Welcoming Our New CEO, David Arredondo


Introducing CEO David Arredondo: Steering Exclusive Yachts Towards New Horizons

Welcoming Our New Exclusive Yachts CEO, David Arredondo


At Exclusive Yachts, our commitment to delivering exceptional yachting experiences for our members has always been at the forefront of what we do. As we continue to grow and evolve, it’s with great excitement that we announce a significant milestone in our journey…

We’re excited to announce David Arredondo as the our new Chief Executive Officer, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to lead Exclusive Yachts into the future. His appointment signals our ambition for partnership and fleet expansion and enhanced global presence, promising a new era of yachting experiences.

David is renowned for transforming startups and multibillion-dollar firms. With over 20 years in strategic roles and a passion for boating, he’s set to elevate our premier yachting membership club. He is multilingual with a master’s in ocean engineering, and he led significant growth as CEP at National Technologies and President at hubx.com.

We are poised for growth under his leadership and strategic direction.

Below is the official press release announcing David’s arrival here at EY:

Exclusive Yachts Appoints Executive David Arredondo as CEO with Plans to Expand Local Partnerships and Global Reach

Naples, FL – April 3, 2024 – Exclusive Yachts, a premier subscription-based yachting membership club, today announced the appointment of David Arredondo as its new chief executive officer (CEO). With a career marked by transformative leadership and strategic acumen, Arredondo brings over two decades of experience in business transformation, startups, and corporate strategies to his new role.

“Exclusive Yachts is thrilled to welcome David Arredondo as our new CEO,” said Josh Linkner, co-founder of Exclusive Yachts. “David’s exceptional track record of leading both startups and multibillion-dollar organizations to unprecedented success makes him the ideal leader to drive our company forward. We are confident that his visionary leadership and strategic expertise will propel Exclusive Yachts to new heights.”

David Arredondo is a seasoned C-level executive based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, renowned for his entrepreneurial spirit and innovative approach to business growth. An avid boater, he holds a master’s degree in ocean engineering and is multilingual in French, Spanish, and English. Throughout his career, Arredondo has achieved remarkable milestones including spearheading the growth of National Technologies and helping launch and grow HUBX.COM, a startup that was named one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. 5000 and generated more than $1.7 billion in revenue within four years.

“I am honored to join Exclusive Yachts as CEO and lead this esteemed membership club into its next phase of growth,” said David Arredondo. “Exclusive Yachts has a strong track record, and I am excited to work with our talented team to further elevate our brand, expand our market presence, and deliver seamless, exceptional experiences to our discerning clientele.”

Arredondo’s appointment comes at a pivotal moment for Exclusive Yachts as the company aims to build upon its legacy and capitalize on emerging opportunities in the luxury yacht market while building its community engagement in southern Florida. With his proven track record of driving revenue growth, profitability, and market recognition, Arredondo is poised to steer Exclusive Yachts towards continued success and global prominence.

About Exclusive Yachts™
Headquartered in Naples, FL, Exclusive Yachts™ is a subscription-based membership club delivering personalized yachting experiences with unparalleled service, safety, and privacy in the world’s top yachting playgrounds. With an Exclusive Yachts™ (EY) membership, members enjoy access to an ever-expanding and diverse fleet of luxury yachts at a fraction of the cost of ownership and without the hassles of ad-hoc chartering. To learn more about Exclusive Yachts™ or to become a member, visit ExclusiveYachts.club

David’s expertise and visionary approach are exactly what we need to navigate the future and ensure our members continue to enjoy the premium, hassle-free yachting experiences they’ve come to expect from us. With a clear vision for growth and a passion for the yachting lifestyle, we are confident in David’s ability to lead Exclusive Yachts to even greater successes.

From our entire EY Crew: “Welcome aboard, David!”

Exclusive Yachts Membership Club - Team Photo - March 2024 - Director of Memberships Scott Eglinton, CMO Julie Perry, Director of Member Experiences Sue Sperling, CEO David Arredondo, Marisa Benoit Operations Consultant - Naples Florida

Back Row L to R – Scott Eglinton, Director of Memberships; Julie Perry, Chief Marketing & Experience Officer

Front Row L to R – Susan Sperling, Director of Member Experiences; David Arredondo, CEO; Marisa Benoit, Operations Consultant