You’re Welcome Aboard at Signature Yachts
July 3, 1958 ~ September 15, 2019
Robbie Robinson passed away peacefully at his Seattle home, Sunday, September 15, 2019 ending a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 61. Robbie was born in Seattle. Following graduation from Redmond High School, he joined the Navy where he served on the USS Eisenhower. After four years in the Navy, Robbie returned to the Northwest and resumed his education at Western Washington University in Bellingham. Robbie spent his career in the marine industry. He founded his first brokerage company, Performance Yachts in Bellingham, Washington. In 1990, he established Signature Yachts on Seattle’s Lake Union, one of Puget Sound’s most prominent new and used yacht brokers. He leaves behind a legacy of achievement, integrity and dedication to his industry. Robbie embraced just about every aspect of boating on a multitude of cruising boats with his husband, Cesar, Siamese cat Rumor and many friends and family. He sailed West Coast waters from Alaska to Mexico and many other parts of the world. He crewed in the Victoria to Maui race in 2012. He was kind, generous and rich in friends. He will be remembered for his impish sense of humor. The family has requested Memorial donations be made to: Habitat for Humanity East Jefferson Neighborhood Revitalization PO Box 658 Port Townsend, WA 98368.
When you’re in the market to buy or sell a sailing or motor yacht in the Pacific Northwest, we would appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Although we’ve sold nearly a thousand boats so far, what’s far more important is the quality of the buying or selling experience you have as our customer.
Our multiple Beneteau Platinum Awards will lend you confidence that your purchase, delivery and after sales service experience with us will be a great one! We’ve enjoyed receiving awards from leading yacht builders in the world recognizing us for superior customer service and these awards are a direct result of customer feedback about your buying experience.
We’re among the first dealerships in our region to become a CPYB Fully Endorsed Brokerage whereby each of our eligible sales team and managers are Certified Professional Yacht Brokers. As both individual and corporate members of the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association and the Northwest Marine Trade Association you can be assured that we adhere to the highest standards and ethics of these fine organizations. Even the newest of our sales team has been part of our Signature Yachts family for many years!
We invite you to stop by our Seattle location. We have several new Beneteaus on display and a marina full of brokerage boats at our long standing Westlake location on Lake Union. We offer a beautiful selection of new and brokerage boats for your viewing and consideration! Come and walk our docks and meet our knowledgeable staff. Join the fun at our weekend Rendezvous! Share your cruising hopes and dreams with us and let us know how we might best be of service to you! You’re Welcome Aboard!