About CPYB

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.

 

 

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Certified

CPYB Certification is the mark of excellence for yacht sales professionals throughout North America.

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Earning Certification


CPYB brokers have met professional qualifications and have successfully passed a three-hour examination, testing their skills and knowledge as yacht sales professionals. If you are committed to professionalism and have what it takes, we invite you to apply.

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Renew Your
Certification

Retaining certification ensures you stay current with industry trends.

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Renew Your Certification


As you know, staying competitive and successful requires a continuing commitment to educating yourself on the latest industry information and insights. That is why the basis of CPYB Recertification requires your participation in educational activities and professional involvement that help you to remain one of the most experienced brokers in the brokerage industry.

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Upcoming Pre-Approved Events

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Thu
1
2022
December 1, 2022
10:00AM - 12:00PM EST

CPYB International Exam Prep Day

Preparation Session

Any CPYB Candidate (or CPYB certified member) is invited to participate in this exam prep session led by Staley Weidman, CPYB.  In this two-hour session, Staley will cover key topics under each of the five Principal Knowledge categories candidates will encounter on the exam. 

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Sun
4
2022
December 4-6, 2022

IYBA/YBAA 2022 Brokers Summit

Eligible for 7 Hours of CE

Join IYBA and YBAA as they join forces and bring a 3-day event like the industry has never seen before.

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Gary Smith, CPYB, Sarasota Yachts Presented the Vincent J. Petrella Chairman’s Award
02/01/2022

Gary Smith, CPYB, Sarasota Yachts Presented the Vincent J. Petrella Chairman’s Award

(Annapolis, MD) On January 27, 2022, during the International Yacht Brokers Association’s (IYBA) 2022 Annual Dinner in Sunrise, Florida, the Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) program presented the 2021 Vincent J. Petrella Chairman’s Award to Gary Smith, CPYB, owner of Sarasota Yacht and Ship in Sarasota, Florida.


CPYB Broker News
06/01/2020

CPYB Broker News

Do you want to share news about recent sales, new hires, office expansion or other business updates and successes for FREE! Just send your news items by the 10th of the month along with any photos to jpskov@ybaa.yachts.