June 5, 2018

YBAAUYBAA's annual low-cost YBAA University (YBAA U) events are offered each summer, providing yacht sales professionals with full-day educational programs including: industry issues panels, technology and sales tool insights, timely legal updates, ABYC delivered yacht systems and technical presentations, hot topics discussion round tables and valuable peer-to peer networking.

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8:15 – 9:00 Registration. Coffee and Pastries available.

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome, YBAA/CPYB Update (CPYB, 5 min sponsor presentation)

9:30 – 10:45 YachtWorld/BoatWizard/YachtCloser Presentation - (Courtney Chalmers, Brad Parker, Providence and Annapolis)

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:00 Technical Presentation - (ABYC - John Adey, Providence and Annapolis)

12:00 – 12:45 Networking Lunch

12:45 – 1:15 Keynote Address – (Freya A. Olsen, Senior Program Manager, Discover Boating, Providence and Annapolis)

1:15 – 2:15 Legal Presentation - (Providence, Chris McNally, Todd Lochner, Annapolis)

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:45 Broker Panel Discussion – YBAA Forms, Broker Interpretation - (JP Skov, Annapolis, Providence)

3:45 – 4:00 Session Wrap-up (prize drawing*)

Canadian Yachting magazine is a sponsor of CPYB. For more information visit: http://ybaa.com/aws/YBAA/pt/sp/yachtbrockerageu

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The award, presented annually to sites that achieve excellence in safety while reducing injuries and enhancing safety programming, is one of only four facilities across all of Brunswick to receive the award for 2017. To qualify, sites must also demonstrate a sustainable cultural commitment to safety, along with broad-based employee engagement in safety activities.

“Safety in everything we do is a message that is built into the fabric of our culture at Mercury Marine,” said Jim Sutton...READ MORE

 

SKIPPERBUD’S JOINS BENETEAU POWERBOATS DEALER NETWORK

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Beneteau’s Powerboats Division. SkipperBud’s will add the Gran Turismo, the Monte Carlo and the Swift Trawler lines to dealership portfolios in Eastern Michigan and Ohio.

“This is a natural evolution for SkipperBud’s, Beneteau is already a wonderful partner. SkipperBud’s has been a large Four Winns, Glastron, and Scarab dealer throughout the Midwest for many years. We are excited to expand our product offerings in these markets.” Mike Pretasky, JR., President.

The 2019 model year inventory is on the way! Look for the Gran Turismo 40 and 46 in showrooms very soon. This fall the Swift Trawler 35 will make her debut in SkipperBud’s Midwest locations. READ MORE

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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