December 19, 2019

Marine Lending in 2020 and Beyond

Larry Reagan - Director of Marine & Recreational Lending - OceanPoint Marine Lending - A Division of BankNewport

As we stand on the precipice of a new decade, with the struggles and lessons of the 2007 Financial Meltdown still fresh in our memories, what can we expect from Marine Lending in 2020 and beyond?  What new products and service advances are on the horizon?  And perhaps, just as importantly, what are we doing to avoid repeating some of the costly mistakes from the past?

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YBAA University 2020

Too early to save the dates, not for 2020!

YBAA is planning a special YBAA U program for 2020 to recognize and celebrate YBAA 100 Anniversary and the fact that YBAA is the oldest, continuous yacht broker association in the Universe.

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2020 Sail America Conference Comes To Annapolis

Earn 10 CPYB Recertification Credits

The two-day Sail America Industry Conference (SAIC) is the place for Sailing Industry professionals to learn about new topics and trends, receive updates, and network with over 150 participants. The conference hosts speakers, workshops and panel discussions with industry leaders and colleagues. Featured events include a group activity, a day-and-a-half of educational seminars, an industry reception and more.

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How to Become Great at Selling

By John Chapin

Ten Steps to Sales Greatness...

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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:

March 11, 2020

Vessel Charter Market in the Pacific Northwest – Industry Growth – Selling Vessels into Charter

Presented By: Larry Thompson, CPYB, CAC

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May 12-14, 2020

Sail America Industry Conference

10 CPYB Recertification Credits for Full Attendance on Wednesday & Thursday

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