Chairman's Award

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Chairman’s Award.  This award, established in 2019, recognizes a CPYB who exemplifies exceptional service and support in the promotion of the profession and the CPYB program. Carmine Galati Sr., founder of Galati Yacht Sales was our first award recipient. 

We are asking for your assistance in identifying and nominating individuals who you feel meet these criteria:

  • A CPYB in good standing
  • Actively engage in boating/sailing activities on a local, regional and/or national level
  • Exemplify the professionalism, ethical behavior, and business practices that are the trademark of the CPYB certification
  • Actively promote the CPYB program as a way for industry professionals to demonstrate their knowledge and professionalism

The recipient will be chosen based on evidence provided by the nominator as part of the application. In January 2021, the recipient will be awarded an engraved Weems & Plath gift as their personal keepsake and highlighted in a press release and on the CPYB website.

Nominations for the 2020 Chairman's Award recipient are now closed


Past Recipients


To be Awarded January 2021


Carmine Galati