May 28, 2020


YBAA U Update – We have decided that 2020's YBAA U will be a Virtual Event. Here's a few details with more to come: July 14 - 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST.

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Getting Back to Business

Dear Boating Industry Professional, It’s time to get back to work in our dealerships, marinas and boatyards.

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6 Tips for Selling More in Any Market or Economy

by John Chapin

Back in 2009, while we were still in the throes of a difficult recession, I wrote an article with (almost) the same title. Well, some things have changed and some haven’t, so, here’s an updated version which applies to the current situation.

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BG Industry View

U.S. TRAFFIC, LISTING VIEWS, & LEADS The strong interest in recreational boating is reinforced by the climbing traffic and leads on Boat Trader & YachtWorld.

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Virtual ABC 2020

In case you missed the virtual 2020 American Boating Congress.

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Welcome New YBAA Members

Become a CPYB

CPYB Recertification Credit Opportunities

(Check Your CPYB Recertification Status Here)

Continuing education and professional development is essential for Yacht Sales Professionals to perform their job at the highest possible level. Certified Professional Yacht Brokers (CPYB) are required to earn a minimum of 30 credit hours of continuing education / professional development every 3 years. See the upcoming events below. 

Upcoming CPYB Recertification Events:

June 3, 2020

International Testing Day

Study Session and CPYB Exam

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