Our Team

Jack Pady, Certified Marine Sales Professional
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Jack Pady is proud to be a founding member of Boating Ontario Dealers. The BOD is an association of established boating professionals aimed at creating the highest standard of service and professionalism in the boating industry throughout Ontario. Every BOD member has committed to the highest brokerage standards in North America. Jack has coordinated the development of a Certification program through Georgian College whereby boat sales persons and brokers may complete an exam and attain the status of Certified Marine Sales Professional.By serving on the Board of Governors of Boating Ontario Dealers, Jack has been able to contribute greatly to the boating industry.

Jack's background includes ten years of marketing and manufacturing with Grew Boats. In 1976 he launched Jack Pady Marine Inc. in Midland on Georgian Bay. He was a dealer for Columbia, then Mirage and Hinterhoeller Yachts. At the same time, he headed up sailboat manufacturing at Express Yachts. He then took on the marketing of the Tiara and Pursuit line of boats with S2 Yachts for Canada (now known as Tiara Yachts) plus Monk Trawlers and Classic Motor Yachts with Overseas Yacht Sales.

In 1999 Jack Pady Marine was appointed the exclusive Canadian Dealer for Albin Marine trawlers and express yachts. December 2013 Jack Pady Marine was appointed exclusive dealer for Back Cove Yachts for Central Canada, diesel powered motor yachts 30 to 41 feet in the “Downeast Style”. December 2014 Jack Pady Marine became an Agent for Sabre Yachts 38 to 66 feet, the sister company of Back Cove and also built in Maine, U.S.A. This is very fitting with Jack Pady’s experience in the market for this type of boat.

With over 40 years in the boating industry, Jack has the unique capability of being able to converse professionally on a wide range of power vessels from motor yachts and trawlers to family cruisers and an equally wide spectrum of sailboats.

Jack's name is synonymous with experience, knowledge and integrity.

Bob Hopkins,
, Yacht Broker
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A few years ago Bob combined his professional skill set with his love of boating and successfully joined the yacht brokerage community here in Ontario. His background includes a successful career as a senior sales and marketing professional and executive in the high technology industry while maintaining a lifelong interest in boating and hands-on experience as a boat owner for over 30 years.

Having cruised much of Georgian Bay, the Great Lakes and Florida, Bob has owned, maintained and enjoyed a range of cruising boats and now as a broker has assisted boaters in all aspects of buying or selling vessels of many sizes and types.

Now working with Jack Pady Marine, Bob is committed to using his boating industry experience, combined with his marketing and business skills to help ensure successful, trouble-free and rewarding yacht brokerage transactions for both buyers and sellers.


P. G. (Greg) Heffering
, Yacht Broker
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Greg brings over 40 years of Sales and Retail Marketing experience to the Sales team/group. His involvement in the marine industry started in 1990, when his hobby , became his full time occupation.

For a number of years he did restoration and repairs to wooden and fibreglass boats, then, moving on to Managing a land based marina that represented manufacturers such as , Celebrity, Campion, Cutter, Wellcraft/Scarab, Seedoo, Doral, Larson, Bayliner, Mercury and Yamaha outboards and trailer lines.

In the Fall of 1996 , He formed his own Brokerage Company, (Simcoe Yachts Sales Agency) operating on Lake Simcoe with offices at Lagoon City and Mariposa Landing, listing and selling vessels from 22’ to 55’ in the Onatrio/Canadian/US Marketplace.

Greg has been instrumental in the Purchase and Sale of many, New and Pre- owned vessels, to clients from Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and the Great Lakes.

With his hands on approach, to your needs, his extensive knowledge of product lines, detailed and accurate information, Greg knows what he sells. He continues to represent the Buyer or Seller, with Integrity, Honesty, and a Professional Respect for Your boating needs.

Greg will cover sales for Jack Pady Marine in the Lake Ontario/Toronto Market as well as Lake Simcoe.