On November 9th, 2016, we lost a colleague and a great friend. Virgil "John" Malley. John was summoned home after a vigorous fight with cancer. John was a true friend to many of us in the business, and taught all of us many things, we are all grateful for. John was simply "one of the best" to all that knew him. Our wish for you John, is be healed now, and may you always rest in peace. Godspeed my friend! and "Thank you" for all of your years of impeccable service. May the wind always be on your back..
John has been in the Marine industry since 1975 in Dana Point. He started in sales with Dana Cove Yacht Sales where he sold brokerage power & sail as well as new boats such as the Targa Built in Finland, Bayfield a Canadian built boat and a local product, Lancer Yachts built in Santa Ana California.
In 1979 John transferred to Craig Froley Yachts and in addition to brokerage sold new boat products from Islander Yachts, Catalina Yachts and Cal Jensen Yachts.
From 1983 until 2003 John owned and operated Dana Harbor Yacht Sales in Dana Point Harbor. During that time he was the dealer in Dana Point Harbor for both Catalina sail boats and Skip Jack fishing boats. In 2003, John sold DHYS and joined the new owners team to be a top producing sales associate for the Selene Trawlers, Pacific Seacraft and Saga sailboats.
John offers 34 years of experience selling yachts and a Coast Guard Masters license to assist you with your boating questions and inquiries.
Dick Simon Yachts is proud to have John among their staff of seasoned and knowledgeable sales associates.