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The Worst-Case Scenario
April 24, 2017

Strictly Sail Miami Joins Miami Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium
April 12, 2017

The Marine Industry’s New Foreign Trade Zone
April 11, 2017

Spin-A-Thon with Marine Industry Cares Foundation
April 10, 2017

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Announces Date Change for 2017
April 10, 2017

American Boating Congress takes on added importance
March 29, 2017

More buyers, fewer tourists
March 28, 2017

Cruising to Cuba: Managing Your Clients’ Expectations
March 27, 2017

Brokerage sales up 7 percent in February
March 21, 2017

Buying a Yacht in Europe Legal and Tax Considerations to Keep in Mind
March 14, 2017

Drafting the Warranty of Title When the Seller is a Legal Entity
March 08, 2017

Brokerage sales rise in February
March 06, 2017

New owners plan continuity with Florida boat shows
March 03, 2017

Informa Exhibitions acquires three major US Yacht Shows from Active Interest...
March 02, 2017

Yachts Miami Beach touts success of new-look show
March 01, 2017

3 Simple Ways to Double Your Boat Listings - Part 1 'How can I get more...
February 27, 2017

Compass Magazine article wins...
February 23, 2017

Congressional Boating Caucus has new leaders
February 13, 2017

Yachting to Cuba - a beautiful exception to the embargo
January 31, 2017

Diversity in the Marketplace
January 25, 2017

Yachts Miami Beach Unveils Boat Roster
January 06, 2017

Yacht Miami Beach details new additions for 2017 Boat Show
January 06, 2017

SHORING UP YOUR COMPANY’S RANKS
January 03, 2017

The Dangerous Myth of the Three-Twelve Closing
December 20, 2016

International Yacht Brokers Association
December 12, 2016

Trade grants offered for Florida companies exhibiting in Colombia
December 09, 2016

It Pays to Make Haste When a Delay Damages Provision Is in Place
November 23, 2016

Engineer's Corner - Preventive Maintenance
November 17, 2016

Make Your Listing Agreement Bullet-Proof:
November 14, 2016

Florida Yacht Brokers Association has a new name
November 11, 2016

Florida Yacht Brokers Association changes name
November 08, 2016

FYBA rebrands as International Yacht Brokers Association
November 08, 2016

Money Matters: Escrow Agents and Deposits
November 07, 2016

Boat Show Best Practices-Today’s Yacht Buyers Have Changed. You Need to...
November 01, 2016

Foreign-Flagged Yachts, Cruising Licenses, and Offers to Sell or Chart...
August 29, 2016

Phantom Listings-What Can We Do About Them?
July 28, 2016

Spoofing, Phishing and Spearphishing How to Protect Your Business - and...
July 25, 2016

NEW STUDY PROVES FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW INJECTS HUNDREDS...
July 18, 2016

Attracting Newcomers - It’s Not as Complicated as You Think
July 16, 2016

A Refresher on the Choice of Foreign Registration or U.S. Documentatio...
June 30, 2016

ABC 2016: Industry hits Capitol Hill in lobbying effort
May 12, 2016

ABC 2016: Attendance increase speaks to mobilized industry
May 11, 2016

Boat sales in March reach best mark since 2008
April 20, 2016

Florida Yacht Brokers Association Reports Highly Successful 2016 Yacht...
April 08, 2016

Coast Guard Clarifies Requirements for Foreign-Flagged Yachts
April 07, 2016

A Brief Summary of Brokers’ Rights – Part 2.
April 07, 2016

EFFECTED IMMEDIATLY: Getting Your Broker’s License: Electronic Fingerprint...
April 07, 2016

Push for Passage of Deferred Importation Legislation Heads FYBA’s Agenda...
April 07, 2016

Engineer’s Corner: Good Vibrations
April 07, 2016

Marketing Savvy: Send in the Drones
April 07, 2016

Boat Show Update: New at Yachts Miami Beach - Superyachts & Skyline
April 07, 2016

FYBA yacht engineering seminar educates brokers, captains, engineers,...
April 06, 2016

MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement, charte...
March 31, 2016

Big crowds boost sales at Palm Beach show
March 24, 2016

Denison tapped as new Hatteras yachts dealer.
March 23, 2016

High-enders kept Collins Ave. busy
March 22, 2016

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show signs with producer through 20...
March 14, 2016

Legislature bans overnight anchoring on Fort Lauderdale's Middle River
March 08, 2016

Miami mayor unveils plan for Miami Marine Stadium
March 08, 2016

A Brief Summary of Brokers’ Rights – Part 1.
February 25, 2016

A Refresher on the Choice of Foreign Registration or U.S. Documentation...
February 25, 2016

Florida Yacht Brokers Association Elects New President
February 16, 2016

YACHTS MIAMI BEACH
February 01, 2016

Watson Island Deep Harbour marina coming alive
January 22, 2016

Miami boat show gets approval of final permit
January 07, 2016

Longtime yacht show renamed Yachts Miami Beach
December 10, 2015

Miami brokerage show has new name, but same location.
December 10, 2015

Lawmakers Approve Christie Plan to Slash Sales Tax on Yachts
December 07, 2015

Foreign-Flagged Superyacht Sales Restrictions in U.S. Waters to Ease?
November 19, 2015

Congresswoman Seeks to Bring More Jobs to FL
November 17, 2015

U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel to introduce legislation allowing U.S....
November 17, 2015

FYBA event sale of foreign-flagged yachts to U.S. citizens while in U.S....
November 17, 2015

Bill would make more yachts available to U.S. buyers
November 17, 2015

Yacht brokers push for change in import law
November 17, 2015

Bill would make more yachts available to U.S. buyers
November 10, 2015

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Show Management
November 02, 2015

Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) To Host FLIBS Press Event Featuring...
October 30, 2015

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Approves Highway Bill,...
October 28, 2015

VIP Experience at FLIBS
October 26, 2015

FLIBS VIP Experience Aims to Attract More High-Net-Worth Individuals to...
October 26, 2015

Marine Industry: The three-year itch
October 19, 2015

NMMA warns Cuba cruisers to ‘manage expectations’
October 13, 2015

Yacht Exports Growing out of Port Everglades
October 08, 2015

Treasury and Commerce Announce Further Amendments to the Cuba Sanctions...
September 28, 2015

Christie's call for 50% tax cut on boat sales approved by N.J. Senate
September 25, 2015

A Sinking Christie Throws Tax Line to Boaters to Buoy Popularity
September 11, 2015

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Moore & Co.
August 19, 2015

Compromise Extends Boat Tax Break to Smaller Vessels
August 12, 2015

VAT Changes in Greece
July 23, 2015

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Cummins, Inc.
July 08, 2015

FYBA to Boost Marine Economy
July 08, 2015

BULLETIN BOARD
July 08, 2015

2015 Ad Rates & Specs
July 02, 2015

Local yacht transport firm seeks share of Australia market
July 02, 2015

U.S., Cuba Open Embassies
July 01, 2015

Super yachts will soon be allowed to stay in Washington waters – tax free...
July 01, 2015

NJ Sales Tax Limit Sails Through Legislature
June 29, 2015

Harvey Gulf Aquires Golf Coast Shipyard
June 29, 2015

FL Brokers Seek Change to Foreign-flagged Law
June 23, 2015

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - BankUnited
June 22, 2015

Marine Industry cheers Florida's Tax Cap on Yacht Repair
June 17, 2015

Florida Governor Scott Passes Sales Tax Cap on Boat Repairs
June 16, 2015

Yacht Brokers Push for Change in Import Law
May 14, 2015

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Advanced Mechanical Enterprises (AME)
May 14, 2015

A Visit to the Hill
May 14, 2015

New River Needs New Solutions
May 04, 2015

New York Caps Sales Tax on Yachts to Compete with Florida
April 16, 2015

FYBA Announces Cindy Sailor as Executive Director
April 01, 2015

USCG Case Processing Date Report
March 30, 2015

Sponsor Highlight – Willis Marine
March 04, 2015

FYBA Bulletin Board
March 04, 2015

Charter News
March 01, 2015

The American Boating Congress - May 11-13 Washington DC
March 01, 2015

Sunny Days and Serious Buyers at This Year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show in...
February 25, 2015

ABC: A pivotal event, now more than ever
February 24, 2015

MIAMI 2015: Superyacht marina takes shape for 2016
February 17, 2015

MIAMI 2015: NMMA president touts industry’s recovery
February 12, 2015

Yacht at Rest, Mind at Ease
February 10, 2015

FYBA Announces its 2015-2016 Board of Directors Presents “Broker of the...
February 09, 2015

Robert Allen Law
February 09, 2015

Allied Marine president wins top Florida broker honor
February 05, 2015

Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters
February 02, 2015

Six-Pack Exemption Means Boon to USVI Economy
January 20, 2015

FYBA’s Event-Full New Year
January 19, 2015

Preparations under way for Yacht & Brokerage Show
January 15, 2015

Yachting's Legend
January 13, 2015

Sponsor Highlight
January 13, 2015

Discovering Asia: The Indonesian Archipelago
January 06, 2015

After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015
December 28, 2014

What a Year for the FYBA!
December 08, 2014

On-Board Injuries and Maritime Jurisdiction
December 01, 2014

Time-out Needed on All Aboard Florida
November 24, 2014

Industry is seeing many successes on the state level
November 18, 2014

Yacht & Brokerage Show returns to Miami Beach in February
November 17, 2014

New Report Shows Economic Impact of Boating in South Florida
November 10, 2014

Are the Americans back in business?
November 04, 2014

Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters
October 24, 2014

Industry study set for release at Lauderdale show
October 20, 2014

New Seminar, FLIBS Booth and Higher Charter Industry Profile Spell Growth...
September 30, 2014

Tahiti & French Polynesia
September 30, 2014

Reminder: Save Access In Biscayne National Park
September 18, 2014

Kicking Off Boat Show Season!
September 02, 2014

What Does the FYBA Mean to You?
July 31, 2014

FYBA Brokerage Forms Update
July 30, 2014

Large yachts turn heads, but don’t forget the jobs
July 30, 2014

Seeing a Supersize Yacht as a Job Engine, Not a Self-Indulgence
July 25, 2014

Marine-Career Growth in South Florida
June 17, 2014

In Florida, advocacy is making boating better
June 17, 2014

President Obama signs dredging legislation into law
June 12, 2014

Letter from the Executive Director: FYBA “Springs” Into Action
June 04, 2014

Yacht Ownership, Charter Operations and the IRS
June 04, 2014

Yachtworld.com Reports Brokerage Sales Up In FL
June 04, 2014

Vessel Arrests and How to Avoid Them
June 01, 2014

U.S. Brokerage Sales Make Progress in April
May 15, 2014

Marine Industry Day in Florida set for June
May 01, 2014

ShowBoats Global Order Book Report
March 04, 2014

Jones Act Impacting New Jersey Roads
February 28, 2014

Preparation under way for American Boating Congress
February 27, 2014

As region, Florida tops nation in 2013 brokerage sales
February 24, 2014

Yachts Move into Place in Miami
February 10, 2014

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show adds new location
January 21, 2014

On-Board Injuries and Maritime Jurisdiction
January 01, 2014

Boat sales are on pace to exceed 2012 levels
December 19, 2013

Brokerage sales continue gains in November
December 11, 2013

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show adds second location
December 10, 2013

Consumer confidence recovers from 2-year low
November 26, 2013

Florida jobless rate drops to 6.7 percent
November 22, 2013

Boat sales show double-digit gains in October
November 21, 2013

Brokerage sales continue growth in October
November 14, 2013

FYBA Co-Hosting the American Boating Congress
November 14, 2013

Slips at the Town Docks are in demand, and the demand for larger slips...
November 07, 2013

Sales Tax Cap Works in Florida
October 22, 2013

Boat sales see solid gains in September
October 18, 2013

Florida revenues rise in the wake of sales tax cap
October 15, 2013

Tax the Rich? Tried before; doesn't work
September 18, 2013

Florida congressman mourned as strong industry advocate
September 13, 2013

Chairman Camp Statement on the Passing of the Honorable Clay Shaw, Jr.
September 11, 2013

FL Governor Touts Importance of Marine Mfg
August 22, 2013

Brokerage sales show gains in July
August 12, 2013

NMMA reports new-boat sales gains in 2012
June 12, 2013

Brokerage sales hit milestone in May
June 11, 2013

CBP Announces New Small Vessel Reporting System
May 20, 2013

American Boating Congress Lineup
March 28, 2013

Late Winter Postpones "Thaw"
March 27, 2013

American Boating Congress Brings Prominent Policymakers, Industry Voices...
March 25, 2013

Boat sales hit key milestone in 2012
March 18, 2013

Maryland's Tax on Boats
March 13, 2013

2013 Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show kick-off party raises $14,000 to benefit...
March 11, 2013

Yacht & Brokerage Show reports boost in displays
March 06, 2013

American Boating Congress Invitation
March 05, 2013

Flagler Bridge Closing
March 01, 2013

Congressional Boating Caucus: How important is it?
February 28, 2013

Sales of Foreign Flagged Vessels
February 20, 2013

Exhibitors Upbeat After Miami Show
February 20, 2013

Broward's $10.6 Billion Boating Industry
February 08, 2013

Offshore accounts not the be all and end all of superyacht registratio...
February 06, 2013

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show offers more parking, shuttles
February 04, 2013

Yachting VAT Note
January 30, 2013

Navigate the Boat Show Bond
January 29, 2013

Italian police search for fuel bunkering violations
January 29, 2013

Italian, French marinas hit by rogue waves
January 29, 2013

Brunswick Adjusting to Uneven Industry Recovery
January 25, 2013

Washington Wave
January 25, 2013

Supreme Court Rules on Standard for Determining What is a Vessel
January 24, 2013

American Boating Congress 2013
January 24, 2013

Miami shows prepare for large turnout
January 21, 2013

FYBA Co-Hosts 2013 American Boating Congress
January 10, 2013

NMMA's Washington Wave
January 10, 2013

Industry Leaders Gather for Third Growth Summit, Establish Recreational...
January 07, 2013

Hatteras Yachts for Sale, to Lay off 105 Employees
January 04, 2013

Lower Taxes, More Income for All, Part2
December 07, 2012

Lower Taxes, More Income for All
December 04, 2012

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Ends on High Note for Many
October 30, 2012

Florida Anchoring Information Tip Sheet
October 23, 2012

It Comes With the Job - Right Place at the Right Time
October 23, 2012

California eases entry regulations for superyachts
October 17, 2012

Yachtworld Showcase Women in Nominations
October 01, 2012

Yachts tend to stay in the Med
September 25, 2012

VAT Rules Change, Still Uncertain
September 19, 2012

What Do I Get For My Dues?
September 13, 2012

Florida, The Funshine State
September 04, 2012

Italian government starts tax raids on yachts
August 20, 2012

Lauderdale marina files for bankruptcy protection
August 13, 2012

Boating Advocates Reach for Tax Relief
August 06, 2012

Presidential Politics, Presidential "Yachts"
July 19, 2012

A President, A Yacht, And A Secret Operation
July 19, 2012

Capitol Lookout: Yacht stigma clouds marine industry interests
July 16, 2012

Luxury in the Yachting Capital of the World
July 09, 2012

Broward Signs Two New Build Contracts
June 29, 2012

Fort Lauderdale marina gains support for upgrade
June 22, 2012

Brokerage sales reach five-year high in May
June 08, 2012

Marine companies sign up for export program
May 31, 2012

Florida trade group unveils new website
May 31, 2012

Balearic government confirms anchorage restrictions won't affect super...
May 31, 2012

Consumers cast off fears, purchase boats
May 28, 2012

Singapore Yacht Show reports positive results
May 25, 2012

South Florida boating industry expects good turnout for Memorial Day w...
May 23, 2012

Brokerage sales see growth in April
May 10, 2012

Rising GDP leads to boom in yachting
May 09, 2012

Sardinian government to refund millions in yacht tax
May 01, 2012

Boats are selling again, dealers say
May 01, 2012

2012 American Boating Congress a Success for Recreational Boating
April 30, 2012

Rich Asians go full steam ahead into superyachts
April 30, 2012

American Boating Congress focuses on economy, election
April 26, 2012

Marine Industry Sees Reasons for Optimism at the recent Palm Beach International...
April 12, 2012

Florida's Sales Tax Cap Helps Yacht Brokers Sell
April 06, 2012

A Review of Brokered Boat Sales in Florida under the Sales & Use Tax C...
April 04, 2012

Advice on the Bahamas
March 27, 2012

Optimism infuses Palm Beach International Boat Show
March 22, 2012

FYBA Planning 2012 Seminars
March 20, 2012

Dredging Set to Start on S Florida Canal
March 19, 2012

27th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show Signals Marine Industry...
March 12, 2012

Sinking feeling might be over for First Coast's boating industry
March 11, 2012

Brokerage Sales Show Increase in February
March 08, 2012

The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach Reports Strong Results
March 01, 2012

TARGETED TAX REDUCTION PRODUCES WIN-WIN FOR FLORIDA
March 01, 2012

The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach Reports Strong Results
March 01, 2012

Italian Berthing Tax Update
March 01, 2012

NMMA to hold receptions at Republican, Democratic conventions
February 24, 2012

Italian Berthing Tax
February 18, 2012

43 percent importation tax to China
February 10, 2012

Florida Broker Regulations To Remain Law
May 04, 2011

Bill # CS/HB-5005 Deregulating FL Yacht Brokers Would Undermine
April 27, 2011

Yacht & Ship Brokers Act Does Not Threaten Competition
April 14, 2011

Trade associations speak out against deregulation of Florida's brokerage...
April 08, 2011

Deregulating Florida's Yacht Brokers
April 06, 2011

HB 5005 Passes Committee, Yacht Industry and Interior Designers Warn of...
April 03, 2011

Florida Legislature means business as it tackles 10 major reforms - PO...
April 02, 2011

CS/HB 5005 on Calendar; 2nd Reading Next Session on Wednesday
April 01, 2011

CS/HB 5005 Update 3/31
March 31, 2011

CS/HB 5005 : Bill added to Second Reading :
March 31, 2011

CS/HB 5005 (2011) : Reported out of Appropriations Committee on 3/31/2011...
March 31, 2011

CALL TO ACTION NEEDED TODAY
March 29, 2011

CS/HB5005 UPDATE: Your Help Is Needed In Support of FL Yacht & Ship Brokers...
March 28, 2011

Refloating Florida's Boats
May 06, 2010

Tax Cap Passes Legislature
April 30, 2010

Opinion: Why state should cap yacht tax
April 28, 2010

Boat taxes and Consequences
April 28, 2010

Tax cap would help Florida yacht sales
April 24, 2010

Yacht Purchase Tax Break on the Table in Florida
April 23, 2010

Sales tax cap on yachts distasteful but practical
April 21, 2010

Florida yacht tax cap gains another ally
April 20, 2010

Tax cap on yachts makes sense
April 19, 2010

Tax Me: Don't Harass Me
April 19, 2010

Rep. Grady's legislation aids business in Florida
April 18, 2010

Florida House passes tax breaks other incentives
April 07, 2010

House passes tax cap on yachts
April 06, 2010

Florida Legislature plans to cap sales tax on yachts
March 30, 2010

Florida industry officials look to cap tax on new boat sales
March 26, 2010

Florida brokers work to cap sales tax, keep yachts in state
January 25, 2010

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