CPYB e-Seminars & Pre-Approved Events

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 3 CPYB Recertification Credits.

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. 

 

November 2020

Tue
17
2020
November 17-18, 2020

CAC 2020 Annual Meeting

TBA

December 2020

Wed
2
2020
December 2, 2020
9:00AM-4:00PM

International Testing Day

Exam Prep Session and CPYB Exam

Various Locations Offered

January 2020

Wed
22
2020
January 22, 2020

Attracting Buyers and Sellers to select you as their Yacht Broker

Presenter: Jeff Merrill, CPYB, Founder, JMYS Yacht Brokerage

March 2020

Wed
11
2020
March 11, 2020

CPYB e-Seminar: Vessel Charter Market in the Pacific Northwest

Presenter: Larry Thompson, CPYB, Tim Hoving, CPYB, Russ Tennant

April 2020

Wed
15
2020
April 15, 2020

12 Steps to Handle The COVID-19 Crisis

Presenter: Vincent Finetti

May 2020

Wed
27
2020
May 27, 2020

CPYB e-Seminar: Vessel Charter Market in the Pacific Northwest

Presenter: Larry Thompson, CPYB, Tim Hoving, CPYB, Russ Tennant

June 2020

Wed
17
2020
June 17, 2020
12:00-1:00PM

LLC Yacht Purchases and Applicable Laws

Presenter: Tony Witek, Yacht Broker, Emerald Pacific Yachts

Wed
24
2020
June 24, 2020
12:00-1:00PM

Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeiture, Yacht Broker Considerations

Presenters: David Bohonnon, Jody McCormack, and Stephen Clark of Bohonnon Law Firm

Criminal and civil forfeitures for yachts and vessels have become quite lucrative for State and Federal authorities and are on the rise as reported by the US Treasury. Here to stay at least for a while, recreational vessels subject to forfeiture or its taint are growing in popularity for disposition and present both obstacle and opportunity for the yacht brokerage community. We examine the elements of criminal and civil forfeiture of yachts in this seminar.

July 2020

Wed
22
2020
July 22, 2020
12:00-1:00PM

YBAA/CPYB e-Seminar: Learn why Yacht Donation is the right tool to help your business

Dudley, Roger, and Jorge @AMIKids

Yacht donation provides Owners with immediate relief of holding expenses and reasonable tax benefits. Once donated, vessels are improved and listed for sale or lease at a competitive price, and with interest-free terms. Facilitating brokers retain the listing throughout and appropriately compensated.

August 2020

Thu
20
2020
August 20, 2020
12:00-1:00PM

YBAA/CPYB e-Seminar: Understanding the Florida Yacht and Ship Brokers' Act

Date: August 20, 2020 Speaker: Danielle Butler, Esq.

Danielle will review CHAPTER 326, FLORIDA STATUTE concerning the YACHT AND SHIP BROKERS’ ACT within FLORIDA’s ADMINISTRATIVE CODE and how it applied to you as a non-licensed yacht broker wanting to conduct business in the State of Florida.  She will walk you through the procedure on how to file for your Salesperson or Yacht Broker’s License with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations. 

September 2020

Wed
2
2020
September 2, 2020
12:00-1:00PM

YBAA/CPYB e-Seminar: Benefits & Best Formulas for Screen to Screen Selling in Boat Sales

Date: September 2, 2020 Speaker: Vincent Finetti

Screen to Screen Selling is one of the most powerful sales strategies you will ever use today.

Thu
3
2020
September 3, 2020
9:00AM-4:00PM

International Testing Day

Exam Prep Session and CPYB Exam

Various Locations Offered

Tue
22
2020
September 22-24, 2020

2020 IYBA Yacht Sales Summit

Date: September 22-24

The 16th annual IYBA Yacht Sales Summit will cover all aspects of adjusting to the new world of virtual sales.