Welcome To IYBA

IYBA Events

IYBA holds a variety of educational and networking events throughout the year to help our members stay abreast of important business and legal trends and build important strategic industry alliances.

Worldwide events

Although IYBA hosts a lot of important events, we can't do them all. See at a glance what other marine industry events are happening worldwide.


The member listing service (MLS) is a database established by our industry’s leading professional yacht broker associations to collect, control & provide data about vessels for sale and is exclusively for yacht sales professional use.

COMPASS magazine

This quarterly, professionally written, edited and designed publication is a must have for marine industry insiders. COMPASS provides the latest information on industry news and trends, member news, legal advice and more.

IYBA for the benefit of all marine industry professionals

Legislative Affairs

Another one of IYBA's most important services is an ongoing government affairs program. It monitors and sponsors legislation to enhance and grow the yacht brokerage industry and help remove barriers to commerce.

Document Library

Through IYBA's member maritime attorneys, IYBA offers its members the yacht brokerage industry's best contract and forms, which are constantly updated to ensure they set the standard for our industry.

Member Directory

An overview of all IYBA members and see the newest additions to the IYBA family. IYBA members have access to the contact details of other members in the member portal.


What's going on in the marine industry? See our latest news, updates and articles.

As an IYBA Member, you'll have access to some of IYBA's exclusive privileges. Some of those privileges include seminars, professional development, legal advocacy, networking events, open houses, and legislative clout.
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In development since 1999, the yacht broker certification project objective has been set a performance baseline for professional yacht brokers nationwide.