About us

Swell Yachting specializes in the construction, sale, charter and yacht management  and custom projects. The company’s offices are located in Herzliya Marina and we have over 10 years of experience in the yacht and marine industry. The company was established as a family company by Dafna and Golan Levi and now has a team of 10 employees in Israel and abroad.

Along with its growth, which corresponds to the growth of the yachting and marine industry in Israel, Swell Yachting maintains its original form as a family company. This approach, which places the customer at the center of its focus, is intertwined with the company’s activity 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, especially as the leading player in the superyachts and luxury catamarans market in Israel. We specialize in various kinds of vessels including motor yachts, sailboats, mega yachts and Ribs (semi-rigid boats). Along with an in-depth knowledge of all notable brands in the international yacht  market, Swell Yachting serves as the official and sole representative in Israel of a number of prestigious and well-known brands in the yachting industry.

The company has close ties and collaborations with leading professionals in the field . Thanks to this, we provide our customers with complete services and comprehensive solutions. We at Swell Yachting are constantly executing strict and uncompromising standards of professionalism, innovation, creativity, transparency and service.

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


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


Keren is in charge of the finances department and is in charge of the yachts’ bookkeeping and the company’s accounting.

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 is in charge of sales of new and pre-owned vessels. He firstly assists the client with finding the right vessel according to the clients’ specification and then oversees the whole process from the first step until delivery of the vessel to the proud owners.

David Castelnuovo

Sales Manager

David 12 years Skipper experience . he cames from the world of investment and real estate, brings with him sales and negotiation knowledge. In recent years he has been the owner of catering and event management. From there, he brings with him extensive experience in managing employees, and complex projects with the most demanding clients. While ensuring excellent and relaxed service.