IYBA NEWS

Apr 24

The Worst-Case Scenario

Danielle J. Butler
Apr 12

Strictly Sail Miami Joins Miami Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium

Michele DeSantis
Apr 11

The Marine Industry’s New Foreign Trade Zone

Michele DeSantis
Apr 10

Spin-A-Thon with Marine Industry Cares Foundation

Michele DeSantis
Apr 10

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Announces Date Change for 2017

Michele DeSantis
Mar 29

American Boating Congress takes on added importance

Michele DeSantis
Mar 28

More buyers, fewer tourists

Michele DeSantis
Mar 27

Cruising to Cuba: Managing Your Clients’ Expectations

Cindy Sailor
Mar 21

Brokerage sales up 7 percent in February

Michele DeSantis
Mar 14

Buying a Yacht in Europe Legal and Tax Considerations to Keep in Mind

BY JANET XANTHOPOULOS,
Mar 08

Drafting the Warranty of Title When the Seller is a Legal Entity

Stephanie Kline - Robert Allen Law
Mar 06

Brokerage sales rise in February

Michele DeSantis
Mar 03

New owners plan continuity with Florida boat shows

Michele DeSantis
Mar 02

Informa Exhibitions acquires three major US Yacht Shows from Active Interest Media

Michele DeSantis
Mar 01

Yachts Miami Beach touts success of new-look show

Michele DeSantis
Feb 27

3 Simple Ways to Double Your Boat Listings - Part 1 'How can I get more listings?'

VINCENT FINETTI
Feb 23

Compass Magazine article wins...

Michele DeSantis
Feb 13

Congressional Boating Caucus has new leaders

Michele DeSantis
Jan 31

Yachting to Cuba - a beautiful exception to the embargo

Cindy Sailor
Jan 25

Diversity in the Marketplace

Michele DeSantis
Jan 06

Yachts Miami Beach Unveils Boat Roster

Michele DeSantis
Jan 06

Yacht Miami Beach details new additions for 2017 Boat Show

Michele DeSantis
Jan 03

SHORING UP YOUR COMPANY’S RANKS

DIANE BYRNE
Dec 20

The Dangerous Myth of the Three-Twelve Closing

MARK BUHLER DAVID R. MAASS
Dec 12

International Yacht Brokers Association

Dianed Garcia
Dec 09

Trade grants offered for Florida companies exhibiting in Colombia

Cindy Sailor
Nov 23

It Pays to Make Haste When a Delay Damages Provision Is in Place

Lars Altman
Nov 17

Engineer's Corner - Preventive Maintenance

BY RICH MERHIGE, Engineer’s Corner Advanced Mechanical Enterprises (AME)
Nov 14

Make Your Listing Agreement Bullet-Proof:

BY ROBERT ALWINE & UMBERTO BONAVITA, Robert Allen Law
Nov 11

Florida Yacht Brokers Association has a new name

Nov 08

Florida Yacht Brokers Association changes name

Nov 08

FYBA rebrands as International Yacht Brokers Association

Nov 07

Money Matters: Escrow Agents and Deposits

BY DANIELLE J. BUTLER, Luxury Law Group
Nov 01

Boat Show Best Practices-Today’s Yacht Buyers Have Changed. You Need to Change the Way You Identify and Interact with Them

Aug 29

Foreign-Flagged Yachts, Cruising Licenses, and Offers to Sell or Charter

BY DAVID R. MAASS, Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay, P.A.
Jul 28

Phantom Listings-What Can We Do About Them?

BY MIKE DAVEY & STEPHANIE KLEIN, Robert Allen Law
Jul 25

Spoofing, Phishing and Spearphishing How to Protect Your Business - and Your Clients’ Money - from Cybercrime

BY LOUISA BECKETT, Turnkey Communications & PR, Inc
Jul 18

NEW STUDY PROVES FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW INJECTS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO FLORIDA’S ECONOMY

Jul 16

Attracting Newcomers - It’s Not as Complicated as You Think

BY DIANE M. BYRNE
Jun 30

A Refresher on the Choice of Foreign Registration or U.S. Documentation

May 12

ABC 2016: Industry hits Capitol Hill in lobbying effort

May 11

ABC 2016: Attendance increase speaks to mobilized industry

Apr 20

Boat sales in March reach best mark since 2008

Apr 08

Florida Yacht Brokers Association Reports Highly Successful 2016 Yacht Engineering Seminar

Apr 07

Coast Guard Clarifies Requirements for Foreign-Flagged Yachts

David R. Maass, Law Firm
Apr 07

A Brief Summary of Brokers’ Rights – Part 2.

Michael Moore, Moore & Co. Law Firm
Apr 07

EFFECTED IMMEDIATLY: Getting Your Broker’s License: Electronic Fingerprint FAQs

Apr 07

Push for Passage of Deferred Importation Legislation Heads FYBA’s Agenda for the American Boating Congress

Apr 07

Engineer’s Corner: Good Vibrations

Rich Merhige, Advanced Mechanical Enterprises
Apr 07

Marketing Savvy: Send in the Drones

Louisa Beckett, Turnkey Communications & PR, Inc.
Apr 07

Boat Show Update: New at Yachts Miami Beach - Superyachts & Skyline

Louisa Beckett, Turnkey Communications & PR, Inc.
Apr 06

FYBA yacht engineering seminar educates brokers, captains, engineers, more

Mar 31

MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement, charter

Mar 24

Big crowds boost sales at Palm Beach show

Mar 23

Denison tapped as new Hatteras yachts dealer.

Mar 22

High-enders kept Collins Ave. busy

Mar 14

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show signs with producer through 2046

Mar 08

Legislature bans overnight anchoring on Fort Lauderdale's Middle River

Mar 08

Miami mayor unveils plan for Miami Marine Stadium

Feb 25

A Brief Summary of Brokers’ Rights – Part 1.

Michael Moore, Moore & Co. Law Firm
Feb 25

A Refresher on the Choice of Foreign Registration or U.S. Documentation - Part 2

Mark Buhler, Buhler Law Firm P.A.
Feb 16

Florida Yacht Brokers Association Elects New President

Feb 01

YACHTS MIAMI BEACH

Jan 22

Watson Island Deep Harbour marina coming alive

Jan 07

Miami boat show gets approval of final permit

Dec 10

Longtime yacht show renamed Yachts Miami Beach

dhemlock@sunsentinel.com,
Dec 10

Miami brokerage show has new name, but same location.

Dec 07

Lawmakers Approve Christie Plan to Slash Sales Tax on Yachts

Nov 19

Foreign-Flagged Superyacht Sales Restrictions in U.S. Waters to Ease?

Nov 17

Congresswoman Seeks to Bring More Jobs to FL

Nov 17

U.S. Congresswoman Lois Frankel to introduce legislation allowing U.S. sales of foreign-flagged yachts

Nov 17

FYBA event sale of foreign-flagged yachts to U.S. citizens while in U.S. waters

Nov 17

Bill would make more yachts available to U.S. buyers

Nov 17

Yacht brokers push for change in import law

Nov 10

Bill would make more yachts available to U.S. buyers

Doreen Hemlock
Nov 02

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Show Management

Oct 30

Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) To Host FLIBS Press Event Featuring Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Oct 28

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Approves Highway Bill, Provides Reauthorization for SFRBTF

Oct 26

VIP Experience at FLIBS

Oct 26

FLIBS VIP Experience Aims to Attract More High-Net-Worth Individuals to the Boat Show

Kim Kavin
Oct 19

Marine Industry: The three-year itch

Oct 13

NMMA warns Cuba cruisers to ‘manage expectations’

Oct 08

Yacht Exports Growing out of Port Everglades

Sep 28

Treasury and Commerce Announce Further Amendments to the Cuba Sanctions Regulations

Sep 25

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

Sep 11

A Sinking Christie Throws Tax Line to Boaters to Buoy Popularity

Aug 19

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Moore & Co.

Aug 12

Compromise Extends Boat Tax Break to Smaller Vessels

Jul 23

VAT Changes in Greece

Greek Yachting Association
Jul 08

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Cummins, Inc.

Jul 08

FYBA to Boost Marine Economy

Jul 08

BULLETIN BOARD

Jul 02

2015 Ad Rates & Specs

June Watt
Jul 02

Local yacht transport firm seeks share of Australia market

By Doreen Hemlock, Sun Sentinel
Jul 01

U.S., Cuba Open Embassies

Jul 01

Super yachts will soon be allowed to stay in Washington waters – tax free – for 180 days

Patti Payne, Puget Sound Business Journal
Jun 29

NJ Sales Tax Limit Sails Through Legislature

Jun 29

Harvey Gulf Aquires Golf Coast Shipyard

Jun 23

FL Brokers Seek Change to Foreign-flagged Law

Jun 22

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - BankUnited

Jun 17

Marine Industry cheers Florida's Tax Cap on Yacht Repair

Doreen Hemlock
Jun 16

Florida Governor Scott Passes Sales Tax Cap on Boat Repairs

May 14

Yacht Brokers Push for Change in Import Law

May 14

SPONSOR HIGHLIGHT - Advanced Mechanical Enterprises (AME)

May 14

A Visit to the Hill

May 04

New River Needs New Solutions

Apr 16

New York Caps Sales Tax on Yachts to Compete with Florida

Apr 01

FYBA Announces Cindy Sailor as Executive Director

Mar 30

USCG Case Processing Date Report

Mar 04

Sponsor Highlight – Willis Marine

FYBA
Mar 04

FYBA Bulletin Board

FYBA
Mar 01

Charter News

By ecpy.org
Mar 01

The American Boating Congress - May 11-13 Washington DC

NMMA.org/abc
Feb 25

Sunny Days and Serious Buyers at This Year’s Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach

Danny Grant
Feb 24

ABC: A pivotal event, now more than ever

Norm Schultz - Soundings Trade Only
Feb 17

MIAMI 2015: Superyacht marina takes shape for 2016

Richard Armstrong - Soundings Trade Only
Feb 12

MIAMI 2015: NMMA president touts industry’s recovery

Jim Flannery-Soundings Trade Only
Feb 10

Yacht at Rest, Mind at Ease

Edwin Schoon
Feb 09

FYBA Announces its 2015-2016 Board of Directors Presents “Broker of the Year” and Other Awards

Ann Vernon
Feb 09

Robert Allen Law

Robert Allen Law
Feb 05

Allied Marine president wins top Florida broker honor

Soundings Trade Only
Feb 02

Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters

Jan 20

Six-Pack Exemption Means Boon to USVI Economy

Carol Bareuther
Jan 19

FYBA’s Event-Full New Year

Ann Vernon
Jan 15

Preparations under way for Yacht & Brokerage Show

Soundings Trade Only
Jan 13

Yachting's Legend

John Weller
Jan 13

Sponsor Highlight

FYBA
Jan 06

Discovering Asia: The Indonesian Archipelago

Bart Kimman and Lies Sol
Dec 28

After strong 2014 rebound, marine industry upbeat on 2015

Doreen Hemlock of the Sun Sentinel
Dec 08

What a Year for the FYBA!

Ann Vernon
Dec 01

On-Board Injuries and Maritime Jurisdiction

A. Benjamin Chiriboga
Nov 24

Time-out Needed on All Aboard Florida

Nov 18

Industry is seeing many successes on the state level

Norm Schultz-Soundings Trade Only
Nov 17

Yacht & Brokerage Show returns to Miami Beach in February

Soundings Trade Only
Nov 10

New Report Shows Economic Impact of Boating in South Florida

NMMA
Nov 04

Are the Americans back in business?

William Mathieson-SuperyachtNews.com
Oct 24

Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters

Jeff Erdmann
Oct 20

Industry study set for release at Lauderdale show

Soundings Trade Only
Sep 30

New Seminar, FLIBS Booth and Higher Charter Industry Profile Spell Growth for FYBA

Ann Vernon
Sep 30

Tahiti & French Polynesia

Captain Claude Akers
Sep 18

Reminder: Save Access In Biscayne National Park

Sep 02

Kicking Off Boat Show Season!

Ann Vernon
Jul 31

What Does the FYBA Mean to You?

Ann Vernon
Jul 30

FYBA Brokerage Forms Update

Stephanie Klein, Bob Allen & Christopher Anderson
Jul 30

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

Bill Sisson - Soundings Trade Only
Jul 25

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

PAUL SULLIVAN - NYTimes Wealth Matters
Jun 17

Marine-Career Growth in South Florida

Jun 17

In Florida, advocacy is making boating better

Norm Schultz - Soundings Trade Only
Jun 12

President Obama signs dredging legislation into law

Reagan Haynes-Soundings Trade Only
Jun 04

Letter from the Executive Director: FYBA “Springs” Into Action

Ann Vernon
Jun 04

Yacht Ownership, Charter Operations and the IRS

David Bohonnon
Jun 04

Yachtworld.com Reports Brokerage Sales Up In FL

Gary Beckett
Jun 01

Vessel Arrests and How to Avoid Them

May 15

U.S. Brokerage Sales Make Progress in April

John Burnham - Yachtworld.com
May 01

Marine Industry Day in Florida set for June

Reagan Haynes-Soundings Trade Only
Mar 04

ShowBoats Global Order Book Report

Feb 28

Jones Act Impacting New Jersey Roads

Fox News
Feb 27

Preparation under way for American Boating Congress

Reagan Haynes
Feb 24

As region, Florida tops nation in 2013 brokerage sales

John Burnham, YachtWorld.com
Feb 10

Yachts Move into Place in Miami

Jan 21

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show adds new location

Soundings Trade Only
Jan 01

On-Board Injuries and Maritime Jurisdiction

A. Benjamin Chiriboga, Moore & Company, P.A.
Dec 19

Boat sales are on pace to exceed 2012 levels

Reagan Haynes-Soundings
Dec 11

Brokerage sales continue gains in November

John Burnham, YachtWorld.com
Dec 10

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show adds second location

Soundings Trade Only
Nov 26

Consumer confidence recovers from 2-year low

Florida Current Staff
Nov 22

Florida jobless rate drops to 6.7 percent

Gray Rohrer-The Florida Current
Nov 21

Boat sales show double-digit gains in October

Jack Atzinger-Soundings
Nov 14

Brokerage sales continue growth in October

Nov 14

FYBA Co-Hosting the American Boating Congress

Nov 07

Slips at the Town Docks are in demand, and the demand for larger slips is growing.

Aleese Kopf
Oct 22

Sales Tax Cap Works in Florida

Oct 18

Boat sales see solid gains in September

Soundings Trade Only
Oct 15

Florida revenues rise in the wake of sales tax cap

Jeff Erdmann
Sep 18

Tax the Rich? Tried before; doesn't work

Lance McMillan
Sep 13

Florida congressman mourned as strong industry advocate

Soundings Trade Only
Sep 11

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

Aug 22

FL Governor Touts Importance of Marine Mfg

Aug 12

Brokerage sales show gains in July

John Burnham-Soundings Trade Only
Jun 12

NMMA reports new-boat sales gains in 2012

Reagan Haynes-Soundings
Jun 11

Brokerage sales hit milestone in May

John Burnham-Soundings
May 20

CBP Announces New Small Vessel Reporting System

Mar 28

American Boating Congress Lineup

Mar 27

Late Winter Postpones "Thaw"

Mar 25

American Boating Congress Brings Prominent Policymakers, Industry Voices to Washington D.C.

NMMA
Mar 18

Boat sales hit key milestone in 2012

Mar 13

Maryland's Tax on Boats

Gary Jobson
Mar 11

2013 Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show kick-off party raises $14,000 to benefit Shake-A-Leg Miami

Yachting Experts
Mar 06

Yacht & Brokerage Show reports boost in displays

Soundings-Trade Only
Mar 05

American Boating Congress Invitation

Mar 01

Flagler Bridge Closing

Michael Lieberum-USCG
Feb 28

Congressional Boating Caucus: How important is it?

Norm Schultz
Feb 20

Sales of Foreign Flagged Vessels

David M. Bohonnon
Feb 20

Exhibitors Upbeat After Miami Show

Feb 08

Broward's $10.6 Billion Boating Industry

Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, and Paul Leary
Feb 06

Offshore accounts not the be all and end all of superyacht registration

Feb 04

Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show offers more parking, shuttles

Jan 30

Yachting VAT Note

Jan 29

Navigate the Boat Show Bond

Dorie Cox
Jan 29

Italian police search for fuel bunkering violations

The Triton
Jan 29

Italian, French marinas hit by rogue waves

The Triton
Jan 25

Brunswick Adjusting to Uneven Industry Recovery

Jan 25

Washington Wave

NMMA
Jan 24

Supreme Court Rules on Standard for Determining What is a Vessel

NMMA Washington Wave
Jan 24

American Boating Congress 2013

NMMA Washington Wave
Jan 21

Miami shows prepare for large turnout

Reagan Haynes(Soundings Trade Only)
Jan 10

FYBA Co-Hosts 2013 American Boating Congress

Jan 10

NMMA's Washington Wave

Jan 07

Industry Leaders Gather for Third Growth Summit, Establish Recreational Boating Leadership Council to Address Six Priority Action Areas

Jan 04

Hatteras Yachts for Sale, to Lay off 105 Employees

Dec 07

Lower Taxes, More Income for All, Part2

Dec 04

Lower Taxes, More Income for All

Oct 30

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Ends on High Note for Many

South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Oct 23

Florida Anchoring Information Tip Sheet

Oct 23

It Comes With the Job - Right Place at the Right Time

Oct 17

California eases entry regulations for superyachts

Esther Barney
Oct 01

Yachtworld Showcase Women in Nominations

Sep 25

Yachts tend to stay in the Med

Lucy Chabot Reed-The Triton
Sep 19

VAT Rules Change, Still Uncertain

Sep 13

What Do I Get For My Dues?

Sep 04

Florida, The Funshine State

Michael Sciulla
Aug 20

Italian government starts tax raids on yachts

Soundings Trade Only
Aug 13

Lauderdale marina files for bankruptcy protection

Soundings Trade Only
Aug 06

Boating Advocates Reach for Tax Relief

Jul 19

Presidential Politics, Presidential "Yachts"

Jul 19

A President, A Yacht, And A Secret Operation

Jul 16

Capitol Lookout: Yacht stigma clouds marine industry interests

Michael Sciulla
Jul 09

Luxury in the Yachting Capital of the World

Jun 29

Broward Signs Two New Build Contracts

Jun 22

Fort Lauderdale marina gains support for upgrade

Soundings Trade Only
Jun 08

Brokerage sales reach five-year high in May

Soundings Trade Only
May 31

Marine companies sign up for export program

Soundings Trade Only
May 31

Florida trade group unveils new website

Soundings Trade Only
May 31

Balearic government confirms anchorage restrictions won't affect superyachts

William Mathieson
May 28

Consumers cast off fears, purchase boats

Patrick Peterson, FLORIDA TODAY
May 25

Singapore Yacht Show reports positive results

Soundings Trade Only
May 23

South Florida boating industry expects good turnout for Memorial Day weekend

Justine Griffin, Sun Sentinel
May 10

Brokerage sales see growth in April

John Burnham
May 09

Rising GDP leads to boom in yachting

China Daily
May 01

Sardinian government to refund millions in yacht tax

Belinda Liversedge
May 01

Boats are selling again, dealers say

Michael Pollick-Herald Tribune
Apr 30

2012 American Boating Congress a Success for Recreational Boating

NATIONAL MARINE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
Apr 30

Rich Asians go full steam ahead into superyachts

John O'Callaghan(Reuters)
Apr 26

American Boating Congress focuses on economy, election

Trade Only Today
Apr 12

Marine Industry Sees Reasons for Optimism at the recent Palm Beach International Boat Show

Show Management Boat Show Newsletter
Apr 06

Florida's Sales Tax Cap Helps Yacht Brokers Sell

Apr 04

A Review of Brokered Boat Sales in Florida under the Sales & Use Tax Cap

Thomas J Murray & Associates, Inc
Mar 27

Advice on the Bahamas

Lucy Chabot Reed
Mar 22

Optimism infuses Palm Beach International Boat Show

Emily Roach
Mar 20

FYBA Planning 2012 Seminars

Mar 19

Dredging Set to Start on S Florida Canal

Trade Only Today
Mar 12

27th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show Signals Marine Industry Growth

Show Management
Mar 11

Sinking feeling might be over for First Coast's boating industry

Drew Dixon
Mar 08

Brokerage Sales Show Increase in February

John Burnham
Mar 01

The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach Reports Strong Results

Show Management
Mar 01

TARGETED TAX REDUCTION PRODUCES WIN-WIN FOR FLORIDA

FYBA
Mar 01

The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach Reports Strong Results

Pierson Grant Public Relations
Mar 01

Italian Berthing Tax Update

Francesco Luise (J. Luis & Sons, Ltd)
Feb 24

NMMA to hold receptions at Republican, Democratic conventions

Soundings
Feb 18

Italian Berthing Tax

Lucy Chabot Reed
Feb 10

43 percent importation tax to China

Soundings Trade Only
May 04

Florida Broker Regulations To Remain Law

Apr 27

Bill # CS/HB-5005 Deregulating FL Yacht Brokers Would Undermine

FYBA News Desk
Apr 14

Yacht & Ship Brokers Act Does Not Threaten Competition

FYBA News Desk
Apr 08

Trade associations speak out against deregulation of Florida's brokerage industry

Apr 06

Deregulating Florida's Yacht Brokers

Crom Littlejohn
Apr 03

HB 5005 Passes Committee, Yacht Industry and Interior Designers Warn of Problems

Denis Maley, Bradenton Times
Apr 02

Florida Legislature means business as it tackles 10 major reforms - POLLS

Ryan Mills and Jonathan Matisse
Apr 01

CS/HB 5005 on Calendar; 2nd Reading Next Session on Wednesday

Mar 31

CS/HB 5005 Update 3/31

Mar 31

CS/HB 5005 : Bill added to Second Reading :

Mar 31

CS/HB 5005 (2011) : Reported out of Appropriations Committee on 3/31/2011 12:24:51 PM

Mar 29

CALL TO ACTION NEEDED TODAY

FYBA News Desk
Mar 28

CS/HB5005 UPDATE: Your Help Is Needed In Support of FL Yacht & Ship Brokers Act

FYBA News Desk
May 06

Refloating Florida's Boats

Wall Street Journal
Apr 30

Tax Cap Passes Legislature

Apr 28

Opinion: Why state should cap yacht tax

Cromwell Littlejohn
Apr 28

Boat taxes and Consequences

Mark Ercolin
Apr 24

Tax cap would help Florida yacht sales

Jeff Erdmann
Apr 23

Yacht Purchase Tax Break on the Table in Florida

Patrick Sciacca
Apr 21

Sales tax cap on yachts distasteful but practical

Michael Mayo
Apr 20

Florida yacht tax cap gains another ally

Trade Only Today
Apr 19

Tax cap on yachts makes sense

Sun Sentinel Editorial
Apr 19

Tax Me: Don't Harass Me

The Triton
Apr 18

Rep. Grady's legislation aids business in Florida

Fortmyersbeachtalk.com
Apr 07

Florida House passes tax breaks other incentives

BILL KACZOR
Apr 06

House passes tax cap on yachts

Mar 30

Florida Legislature plans to cap sales tax on yachts

Dorie Cox - The Triton
Mar 26

Florida industry officials look to cap tax on new boat sales

IBI Magazine
Jan 25

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

Lucy Chabot Reed