Marcel Borgmann

CEO - Sworn and certified Yacht & Ship broker and Valuer

At the age of eighteen, he established the Bestevaer sailing schools, which grew to include three branches.

After first gaining experience as manager of a major international yacht brokers organisation, Marcel founded in 1995 Contest Brokerage and served as General Director of the Contest Group until  2010.

In 2010 Marcel established a yacht & ship brokerage company with a worldwide network of agents and offices under the auspices of Sea Independent.

From 2016 to 2021 Marcel was chairman of the Hiswa Yachtbrokers Association. 

Certified yacht & ship brokerage company®


Sea Independent has optimized and documented its work procedures and codes of behavior on the basis of strict protocols

HISWA certified Yacht Broker

 from the European Maritime Certification Institute (EMCI).

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Precisely the adherence to supreme methods and clear modus operandi underlines the distinguishing quality and value that Sea Independent offers as a yacht & ship brokerage company.