication company for 10 years and later went into the family business, the Venezuelan Viking Yachts, Princess Yachts, Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats dealership, gaining experience in all areas of boat selling, customer service and maintenance.

Derek comes to HMY with the will to find the best boat for each of his customers. He offers honesty, hard work ethic, service focus, knowledge of boat manufacturing, boat maintenance and is always ready to go the extra mile for his customers so they have the best buying experience. 

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