All qualified full time yacht brokers in British Columbia are encouraged to join the BCYBA. Formed in 1991, the purpose of the BCYBA is to:
- promote cooperation and professionalism among members
- promote and maintain a high standard of conduct among yacht brokers
- provide the boating public greater confidence in yacht brokers
- encourage a greater interest in the welfare and safety of the boating public.
The BCYBA is a proud supporter and member of the Certified Professional Yacht Broker program. Along with YBAA, FYBA, CYBA, Boating Ontario, NYBA and GCYBA, the CPYB program represents the highest level of a yacht broker's professional achievement, and is recognized across North America. CPYB brokers continue their education and re-certify every three years, adhere to a strict code of ethics, and demonstrate dedication to their profession. Dealing with a CPYB broker builds confidence and professionalism to boat buyers and sellers, and to fellow brokers. Please visit www.cpyb.net for program information and how to apply.
The CPYB program is partly funded through membership dues, and largely through our industry sponsors: Yachtworld.com, Soundings and Soundings Trade Only, Yacht Closer, and the Gowrie Group. Please support them!