YBAA Elects New Officers & Directors

The Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA), North America’s oldest and largest industry organization serving yacht sales professionals, recently announced the election of new officers and board members for the coming year.

Stanton Murray, CPYB, President of Murray Yacht Sales, Inc., with locations in New Orleans, LA and Pensacola, FL was elected YBAA President, leading the association’s board of directors.

The board includes 13 YBAA member brokers from throughout the U.S. and Canada. The other newly-elected YBAA officers and board members include:

V.P. – Linda Warren, CPYB, East Coast Yacht Sales, Salem, MA

Treasurer – Jay LeBow, CPYB, Annapolis Sailyard, Inc., Annapolis, MD

Past President – Rod Rowan, CPYB, Crusader Yacht Sales, Annapolis, MD Board Member – David Walters, David Walters Yachts, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL Board Member – Hall Slater, CPYB, Brewers Yacht Sales, Westbrook, CT

Board Member – Donald Finkle, RCR Yachts, Youngstown, NY

The Yacht Brokers Association of America was founded in 1920 and exists to unite yacht brokers throughout North America in order to establish, promote and enforce high standards of professional and ethical conduct.

The Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) designation is awarded to qualified and experienced brokers upon successful completion of a rigorous written exam. Since 2002, the CPYB exam has provided a benchmark for the professional performance of yacht brokerage and sales throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information about YBAA visit www.ybaa.com and for CPYB visit www.cpyb.net.

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