NEWS & EVENTS
Board of Directors Elections
The BOD elections will be held again this November. Please email Emily email@example.com or call the NYBA office 206-748-0012 to let us know if you have someone you would like to nominate for vote.
CPYB Apprentice Program
Interested in becoming CPYB but not quite at your 3 year mark as a broker? Call the NYBA office to find out more about the CPYB apprentice program. There are a ton of opportunities and resources to get you ready to become certified!
SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendars for the January Boat Show — January 27 to February 4, 2017. With 1 ticket and 2 locations at Centurylink FielD Event center and South Lake Union.
Annual Christmas Party
Save the date for this year's NYBA Christmas party, a bash to be remembered! This year it will be held at the Ballard Bay Club on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Look for your email invite soon.
New 2016 DOR Guide
The Department of Revenue has updated its Guide for Vessel Brokers and Dealers. Please find the new guide in the Member's Corner »
We now have a Northwest Yacht Brokers Association Facebook page for all our members to keep up to date on industry news, association events, etc. Like the page now! »
www.boatingindustry — On any given day in the Northwest, even one of those beautiful summer days, there are thousands of perfectly nice boats tied up to the dock. While at the same time, there are thousands of people who would love nothing more than to be out boating. Full story »
www.boatingindustry — With Memorial Day marking the kickoff to the summer boating season, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported Wednesday healthy growth for the $35.4 billion U.S. recreational boating industry, with an estimated 171,500 new powerboats sold in 2014, an increase of 6.4 percent over 2013. Full story »
bitterendblog.com — Salish Sea Pilot has just released its 2015 Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands and Desolation Sound cruising guides. The guides are completely rebuilt and will soon be followed by guides to Puget Sound and the Sunshine Coast. Full story »
boatingindustry.com — Watching what's going on with the government – especially at the Federal level – can often be an agonizingly slow affair. I've often heard comments about how our industry issues never get addressed, so why get involved in efforts like the American Boating Congress. Full story »
flotanavium.com — Springtime. When the seagulls soar overhead, eyeballing scraps from fish boats and the terns begin squawking at 6 AM like prehistoric birds--hence our gate's nickname "Jurassic Dock." It's also the time of year in our sweet little marina when we awake to the sound of bow thrusters and engines in full reverse--the morning stillness broken by shouting couples screaming directions--or arguing about directions not clearly given. Yes indeed, it is boating season. Full story »