Feb 13, 2018

IYBA Board of Directors 2018 4002018 IYBA Board of Directors, from left: Andy Miles, Jeff Partin, Bob Saxon, Paul Flannery, Bob Denison, Staley Weidman, Jeff Stanley and Grant Henderson.Not pictured: Rob Burgess, Rob Newton and Carmine Galati, Sr. Photo by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) elected four members to its Board of Directors at its 2018 Annual Meeting, held on Saturday, Jan. 27th at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach. Bob Denison of Denison Yachting, Rob Newton of Superyacht Sales and Charter, and Jeff Stanley of Gilman Yachts were re-elected to two-year terms. Carmine Galati, Sr. of Galati Yacht Sales, was newly elected to a two-year term (he previously served on the Association’s Board from 2005 – 2008). Remaining on the IYBA Board of Directors are Bob Saxon of Marinemax Charters, Paul Burgess of Princess Yachts, Jeff Partin of Superyacht Sales and Charter, Grant Henderson of Sanlorenzo Americas, Staley Weidman of The Catamaran Co., and Andy Miles of Westport LLC.

Paul Flannery, IYBA president and executive director, said: "I could not ask for a better group of dedicated, hard-working professionals to share my Board responsibilities with. The passion that these men exhibit for the betterment of our industry is without equal. We have big plans for 2018 and this is the right team to get it done!"

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Vanquish BoatsAt the Toronto International Boat Show this January, we will see an increased presence for Vanquish Boats and company owner Morgan Huntley will be at the show in person. We had the opportunity to talk to Morgan Huntley and we asked him, “What attracts you to the Canadian market?”

“In 2018 Vanquish Boats transitioned into a semi-custom builder, helping to expand our positioning as the premium brand in class,” Huntley explained. “This move also allowed us to be more creative with our clients with regard to fulfilling their wants and needs for special features.”

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