Yacht Brokers A pre requisite for many brokers nowadays is a background in either selling used cars, or timeshares. You must be overly confident (i.e. loud), and ideally have a double or triple barrelled surname. “Hi, I’m Charles Charlie-Charleston” or “I’m Bob Fotherington-Thomas-Smythe. A wardrobe comprising deck shoes out of the box , shirts by Thomas Pink, and several pairs of brightly coloured skinny chinos (brick red and jade green being the current colours of choice).