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.
July 15, 2020
2 Days ~ Tuesday & Wednesday ~ 90 Minutes Each Session
4 CPYB Credits per day; 10 CPYB Credits for full attendance
July 22, 2020
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.
Date: July 8, 2020 Presenters: Eugene Samarin, Michael Fackler, Michael Northmore, & Tom Fox
Introduction of the new YBAA List of Mediators and a general overview of the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of meditation and arbitration. We will also have brief presentation about who are the Society of Marine Arbitrators, whose rules are now used in the new the new forms.
Date: June 24, 2020 Presenters: David Bohonnon, Jody McCormack, and Steven Clark
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.
Date: May 7, 2020 Presenters: Todd Lochner and Eugene Samarin, Lochner Law Firm
Please join attorneys Todd Lochner and Eugene Samarin of Lochner Law Firm as we summarize and explain the extremely important updates to the YBAA Forms.
Date: April 15, 2020 Presenter: Vincent Finetti
In this webinar, Vincent will help you discover the 12 “do or die” strategies you must implement right now. In addition, he will show you how to get your hands on a comprehensive business program to help your business survive and thrive during the COVID-19 crisis.
Date: March 25, 2020 Presenter: Jeff Merrill, CPYB
“Jeff Merrill’s e-Seminar is a great refresher for the professional yacht broker. His presentation is excellent and you are guaranteed to learn some new skills”. Michael Myers, CPYB, Boston Yacht Sales