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February 7-8, 2023
Eligible for 7 Hours of CE
ABYC is pleased to bring back SUR/TECH, a virtual event providing continuing education and technical training for marine surveyors, technicians, and other industry professionals.
February 16, 2023
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
This webinar will outline the role and duties of the yacht broker and the surveyor. We will review the broker’s expectations of the surveyor and vice versa. At the end of the webinar, we will create a check list of responsibilities that can be a helpful tool in the future. If both Broker and Surveyor have satisfied expectations, it should mean you have a satisfied customer.
March 14, 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM EDT
Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by Jeff Merill, CPYB. In this two-hour session, Jeff will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam.
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The pandemic is over and as a result we are starting to see changes in the marketplace, and we all had better be ready for them. We are not trying to spread pessimism, but when times get tough being overextended can be very dangerous.
There’s an idea I share during my speeches that massively increases the business of everyone who follows it. It is not for the faint of heart and it takes some work but, f you’re willing to do it, it will significantly grow your business. Many of you are going to groan, wince, swear, or do all three when you hear this. Few people will be willing to do it. Please don’t be fooled by it’s simplicity, after all, most problems have simple solutions, we as humans just like to complicate them so we have an excuse for a lack of success.
Proposals to protect endangered right whales from extinction have put Florida's two U.S. senators at odds with environmentalists. Senators from Florida and the Carolinas are criticizing a federal plan to change seasonal speed limits on vessels near ports including Jacksonville to prevent collisions with the vanishing whales, the Florida Times-Union reported.
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Certified Professional Yacht Brokers
Yacht Sales Professionals (brokers, dealers, salespeople) have a benchmark for measuring their skills, abilities and performance, while, at the same time, enhancing their marketing value. Boat sellers and buyers are in a better position to select qualified, competent sales professionals with confidence and trust. If you want to set yourself apart, the Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) program is for you.