Meet the Down East Yachting Team

Christian “Chip” Wierda adds a second generation to the Down East Yachting family as the son of Craig and Emilie Wierda. Since joining his family on his first yearlong boat trip at the age of... Read More
Eric and Jennifer are thrilled to be part of the Down East Yachting team in Jupiter, Florida. Their combined 45 years of experience with Down East styled boats is a great asset to the team... Read More
Brian Granger joins Down East Yachting in Northern Michigan after a 26-year career with one of the Great Lakes premium boatyards. He has experience in many aspects of Northern Michigan boating and has been a... Read More
Sarah originally hails from West Hartford Connecticut where she attended the University of Connecticut earning a bachelor’s degree in English and master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. After spending several years teaching secondary English, she decided... Read More

Craig and Emilie Wierda

Principal / Yacht Sales
Husband and wife team Craig and Emilie are lifelong boaters. Growing up in West Michigan has provided the perfect opportunity to develop their love for the water. Together, Craig and Emilie have owned and operated... Read More

Greg Bego

Principal / Yacht Sales
Greg Bego oversees all aspects of operations for Down East Yachting in both Michigan and Florida. Greg and his partners opened the Michigan dealership in the summer of 2006 and opened the Florida dealership in... Read More
Tracy works in our Holland, Michigan office and has been with Down East Yachting since its inception. She assists in customer service and financial management. Tracy enjoys being a part of a growing company as... Read More