ABOUT US

 

Our Crew

Visit our crew page and find out more about their background and experience
Bob Rodgers

Bob Rodgers Founder

Bob Rodgers started R.B. Rodgers Yachts Sales in 1986 as a yacht brokerage office and as the U.S. representative for Jonmeri Yachts of Finland. Beginning in 1974, he had created and operated a yacht brokerage at Dodson Boatyard in Stonington, CT. During this time he has brought about the sale of thousands of yachts, from new construction to brokerage; from sailing to motor yachts, up to 147' in length. He has also completed 17 Newport - Bermuda Races, 25 Heineken Regattas, two Gotland -Runts one TransAtlantic and many Caribbean passages to and fro. Bob maintains, races and cruises on a series of sailing yachts under the name RINGLE, currently an X-Yachts X-4.6.

Annika Rodgers

Annika Rodgers Partner

Annika Rodgers left Finland and a career in advertising in 1995 to become a partner in the yacht sales business. Annika manages the office, promotional efforts and valiantly attempts to keep the staff organized.

Toby Halsey

Toby Halsey

Toby Halsey is a life-long sailor who enjoys both racing and cruising. Toby grew up sailing dinghies in Fishers Island Sound and his passion has taken him worldwide. Toby has raced in World Championships in the Maxi Classes, and Farr 40s, Mumm 36s and 30s. He has competed in New England, San Francisco, Hawaii, the Med, the Caribbean, UK and Scandinavia. His highlights include: eleven Newport-Bermudas, fourteen Heineken Regattas, twelve Key West Race Weeks, the America's Cup Jubilee on Mega Yacht Rebecca, and some great deliveries across the Atlantic and throughout the East Coast and Caribbean. Toby also has extensive experience in both sail design and sail making. He currently races his Baltic 39, Patriot, with friends and family. Toby has the experience and passion to help you find your perfect boat.

Brian Petrie

Brian Petrie

Brian has a broad knowledge of all aspects of sailing gained through a lifetime of hands-on experience. A self-motivator, he has operated a yacht maintenance and delivery business and has become an invaluable asset, over-seeing warranty, after sales customer support as well as sales and promotional activities.