January 22, 2019

You Had the Question… YBAA Found the Answer

By: Vince Morvillo, CPYB, PMO e-Seminar Moderator and Member of YBAA Board of Directors

What was the question? How do you get information that is vital to and can help your business move forward? YBAA’s answer … YBAA’s Principal, Owners and Managers e-Seminars. These e-Seminars are exclusive to and aimed at the needs of the dealer/brokerage owner.

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Boating United - 2018 Advocacy Successes

By: Nicole Vasilaros, Boating United

In 2018, Boating United advocates like you engaged at record levels – making the voice of the recreational boating industry louder than ever before:

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The Two Most Important Character Traits of Successful Salespeople

By: John Chapin

We know there are many character traits that determine long-term sales success or failure. That said, I find there are two key traits that really separate the cream of the crop from everyone else.

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YBAA Co-Hosts 2019 American Boating Congress

By: Vincent J Petrella, CPYB – YBAA Executive Director

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Don’t Miss Out on the 2019 American Boating Congress

By: Thomas Dammrich, NMMA President

As a new Congress takes the reins in Washington, D.C., your participation in the American Boating Congress is more important than ever.

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It’s Fueling Season: What to Do If You See an Oily Sheen In or Around Your Marina

By: Vincent M. Falcigno, CLU, CIC, Gowrie Group Commercial and Environmental Insurance Specialist

One of Gowrie Group’s core principles is to help our marine industry clients and partners manage and mitigate their exposures to risk. In the marine trades segment, understanding your environmental responsibilities and the financial consequences of releases of petroleum or hazardous substances into navigable waters, or to adjoining shorelines, is critically important.

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Member News 

Ensign Class Association's Newest Inductee
Vince Morvillo, who won the 2004 Ensign National Championship in Newport, Rhode Island, was inducted into the Ensign Class Association’s Hall of Fame today. Although obviously an excellent sailor, what made his Newport victory even more impressive and unique is that he is completely visually impaired. Congratulations, Vince!

Do you want to share news about recent sales, new hires, office expansion or other business updates and successes for FREE! Just send your news items by the 10th of the month along with any photos to vpetrella@ybaa.com.

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CPYB Recertification Credit Opportunities

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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 here. 

Upcoming CPYB Recertification Events:

January 23, 2019

CPYB Only e-Seminar

Due Diligence

3 CPYB Recertification Credits

February 13, 2019

YBAA/ CPYB Principals e-Seminar

Fuel Spills

3 CPYB Recertification Credits

February 27, 2019

YBAA/ CPYB e-Seminar

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3 CPYB Recertification Credits

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