Principal/Dealer/Buyers Agent/Yacht Evaluator

Romana Zappia the Principal Director has had 30 year's experience in sales. Romana's background was in Photography and Real Estate, ROMANA hailing from a captivating blend of Italian and Fijian heritage, her soul has always been drawn to the allure of the South Pacific ocean. Her profound connection with the ocean and the art of sailing led her to embark on a new journey in 2017 working for Beneteau Nationally and Internationally as a Yacht Broker which she thoroughly enjoyed and gained experience from the best.

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Why choose a Broker

We make life easier for you! We handle the inspections, negotiations, payment processing and can arrange delivery so you do not have to take time out of your busy schedule. We are “on call” and available almost anytime to meet potential buyers.

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FINALIST CERTIFICATE - Buisness Xcellence Awards 2023

Several thousand nominated businesses, over 1000 entries and the team at Romana's Boat Brokerage made it through to become a Finalist! We are incredibly proud of our achievement and the success we have had in our business dealings.


At Romana's Boat Brokerage our main focus is reliable, honest customer service to the vendors, purchaser's and repeated servicing meaning our clients come back when it comes to relisting a vessel or searching for a vessel. Let our expert team take the hassle out of selling your boat. No upfront fees unless we sell your boat. Selling a boat has never been easier! Have the confidence and peace of mind with a professional boat broker like ourselves. .

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Boat Finance

We offer fast, simple boat financing options for your boat purchase. Jessica Rounce has been working in sales and marketing since she was 15. Jessica Rounce has been Vice President of Marine Rescue Currumbin Qld since 2018. Jessica Rounce has also a finance background and would be more than happy to help you through the process of qualifying for finance if needed. Feel free to contact the team at Romana's Boat Brokerage for further information.

John Zappa - Yacht Broker

John Zappa has over 40 year's experience in the boating industry and has always been passionate about boating. John Zappa speaks fluent French and Italian which is great to facilitate international brokering. John is passionate about customer service as well as meeting your every need's through the process of purchasing a vessel.

Peter Miller - Yacht Broker

My family were from the southern end of the coast, and moved to PNG when I was a young boy , went to boarding school in Brisbane. I started my working career as an engineering surveyor before venturing into a very diversified, adventurous and successful business career in PNG and QLD spanning almost 50 years, which involved numerous enterprises revolving around coffee, transport, hospitality, cattle, fashion, restaurants, aviation, realestate, and many more, during this time I have personally employed more than a thousand people. I’ve been semi-retired for the past decade, keeping my self-amused mainly in the boating field!

Fred Harrison - Yacht Broker

Fred Harrison speaks fluent Korean and English. Fred's background is in the boat building industry, duties including general maintenance, detailing and general duties for a prestigious company in Coomera and still currently works in Coomera.

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Qualified International Skipper - Ian Woolfson

Ian Woolfson a British/Australian born in England has extensive sailing, skippering and deep sea diving experience. Ian's love for the ocean and sailing started in 1993 where he started teaching diving in Airlie Beach located at the beautiful Whitsundays and Cairns. Ian's main aim in life is to clean up the plastic in our oceans worldwide! Ian set up Ocean Home Foundation in 2016 which has been successful and ongoing educating us all. Ian guides vessels from 18m to 30m through the Great Barrier Reef heading as far out as 180 nautical miles offshore gaining experience and sea time discovering untouched incredible dive sites. Ian currently resides on his 62ft sailing yacht, sailing on he's vessel in International and national waters. Ian's Woolfson Qualifications: * Coxswain - 1997 * Master 5 - 1999 * Med 2 - 1999 * PADI - Scuba Instructor 1993 * PADI - Medic First Aid Feel free to contact Ian Woolfson on 0452 603 974 for a free quote regarding delivery of a vessel nationally and internationally.