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February 2015 Newsletter

YBDSA Newsletter February 2015

Welcome to the February issue As some of you have never been to our offices here in Petersfield I thought I would make an open invitation for any of you who are in the area to drop by. We are always pleased to see Members. I also realise that yo

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December 2014 newsletter

YBDSA Newsletter December 2014

Welcome to the December issue Christmas is upon us and another year has passed by. It has been an odd year with a lot of ups and downs – the phones ringing off the hook and then going quiet according to what you have been telling us. Let’s hope

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October Newsletter

YBDSA Newsletter October 2014

As we move into autumn the flurry of sales activity eases, and any troublesome deals can hopefully be brought to a conclusion. September’s weather was unusually good, extending the season and providing a good base for the Southampton Internation

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ABYA Newsletter August 2014

I hope you have had a good summer with plenty of business and time for a holiday with the family. We are now back into boat show season with all that brings. We were pleased to be asked to work with Boatshop 24 on their Southampton International Boat

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Welcome to the June Newsletter

ABYA Newsletter June 2014

The office continues to be very busy with a wide variety of queries on all our areas of activity, plus new codings and renewals, tonnage measurements, VAT, RCD and customs warehouse movements. The Practical Brokerage course in May had 15 deleg

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Seawork 2014

Seawork Newsletter May 2014

With nearly 600 exhibitors occupying 11,000m2 of halls, plus exhibits on the Quayside and up to 60 vessels afloat, Seawork 2014 (Tues 10-Thurs 12 June, ABP Port of Southampton, UK) will be full of innovative ideas to make your commercial marine enter

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April Newsletter 2014

YBDSA Newsletter April 2014

April is traditionally the month when boat sales pick up, with Easter as the pivotal point.  However, sales are still proving difficult to bring to fruition with clients seemingly unwilling to commit. We are working to get to th

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Welcome to the February Issue

YBDSA February Newsletter

Since the last newsletter we have had the London and Dusseldorf boat shows. Although smaller this year, some Members did report good business at London. A number of Members also attended Dusseldorf which had almost 250,000 visitors, up on 2013, and r

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Encouraging start to the new year

ABYA members are generally reporting an uplift of business in the new year which is encouraging, but it will be some time before we see anything like the volume and prices of a few years ago.  Reports from Boot at Dusseldorf, which

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YBDSA December Newsletter

YBDSA December Newsletter

This is the last newsletter of what has been another busy year. Over 470 tonnage measurements and still a few left to go before the end of the year – getting back up to earlier years’ levels which is encouraging. Certifying Authority figures are hold

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