November 22, 2021

CPYB Spotlight

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The Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) Council held its annual meeting last week.
We are thrilled to see that they have in store for 2022!  Click here to learn
more about the CPYB program.

Sales Tips w/ John Chapin

Increase Sales by Getting Back to Basics

The greatest in any field of endeavor has always been great at the basics. Vince Lombardi, the great Green Bay Packers coach, said football comes down to two things: blocking on offense and tackling on defense, and his great Packer teams spent 80% of their time on those in practice. Red Auerbach, who coached the Boston Celtics to eight consecutive championships, had his players practice free throws and shots from very short distances over and over again. Read More

Members News

Established TEN-YEAR Brokerage Offered For Sale   

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Gulf South Yacht Sales, LLC
(Mandeville, Madisonville, Covington and Mississippi Gulf Coast)
Offered at $400,000
Annual Income 2020: $112,360
Annual Income 2021 year to date $142,499

Contact: Owners, Pud’n & Jerry Waller
985-807-2628 for more info.


Industry News

Brewer Yacht Sales is proud to announce the
opening of its second South Carolina Location

Brewer Yacht Sales is proud to announce the opening of its second South Carolina location at Charleston, inside Safe Harbor’s Charleston City Marina. “We are excited to grow our network of buyers & sellers by expanding in the Charleston area; we look forward to fostering new relationships and maintaining those built by our broker Sean Kelly, who will be moving from the Port Royal office to our Charleston location. Sean has a long and successful history of new and brokerage sales in the Charleston area” says Hal Slater, CPYB, President of Brewer Yacht Sales. Read More

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December 14, 2021

CPYB Recertification Credit Opportunities
(Check Your CPYB Recertification Status Here)

Continuing education and professional development are 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 21 credit hours of continuing education/professional development every three years.

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