IYBA hosts a variety of annual educational seminars and networking events designed to help our members stay abreast of importantindustry business and legal trends, and build important strategic alliances throughnetworking with colleagues.

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IYBA hosts six seminars/summits per year. They focus on career development by sharing the latest trends andupdates in the marine industry. Topics may include advise from attorneys, insurers, finance companies, manufacturers,marketing experts and industry leaders in the effort to help hone your skills as a professional yacht broker, charter broker or other marine industry professional.


IYBA Seminar

  • Yacht Engineering Seminar
  • East Coast Yacht Sales Summit
  • West Coast Yacht Sales Summit
  • Charter Seminar
  • Yacht Sales & The Law Seminar
  • Newbuild & Refit/Yacht Sales Charter & The Law

Brokers & Charter Open Houses

The IYBA Brokers and Charter Open Houses are held at the Bahia Mar Marina. See the latest yachts offered for sale or charter and meet their amazing crews, while interacting with other professionals in the marine industry. As a member you can register your vessel(s) with IYBA and we make sure Bahia Mar reserves a slip for you.

*This event is free to attend for members and $20 for non-members in the marine industry.

Annual Golf Scramble

Every June IYBA organizes a Golf Scramble.For golfers of all skills – or no skills, the ‘scramble’ format means everyone has a chance. Enjoy a great day on the links networking, sharing stories and trying to win the $25,000 (or sponsored item of equal value) hole-in-one contest. If you don’t have a complete team of 4, don’t worry. We’ll put youtogether with other golfers to form a winning team!

Annual Meeting & Dinner

IYBA invites all of its members and event sponsors to the Annual Meeting and Dinner as a way to thank them for supporting our association. After a cocktail reception there is a short presentation and handing out awards, followed by dining and dancing to the sounds of a live music band. This festive annual event takes place at the beginning of the new year.