David Croom – Owner / Broker

Broker Profiles

Thank you for your interest in Total Offshore Yacht Sales! Our company was proudly founded to use our knowledge and experience to provide our clients with the finest of yacht brokers. Whether it is finding that specific yacht, her management or services, your individual boating needs should be addressed by yacht brokers that are pro-active, experienced, educated and ethical. We are those brokers and we look forward to earning your business and maintaining that relationship.

Our focus at Total Offshore Yacht Sales is powerboats: from runabouts to megayachts, whether for cruising or fishing. We attend the major East Coast Boat Shows and many offshore tournaments during the year and may have already met you there. Our staff shares your passion for boating and the water! Our anchor office is located on the Cape Fear River at Wilmington Marine Center in North Carolina. On Amelia Island, Florida, we have established a location to better serve our customers farther South.

Our innovation and attention to detail sets us apart from other yacht brokerages. We will listen to you and establish the criteria of importance for enjoyment of your yacht. We can aid you in finding the best financing and insurance for your boat. In selling your yacht, we will present her through the most effective web and print media to qualified buyers worldwide. In maintaining her, we coordinate with professional contractors with established work histories so she is always ready to perform. We have successfully helped buyers worldwide and look forward to assisting you in the same manner.

David Croom 910-262-3998

Owner / Broker

  • University of Georgia Graduate / Finance 1984
  • USCG licensed Captain 1981
  • Pilot 2004
  • Member of The Hatteras Marlin Club 2006
  • Avid fisherman

At 11, while living in Sea Pines, Hilton Head, David earned his first job on a local boat in Harbor Town. His love for the water and boats grew as he continued to work as a mate and then Captain. He attended Massachusetts Maritime and then University of Georgia. He graduated with a degree in Finance, but never could leave the life on the water. David has been lucky enough to fish around the world. He has experience operating a wide range of vessels including commercial vessels, sail, motor yachts and sport fishing boats. He has worked with many boat lines through the years gaining knowledge of each along the way.

David founded Total Offshore Yacht Sales in 2006. He uses his exceptional knowledge of yachts and the boating industry to help his customers make informed decisions about their life on the water. David has made a commitment to establish relationships that often last years and through many purchases and sales. As you consider your next purchase or sale, let David get involved. His dedication to you is unrivaled!

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Evan Cooper 704-913-3081

South Carolina Broker

Born in Alexandria, VA in 1983 and grew up in Gastonia, NC. Spent childhood boating and fishing on the inland lakes until High School. Started boating and offshore fishing out of N Myrtle Beach in 1999 during the summers.

Attended UNCW, class 2006 BS Business Administration. During the years in Wilmington really started going offshore, traveling as a mate on private sportfish boats, and learning fiberglass, paint, and electrical for boats. Fished everything from inshore trout tournaments to commercial Bluefin tuna during those college years.

After college moved back to Charlotte as Lead Marketing Manager for a Navy DoD contract for Higher Power Engineering. Finished the program top 3rd in the nation, received a Certificate of Recognition from the Department of the Navy, and was a published author of a white paper for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

I was a Sales Engineer/Manufacturer’s Sales Rep for many years with Southeast Power Components covering VA, NC, SC, and N FL. I grew the territory from $3mil to $4.5mil per year and was #1 in the country in sales for Taiyo Kogyo PCB.

After many years in electrical sales I decided it was time to change paths and work in the field I love, boating. Along with being the SC broker for Total Offshore Yacht Sales, I currently am the owner of Cooper Yacht Services in N Myrtle Beach, SC specializing in electronics installation and troubleshooting, electrical, painting, and management. Have fished and maintained the same 38’ Hatteras since 2004.

I currently live in the greater Myrtle Beach area with my GF Abbie and our 3 dogs, Toby, Jax, and Link. My free time is spent in the garage restoring older classic skiffs such as Whalers, Robalos, and Aquasports, watching basketball (go Duke and Charlotte Hornets) or football (go Panthers), or out on the Atlantic fishing.

I have fished from Ocean City, MD to Key West, FL and everywhere between and Costa Rica 3 times, sailed the BVI’s,and have covered the coast from Ocean City, MD to Orange Beach, AL on many deliveries on everything from a 34’ Luhrs to a 82’ Hatteras. Currently hold a USCG 50 Ton Masters  CaptainsLicense.

My technical sales background allows me to bring a level of professionalism and understanding to the search or sale of your previous or next boat. I understand how owning a boat is a luxury that every facet of the process should be enjoyable. I look forward to facilitating a headache free transaction whether buying or selling and building a lasting relationship with all of my customers.

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David Champney 910-617-7473


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