Another Successful Practical Yacht Brokers Course

Published: 25 March 2024


From the 19-20 March 2024, we held the second Practical Yacht Brokers course in partnership with British Marine.

This year's course took place at Solent Hotel and Spa in Fareham and welcomed over 20 delegates.

Attendees enjoyed 2 days of insightful talks, presentations and interactive exercises from leading industry experts on the subjects of marine Law, Anti-Money Laundering and KYC, Insurance, VAT and RCD.

Here's what our delegates said:

ABNB Boat Brokerage: "Thank you for organising another successful course. Daniel enjoyed his two days with you and is looking forward to future training and membership with ABYA."

Clipper Marine: "Great two days of training! Thank you so much!"

Trout's Boatyard: "Thank you for running this course! Holly has come back full of ideas and excited to get going with brokerage."

Thank you and congratulations to all who attended and successfully completed this popular course.

Many thanks also goes out to all the expert speakers for sharing their valuable knowledge and industry updates which will allow the attending yacht brokers to practice their profession at a high standard.

This year's speakers included:

James Crew and Dominic Prisco – Close Brother Aviation and Marine

Lucy Goff – LA Marine, Marine Lawyers

Sarah Harrigan – SmartSearch, Anti Money Laundering Services

Chris Ibbotson – Boatpoint Limited

Peter Norris – Network Yacht Brokers

Alasdair Reay – HPi Verification Services Ltd, UKCA certification approved body

Dean Shaw – Coleman Insurance, Marine Insurance

Jim Suswain - VAT services, PKF-Francis Clark, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers

Ben Sutcliffe-Davies – Ben Sutcliffe Marine, Small Craft Surveyor

Alastair Walton – Rightboat, Conflict Management, Social Media, Marketing and AI Expert

Mark da Costa – Princess Motor Yacht Sales, Experienced Broker



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