YACHT BROKERS, DESIGNERS & SURVEYORS ASSOCIATION
Our professional, qualified and dedicated members will guide you through boat buying, selling, repairing, re-fitting, chartering ...
The companies that make up YBDSA are shown below. To find out more visit their individual sites.
PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS who will provide you with a first class service in Boat and Yacht Surveys for:
- All types of vessel - large and small; sail or motor
- Tonnage measurement
- MCA Coding (up to 24m)
- Expert Witness
and Yacht Design for:
- New build
PROFESSIONAL YACHT BROKERS & AGENTS offering the complete brokerage service.
Whether you are buying new or second-hand our members can help with:
- All types of vessel - large and small; sail or motor; old or new
- Legal Title documents
- All your sales "conveyancing"
- Consultancy to buyers on documentation
- Tonnage measurement
Contact us for details of becoming a broker including our popular Practical Yacht Brokerage course and details of the joint BMF/ABYA industry Boat Sales Qualification.
Professional Charter Association:
WE ARE THE MARINE PROFESSIONALS who deliver great entertainment and hospitality events afloat for companies, individuals and families including "Live the Dream" Champagne Days, Reward, Team Building and VIP Transport Specialists.
PCA members offer:
Fantastic boats – Motor cruisers, gentlemens' yachts, sailing boats and high speed RIBs at competitive prices for you to choose from. UK and Europe and beyond ...
Our expert skippers and crew who will offer you and your guests a friendly professional service offering complete peace of mind coming which comes from years of experience of running boating events.
Our members' vessels are fully coded/MCA-compliant, charter insured and carry all the latest safety equipment.
YBDSA provides the secretariat for:
Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA) abya.co.uk
Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association (YDSA) ydsa.co.uk and
Professional Charter Association (PCA) charterassociation.co.uk
All are independent associations. Members are independent individuals who have been elected as members of their professional association by their peers. ABYA and YDSA members have to satisfy their committee they are competent through submission of evidence they hold PI insurance; evidence of their work (which is assessed); two professional references and evidence that brokers have a dedicated client account.