YBAA e-SEMINARS

YBAA and CPYB present a varied series of teleconference e-Seminars throughout the year, many FREE, providing valuable education and insights for participating Yacht Sales Professionals. e-Seminars facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience to help identify potential pitfalls and the possible solutions for the multitude of challenges that a broker or brokerage owner and/or manager faces daily. Specific e-Seminars are available for brokerage principals, CPYB brokers, brokers and other industry leaders.

Participation at each e-Seminar provides 1 CPYB Recertification Credit.

Upcoming e-Seminars will be listed below, on the event calendar on the right and will be promoted in the monthly Yacht Broker e-Newsletter.

Do you have suggestions for future topics or presenters? Contact JP Skov,YBAA Executive Director. 

March 2024

Thu
14
2024
March 14, 2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Navigate the New Industry Owned MLS with Hal Slater of Brewer Yacht Sales and Garrett Schwartz of Yachtbroker.org

Webinar Date: March 14, 2024

Zoom

Join industry experts Hal Slater from Brewer Yacht Sales and Garrett Schwartz from YachtBroker.org for an insightful webinar on navigating the dynamic landscape of the industry-owned MLS. In this session, you'll gain invaluable insights into seamlessly adding listings on YachtBroker.org and effortlessly syncing them with the revolutionary new Retail MLS, Yachtr.com. Learn the intricacies of creating Listing Agreements, PSAs, and Closing Documents with precision using BoatDox.org. Plus, uncover the step-by-step process to building a cutting-edge website with YachtBroker.org to elevate your online presence and attract discerning clients. Don't miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in the yacht brokerage industry. Register now to secure your place!

April 2024

Wed
17
2024
April 17, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CPYB Webinar: Hosted by CYBA

Webinar Date: April 17, 2024

Zoom

TBD

May 2024

Thu
16
2024
May 16, 2024
12:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Brokers Brunch: Hosted by YBAA

Brunch Date: May 16, 2024

Zoom

TBD

June 2024

Thu
13
2024
June 13, 2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

YBAA Webinar: TBD

Webinar Date: June 13, 2024

Zoom

Wed
19
2024
June 19, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CPYB Webinar: Setting Sail with Confidence: A Guide to Ensuring a Fantastic First Boat Buying Experience for First Time Boat Buyers (FTBB)

Webinar Date: June 19, 2024

Zoom

Embark on an enriching journey with our exclusive webinar as we guide you seamlessly through the exciting world of boat buying! Benefit from the wealth of knowledge shared by seasoned boat enthusiasts and industry experts, gaining valuable insights to choose the perfect boat for your needs. Navigate the complexities of paperwork, financing, and negotiations effortlessly, ensuring a smooth and stress-free purchase process. Join us as we delve into essential safety tips and receive equipment recommendations, guaranteeing that your inaugural voyage is both enjoyable and secure.

July 2024

Wed
17
2024
July 17, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CPYB Webinar: Hosted by Boating Ontario

Webinar Date: July 17, 2024

Zoom

Thu
18
2024
July 18, 2024
12:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Brokers Brunch: Hosted by NYBA

Brunch Date: July 18, 2024

Zoom

TBD

September 2024

Thu
19
2024
September 19, 2024
12:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Brokers Brunch: TBD

Brunch Date: September 19, 2024

Zoom

TBD

November 2024

Thu
7
2024
November 7, 2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST

YBAA Webinar: TBD

Webinar Date: November 7, 2024

Zoom

Wed
20
2024
November 20, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CPYB Webinar: Hosted by BCYBA

Webinar Date: November 20, 2024

Zoom

TBD

Thu
21
2024
November 21, 2024
12:00PM - 2:00PM EDT

Brokers Brunch: TBD

Webinar Date: November 21, 2024

Zoom

TBD

December 2024

Wed
18
2024
December 18, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CPYB Webinar: Hosted by NYBA

Webinar Date: December 18, 2024

Zoom

TBD

CPYB Webinar: Best Practices for Securing and Maintaining Your Listings

Webinar Date: February 21, 2024

This webinar will explore optimal approaches to ensure the security and upkeep of a listing agreement. Through an examination of the listing contract, attendees will get a better understanding of the responsibilities of the listing broker and effective strategies for presenting your capabilities to prospective listing clients. The presentation will conclude with a highlight of the significance of keeping sellers well-informed throughout the boat selling process.

CPYB Webinar: 2023 Yacht Market - A Look Back

Webinar Date: January 17, 2024

Join us for an exclusive webinar, "2023 Yacht Market: A Look Back with Insight into the Future," where we set sail through the highs and lows of North America's Yacht market over the past year. Hosted by industry experts and seasoned analysts, this webinar promises an in-depth exploration of the status and health of yacht sales activity and inventory, offering you a comprehensive understanding of the market dynamics that shaped 2023.

CPYB Webinar: Marine Insurance in 2023

Webinar Date: December 6, 2023

Over the past several years, vessel brokerages have seen a great increase in the number of first time buyers of larger vessels and/or owners wanting to purchase large vessels (over 10’ jumps in length) without requisite experience- and this has led to a great number of vessel sales transactions falling apart in the closing stages due to the purchaser not being able to procure insurance coverage. The goal of the presentation is to better equip vessel dealerships/brokerages to manage such situations, and better utilize their resources.

CPYB Webinar: Host BCYBA: Understanding Common Electrical Systems

Webinar Date: November 8, 2023

Join Jeff Cote from Pacific Yacht Systems while he dives in and uncovers the common marine electrical systems. You will leave understanding these systems and able to identify deficiencies that are commonly uncovered on pleasure boats. Do not miss your opportunity to have a conversation with this subject matter expert.