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About us

Swell Yachting specializes in the construction, sale, charter, yacht management andcustom projects. The company’s offices are located in the Marina in Hetzeliya. Swell Yachting has over 10 years of experience in the yacht and marine industry. The company was founded by Dafna and Golan Levi as their family business and it now consists of 10 employees residing in Israel and abroad.

The growth of the company corresponds to the development of the yachting and marine industry in Israel, while also maintaining its original form as a family owned business. This approach, which places the customer as the focus, is intertwined with the company’s activities in leveraging its services and products.

Swell Yachting serves yacht owners as well as private businesses and government clients. The company has gained renown and excellent reputation as the leading player in the superyachts and luxury catamarans market in Israel. We specialise in various kinds of vessels including motor yachts, sailboats, mega yachts and Ribs (semi-rigid boats). We have an in-depth knowledge of all notable brands in the international yacht market.

Swell Yachting is the official and sole representative in Israel of several prestigious and well-known brands in the yachting industry. The company also developed close ties and collaborations with leading professionals in the field. Therefore, we provide our customers with complete services and comprehensive solutions. At Swell Yachting we are constantly executing strict and uncompromising standards of professionalism, innovation, creativity, transparency and services.

Golan Levi

Founder and CEO

Golan has more than 15 years experience in yachting. He started his career as a professional sailor, and studied in the Marine Youth Academy during high school and continued to serve in the Navy during his Military service. Golan was a captain and an engineer on many private yachts. At 2008 he founded Swellyachting and since then has been involved in many new build projects, brokerage deals and directing the company.

Dafna Levi

Partner

Dafna lives in Herzlia, Israel, with Golan and their 3 boys. Dafna founded Swellyachting together with Golan. She has implemented her vast experience and knowledge in administration and yachting, in establishing the company’s values. Today Dafna is an active full time partner in the company and is in charge of the administrative and financial aspects.

Keren Zarfati

Bookkeeper

Keren is the company’s accountant. She in charge of the finances department and as well as the yachts’ bookkeeping.

Liran Janach

Technical Manager

Liran served in the Israeli Navy as a chief engineer on a Patrol Boat for 4 years. In the last decade, he worked on yachts as an engineer and a captain. Liran is in charge of the technical aspect of running the yachts that are under the company’s management.

Ella Wigelman

Yacht Manager

Ella has over 8 years’ experience in the international yachting industry. She is charge of overseeing all aspects of running a yacht including registration and class, compliance, crew recruitment, crew management, accounting and insurances. Her passion to yachting together with her experience enables us to give every client the best yacht management service.

Eli Ruvio

Sales Manager

Eli’s experience with yacht maintenance, together with his knowledge of yachting and business management enables him to provide our clients with the best service when purchasing a new boat. Eli the sale manager of new and pre-owned vessels. He firstly assists the client with finding the right vessel according to the clients’ specification and needs. He then oversees the whole process from the first step until the delivery of the vessel to the proud owners.

Yael Brilliant Stern

Yacht Manager

Yael is a skipper and a graduate of sea scouts that sails on yachts and various vessels from childhood. She has experience in boat maintenance, account management, accounting, insurance, and client management in the maritime niche. Yael is responsible for handling the administrative side of yacht management.

Ella Tiomkin

Marketing Manager

Ella has a long experience in marketing, digital advertising, and graphic design both in Israel and in Italy. Her expertise in leisure and luxury brought her into the yachting world.