CODE OF ETHICS
IYBA promotes professionalism and cooperation amongst its members by establishing a code of ethics and encourages best practices when engaging in transactions with other member brokers. Consumer protection is the premise for our increased level of professionalism and in the event of a disagreement amongst member brokers, the Ethics Committee is equipped to resolve disputes.
Professional seminars to keep members up to date on technology, local and international regulations, tools, trends, and many other facets of the yachting industry.
Recognizing the invaluable service and knowledge base offered by service providers allied to the yacht brokerage industry, IYBA offers a highly popular and successful Affiliate Member program. Members in this category work in marine insurance, finance, media, marketing, manufacturing, documentation, marinas, design, and other related fields
IYBA holds events throughout the year to help members build strategic industry alliances, including hospitality suites at major boat shows.
Members receive a free listing on the IYBA website and use of the IYBA logo on marketing materials. IYBA members are highly regarded as industry experts and by displaying the logo, quickly recognized as professionals.
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. The MLS allows yacht brokers to see one another’s listings with the goal of connecting buyers to sellers through a yacht sales professional (YSP).
LEGISLATIVE & COMMUNITY INVOLVMENT
IYBA maintains a presence at important industry events with the goal of removing barriers to commerce and improving consumer protections. IYBA also sponsors charitable events and assists in disaster relief efforts.
Members receive IYBA’s quarterly glossy magazine packed with member news, legislative updates, legal advice, marketing tips and other informational content. All members are encouraged to send their news to COMPASS for publication!
IYBA offers exclusive benefits such as our document library filled with various agreement and addendum templates as well as special offers for our seminars, boat shows, and more for IYBA members only