Alan has a long attachment to the maritime world. He has lived in many seacoast towns on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Currently residing in Newport, Rhode Island with his wife and two sons, he finds it necessary and interesting to travel with his clients, and to keep a grasp of the yachting market in different parts of the World. He spends much of his time in Fort Lauderdale and travels annually to foreign countries. He has attended boat shows in several different countries.