Sales Team

Tony Blanchard - General Sales Manager

Tony Blanchard

General Sales Manager
Phone: (843) 224-3033 | (843) 266-6500
Tony was born and raised on Sullivan’s Island, SC, so his love of the Charleston waterways runs deep. He worked on shrimp boats as a youth and on harbor tugboats during college. Tony graduated from the College of Charleston and immediately began working at Atlantic Littleneck Clam Farm on James Island. He managed the Family Farmer program helping investors grow their own littleneck clams in the waters of the Kiawah and Folly rivers. He then formed his own company, Blanchard Seafood, raising clams and also providing wholesale seafood services to area restaurants. Tony’s love of the water and boats led him to Palmetto Boat Sales in 2012 to take on the role of General Sales Manager. Tony works with his sales staff everyday to make sure his customers find the perfect boat for their lifestyle and budget. Tony, his wife, Tracy and kids, Katherine and Bennett, love taking their boat out most weekends for fishing, tubing and relaxing on the water.
Rick Davis - Sales and Finance

Rick Davis

Sales and Finance
Phone: (843) 810-9685 | (843) 266-6500 ext. 3304
Rick developed a passion for boating/fishing growing up in eastern NC, spending summers in Morehead City. He has been in the marine industry full time since 1995. Selling boats along the east coast from NC to Florida, Rick has developed a large client base through ensuring customers end up purchasing the best product for their needs. Also, working almost a decade for a large production boat builder, he was able to learn the industry from the OEM perspective and was in charge of factory sponsored national boat shows.Rick is our in-house financing expert, in addition to being part of the sales team, and working with national and local lenders, can provide quick and competitive finance options for your next purchase.
Shane Logsdon - Sales

Shane Logsdon

Sales
Phone: (843) 345-7337 | (843) 266-6500 ext. 3315
Shane Logsdon moved to Charleston, SC in 1993 to be on the water and attend College of Charleston. After getting his Captains License in 1999 he started a successful inshore charter business that he ran until 2006 when he started selling boats full time at Barrier Island Marine. In 2012 Shane started here at Palmetto Boat Sales assisting buyers with their Sea Fox, Regulator, Hewes, Maverick, Pathfinder, and Cobia Boat purchases. Shane Logsdon has accomplished the title of Palmetto Boat Sales Employee of the Year, Regulator Marine Mid Atlantic Salesman of the Year, and has assisted Palmetto Boat Sales in becoming the #1 Pathfinder Dealer in the Country. Outside of work Shane is married to Cheryl Logsdon and together they have twin 3 year old Hudson and Audrey. When he gets a break from chasing his kids around you would probably catch Shane offshore fishing, in a deer stand, or on his surfboard.
Robby Renken - Sales

Robby Renken

Sales
Phone: (843) 224-8564 | (843) 266-6500 ext. 3305
Born and raised here in Charleston, SC, Robby grew up in the boat business. The Renken Family has been building boats in the Lowcountry since the 1950s, first with Renken Boats and now with Sea Fox Boats. His father, Kenny Renken, owned and operated Renken Boat Center here in Charleston for over 30 years. Robby worked part time through high school and college before coming on full time at Renken Boat Center in 2001. He worked in all aspects of the family business from Service to Sales. Renken Boat Center closed in the fall of 2010 and leased the dealership to Barrier Island Marine, and Robby went to work there in early 2011. He started briefly in Sales before taking over as the Service Manager from 2011 to the spring of 2015 when he moved back into Sales. He came to Palmetto Boat Sales in the Fall of 2015 along with the Maverick Boat Group Brands, Pathfinder, Maverick, Hewes, and Cobia. Robby brings a wealth of knowledge of the boating industry and prides himself on helping clients find the best boat to suit their needs. A graduate of Porter Gaud and Clemson University, Robby resides here with his wife, Julia, and their 2 children, Robert and Sadler. Robby is an avid outdoorsman who spends as much time as possible on the water fishing or cruising with the family or in the woods hunting.
Lee Falls - Sales

Lee Falls

Sales
Phone: (843) 532-5540 | (843) 266-6500 ext. 3306
Lee started his adventures on the water at the very early age of 6, and has continued to be involved in fishing & boating in all forms. From early fun fishing and sailing days in NC, to progressing into to service departments, then delivering large fishing and sailing yachts, to being a professional captain and yacht broker, Lee has been on, and operated just about every type of vessel on the water. He takes pride in listening to and guiding his clients, and tries to ensure that they have all the information they need to make an educated and informed decision about their purchase. With over 38 years on the water, and 18 years in boat/yacht sales, and literally hundreds of boat/yacht transactions, Lee is highly qualified to help you choose the boat that will fit your needs and desires.
Michael Ebert - Sales

Michael Ebert

Sales
Phone: (843) 296-9328 | (843) 266-6505
Capt. Ryan Sasena - Marketing Manager

Capt. Ryan Sasena

Marketing Manager
Phone: (860) 575-7127 | (843) 266-6500
Ryan started in the marine industry at age 14 as a mate on a charter boat fishing on Long Island Sound. In 2008 he then started working on a private sportfishing yacht traveling up and down the east coast and Bahamas fishing in many of the major tournaments. In 2014 Ryan joined the team at Palmetto Boat Sales. Ryan received his bachelors degree in business management from the College Of Charleston, and also holds his 100 Ton Master Captain's license. He has a passion for fishing, boating and bringing that experience to others. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to talk fishing, feel free to reach out to him.

Service Team

Clay Hollingsworth - Service Manager

Clay Hollingsworth

Service Manager
Phone: (843) 266-6500
Capt. Ryan Sasena - Assistant Service Manager, Warranty Manager

Capt. Ryan Sasena

Assistant Service Manager, Warranty Manager
Phone: (860) 575-7127 | (843) 266-6500
Ryan started in the marine industry at age 14 as a mate on a charter boat fishing on Long Island Sound. In 2008 he then started working on a private sportfishing yacht traveling up and down the east coast and Bahamas fishing in many of the major tournaments. In 2014 Ryan joined the team at Palmetto Boat Sales. Ryan received his bachelors degree in business management from the College Of Charleston, and also holds his 100 Ton Master Captain's license. He has a passion for fishing, boating and bringing that experience to others. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to talk fishing, feel free to reach out to him.
Bryan Finch - Parts Manager

Bryan Finch

Parts Manager
Phone: (843) 266-6500
Jimmy Warren - Yamaha Master Technician

Jimmy Warren

Yamaha Master Technician
Logan Ray - Technician

Logan Ray

Technician
Phone: (843) 266-6500
Matt Ball - Electrician/Rigger

Matt Ball

Electrician/Rigger
Phone: (843) 266-6500
Rob Richison - Technician

Rob Richison

Technician
Marvin Hemsley - Reconditioning, Detail and Gelcoat Repair

Marvin Hemsley

Reconditioning, Detail and Gelcoat Repair
John Anthony - Yard

John Anthony

Yard