Murrell Yachts launches boat brokerage in Torrance

Experienced Waterman Jim Murrell

TORRANCE, CA, USA, July 18, 2022 / — — Upon meeting him, Jim Murrellhis passion for boating hits you like a strong ocean breeze. This is what inspired the long-time yachtsman to recently launch his own boat brokerage, Murrell Yachts. He has been sailing Southern California waters for nearly 30 years and brings his previous experience in three other boat brokers and decades as a sales professional to his new venture.

Murrell Yachts serves both the sailboat and powerboat communities, whether you are selling your current boat, looking for a new one, or both. Murrell works with each client to come up with a personalized selling and/or buying strategy based on browsing desires, budgets and goals. From submitting an offer to a sea trial and survey when purchasing a new boat, Murrell is your partner throughout the process. Murrell can also help with boat rentals and financing.

Murrell’s involvement and commitment to the area boating community runs deep. He has served as commodore of two yacht clubs – Redondo Beach in 2005 and King Harbor in 2012. He is currently an active member of the King Harbor and California Yacht Clubs. Murrell served as President of the King Harbor Youth Foundation, a nonprofit created to promote youth sailing in Southern California, in 2018 and 2019. He is currently President of the California Yacht Club Keelboat Program, which helps members gain access to the club. Martin 242s.

Murrell is also an avid runner. He started racing in the 90s on the Wednesday night series Twilight crewed on several boats. His first race boat was an Albin Express which raced Thursdays at King Harbor. In 2008 he bought a Farr (Mumm) 30. He raced the One Design Grand Prix circuit, culminating in the 2012 World Championships in San Francisco. Jim joined the Farr 40 class in 2014, competing in the World Championships in San Francisco and Long Beach.

Since 2016, Jim has been leading an active J/70 campaign. He competed at the 2016 World Championships in San Francisco, the 2018 Worlds in Marblehead and the 2021 Worlds on home soil at the California Yacht Club. He served on the board of directors of the US J/70 Class Association, of which he served as president in 2019.

On the motorboat side, Jim owns a Silverton 34 which he sails to Catalina with his wife Diane. It also serves as his floating office in King Harbour. Murrell is well versed in the pros and cons of the most popular powerboat brands.

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