Saturday, February 24 , 2018, 8:55 pm | Fair 51º

 
 
 
 

Stephen Millard Joins The Chandlery Yacht Sales Brokerage

Stephen Millard has joined The Chandlery Yacht Sales as a licensed yacht sales specialist, bringing with him years of sailing and successful business experience.

Article Image
Stephen Millard
The Chandlery was established in 1946 and is Santa Barbara’s oldest yacht sales brokerage. The company, at Santa Barbara Harbor and owned by the Kieding family, serves the power and sailboat community as a yacht broker, new boat dealer, rigging specialist, electronics and marine equipment sales and service master, and provides full yacht management.

Robert Kieding is one of only 300 certified yacht brokers in the country and the only one in Santa Barbara. His son, co-owner Kenny Kieding, is also an international professional sailor.

Millard brings more than 30 years of hands-on management and marketing experience to the family-owned and operated business. Millard is also an avid sailor and keeps his yacht in the Santa Barbara Harbor. Millard also owns and operates a separate harbor-related business called Tidewater Yacht Management and Refinishing for the benefit of his clients.

Before 2003, when Millard started selling off his Dallas-based company of 20 years, Main Events International, and relocated to Santa Barbara, he was considered a pioneer in the special event and festival industry. His company (known by the trademarked term “Celebration Engineers”) owned and produced mega festivals, concerts, and environmental and cause-related events across the country.

Millard has an extensive entrepreneurial background in sales and marketing, new business development, general management and project management. Before starting his own company in 1988, Millard was employed in several general management positions within the Hyatt and Hilton hotel chains.

For more information, contact Millard at 805.708.4011 or [email protected] The Chandlery Yacht Sales Web site is www.chandlery.com.

Jonatha King of King Communications represents The Chandlery Yacht Sales.

 
  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click here to get started >

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.



Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >