Bob Hodge Marine Group is a boat dealer and brokerage that is led by Robert B. Hodge. Bob is an industry veteran with 30+ years selling boats/yachts and managing boat dealerships. With one of the most highly regarded reputations in the industry, BHMG has the team and expertise that assures your boat buying or selling experience will be an enjoyable one. BHMG also has a professionally staffed Business Office that assists our clients with closing, financing thru very competitive lending sources, insurance, and titling/USCG documentation.
Headquartered from Loggerhead Marina in St. Petersburg, FL, BHMG has an additional location in Cape Haze, FL.

CORE TEAM

Our team is made up of experience and talent. Get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you.

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Bob Hodge

President and Yacht Broker

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Bob's career in the marine industry began in 1976 at a Sea Ray dealership in Cincinnati and he went on to lead the #1 store in the nation's largest marine dealership. Bob has always drawn on his Midwest roots with an honest, straight-forward, no-nonsense approach to customer satisfaction. Find out what boating could bring to your lifestyle!
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Jeffrey “Buzzy” Beaulieu

Yacht Broker

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Born in Springfield, MA and raised in Long Island, NY, Jeffrey "Buzzy" Beaulieu grew up on an 86' sailboat and his parents used to build sailboats. After moving to Florida, Buzzy was a 1st mate on a head boat in Islamorada and he was also 1st mate on the towboat that towed Ted Turner's sailboat in the America's Cup. Currently living in St. Pete Beach, Buzzy has over 30 years experience in the marine retail business particularly for 2 boat dealerships in sales and as a wholesale manager selling boats from 18-100 feet.
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William “Stoney” Stonecipher

Yacht Broker

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Our resident broker at our Cape Haze, FL location, William “Stoney” Stonecipher was born in Key West, FL and raised in sunny San Diego, CA. Stoney had his first boat even before he had his first car and he has spent his life on the water -- surfing, fishing and boating in both states. You will find Stoney and his wife, Ann, on the water most days as they live in a home on Lemon Bay in Grove City, FL. They enjoy fishing a lot but also enjoy cocktail cruises! After he sold his surf board manufacturing and surf shops in San Diego in 2007, Stoney joined the nation's largest marine dealership and started selling boats in Venice. He joined forces with Bob Hodge in 2010.

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Kevin Zimmermann

Yacht Broker

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Raised in Treasure Island, FL, Kevin started boating as a child on the waterways of the Tampa Bay area. He graduated locally from Admiral Farragut Academy and then proceeded to Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, SC where he graduated with a double major in finance and management in 2004. For the last 16 years, Kevin has purchased boats and yachts for the purpose of refurbishing and re-selling. Directly out of college, Kevin began with Mastry Engine Center selling engines and parts. He then left to start a fencing business that served Tampa Bay and Texas. His passion for boating brought him back to the boating industry and he joined BHMG as a Yacht Broker in March 2015. In addition to selling boats/yachts for BHMG, Kevin also manages all projects that include renovating or updating of our inventory vessels. Kevin currently lives in Lutz with his wife and 2 children and is an avid hunter, fisherman, and diver. Whether you need help finding the perfect boat or selling your current boat, Kevin is ready to make the experience as quick and pleasant as possible!
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Grant Holtzhauer

Yacht Broker

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Grant grew up around boats in Ohio and is an experienced boat restorer, now located in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Since moving to Florida, he´s become a true waterman, who cherishes the beauty of the sea and its surroundings. You can find him selling and surfing along the beautiful Treasure Coast.
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Eric Brummett

Yacht Broker

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Eric Brummett joined Bob Hodge Marine Group [BHMG] in late 2016, a move that is enabling him to turn a lifelong passion for boats into a second career. Eric comes to BHMG after 34 years in the telecommunications industry. From his early days as a technician pulling telephone cable for Northern Telecom, to his 24 years as an executive at Verizon directing technical teams with as many as 500 employees, Eric’s primary focus has always been on delivering outstanding quality of service to his customers. Today, Eric is turning his attention to marine enthusiasts like himself to help them find the right boats for the right price. A resident of Florida for nearly 20 years, Eric knows the waters up and down the West Coast very well. He lives in St. Petersburg with his two seaworthy dogs, Charlotte and Bella, and enjoys frequent visits from his two adult daughters and their friends. When he’s not scouting for new boats, you’ll find Eric anchored at the local sandbar with loved ones, colleagues, friends, and neighbors.

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Bill DeLoach

Yacht Broker

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Bill DeLoach caught the boating bug on the lakes of South Carolina as a kid and moved to saltwater boating at a young age. Spending time in the Bahamas and living in the Keys, boating, fishing and diving were in his blood. Now 15 years in the boating industry, Bill has experience selling well-known boat lines such as Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Regulator, and CABO Yachts and he is ready to find the perfect New or Pre-Loved boat for your needs! Listening to the client about what they want and delivering that dream or selling their boat for them is what makes the boating business enjoyable to Bill.

The smile on their face as they pull away from the dock says it all!
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Dana Galvao

Business Manager

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Dana joined BHMG in March 2014 and has specialized in marine financing for 17 years. Her knowledge of the marine lending industry and the various lender requirements allow for streamlining the financing process by matching the best lender to each customer and scenario. Dana has worked in many different facets of the marine finance industry from a recreational finance service company, yacht dealerships, and a large national marine lender that specialized in marine/ RV/ aircraft big ticket financing. Born in St. Petersburg, FL and a graduate of Florida State University, Dana enjoys Florida living and the boating lifestyle with her husband in their 20 foot center console.

Core Goals

  • Provide honesty and knowledgeable consultation in buying or selling your vessel.

  • Evaluate each clients goals, aspirations and budgetary parameters to make sure each box is check to our clients satisfaction.

  • We have the distinct pleasure of helping buyers throughout the ownership lifecycle with financing, service needs, extended warranty options.

  • Our job doesn't end when the deal is closed. We share our years of cruising experience, marina recommendations, points of interest, network of preferred vendors, Orientation Captains and much more. We strive to make each purchase or sale truly enjoyable and seamless.