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Doeve Brokers and Valuers is working on the International market, we advertise our listings on a lot of International websites and in boating magazines. We exchange our listings with several Brokers in other countries.

Yachting Consultants


The partners are

EMCI certification


Doeve Brokers and Valuers is specialist on the following items:
  • Sale and Purchase of motor- and sailing yachts and (ex) professional vessels, lying in the Netherlands and in other countries.
  • Valuation, even International (for Banks, Taxes, division of property, etc.).
  • Ship's Register: We are appointed by the Dutch Ministry of Justice to register, transcribe or delete in the Dutch B-Register (inland ships). We have a direct view in that Register to see for example if there is a mortgage on a vessel. On special request we can do research in other foreign Registers.
    • Yachts- and Ships insurances: The Dutch insurance companies have often a better price and coverage, for ex professional vessels, than foreign companies.

Yachting Consultants:

  • Generally advice on boating and yachting.
  • Advise for Purchasers who buying elsewhere (Purchase Broker).
  • Guides in the case of adjustment of claims.

You can always get in contact with us if you have any questions concerning one of these or other items, by phone or by email. Information at Doeve Brokers and Valuers is always free, we gladly inform you.


Mr. Sander Doeve started the brokerage under the name " Scheepskoopers Yacht Brokers" in 1972, bought a boatyard with a sales marina in NL-Lelystad in 1977, started a second office with sales marina in NL-Hellevoetsluis in 1988, sold the yard in 1991 and the second facility in 1996. Started directly with a new brokerage in NL-Vlaardingen under the name Sander Doeve Yacht and Ship Brokers with an office and no berth facilities. This name has been changed in 2009 into Doeve Brokers and Valuers Yachts and Ships. Mr. Jitse Doeve has had his entry as a partner in 2001. He was working before that on short sea feeders and cargo vessels on the river Rhine and inland waterways of Europe.

The partners are:

  • Mr. Sander Doeve, is sworn under oath (Dutch County Court). Also he is EMCI certificated as Broker and Valuer Yachts and Ships and Register Valuer.
    • Mr. Jitse Doeve, is EMCI certificated Broker and Valuer Yachts and Ships and Register Valuer VRT and full certificated as Captain river Rhine and inland waterways cargo vessels.

EMCI certification

An EMCI certificated Broker/Valuer means craftsmanship and reliability. He/she has been completely tested about the knowledge of the matter, view on the market and researched on reliability (even in the past) and must prove every year that he/she did permanent education. Also he/she is on voluntary base member of the EMCI complaints and disciplinary committee. EMCI N.V., certificated by "Lloyds Register" as certification institute, stands for European Maritime Certification Institute (www.emci.nl).


Doeve Brokers and Valuers is HISWA QUALIFIED Yacht and Ship Broker and works with the Hiswa terms for brokerage, which have been made up together with Dutch consumer organisations. While we are Hiswa member it is for clients with complaints about a broker easy to bring that complaints on the desk of the arbitration board Water Sport in The Hague, the Netherlands.

To receive, to do the management and to pay out amounts from third parties, Doeve Brokers and Valuers has a special foundation with the name "Stichting Beheer Derden Gelden Doeve Brokers". This foundation is juridical not connected with the brokerage company, so safe for Vendors and Purchasers.

Doeve Brokers and Valuers is as company member of the Hiswa Association (www.hiswa.nl) and the both partners are as a person member of the Dutch Ship- and Yacht Brokers Association (www.nbms.nl). Also you can find all our listings on the website NLYachts.com