January 21, 2020

Business Etiquette for Salespeople

By John Chapin

Ten Steps to Sales Greatness...

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Longtime NMMA CMO Carl Blackwell Steps Down as Discover Boating Reaches Key Milestones

General NMMA News

NMMA today announced that Carl Blackwell, its longtime chief marketing officer and president of Discover Boating, has decided to step down. The move comes as the Discover Boating campaign reaches key milestones and hits its stride in attracting new boaters to the boating lifestyle.

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YBAA University 2020

Early Bird Registration Opens April 20, 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

May 12-14, 2010

Earn 10 CPYB Recertification Credits

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NMMA Announces Memorandum of Understanding with Transport Canada to Ease Entry of NMMA Certified Vessels into Canada

NMMA Certification

NMMA today announced it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transport Canada to ease the entry of NMMA Certified boats and yachts for sale into the Canadian marketplace.

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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

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