YACHT BROKERS, DESIGNERS & SURVEYORS ASSOCIATION

Our professional, qualified and dedicated members will guide you through boat buying, selling, repairing, re-fitting, coding and chartering ...

The companies that make up YBDSA are shown below. To find out more visit their individual sites.

The Yacht Designers & Surveyors Association

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
  • Pre-purchase
  • Insurance
  • Damage
  • Re-fit
  • Tonnage measurement
  • MCA Coding (up to 24m)
  • Valuation
  • Expert Witness

and Yacht Design for:

  • New build
  • Re-fit
  • Damage
  • Stability
The Association of Brokers & Yacht Agents

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
  • RCD
  • VAT
  • 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.

 

 

YBDSA is the holdings company and provides the secretariat for:

Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA) abya.co.uk

Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association (YDSA) ydsa.co.uk

including the YDSA Certifying Authority which is authorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

ABYA and YDSA 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.

Latest News

Video by the President, Christian Moore explaining about the various associations. (Thanks to Boatshop 24) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4NX_iTeNL8

Video by the CEO, Jane Gentry, at SIBS, about the Centenary Celebrations. (Thanks again to Boatshop 24) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylnuH4aVk3s

Video by YBDSA President Christian Moore talking about his work as a yacht broker. (Thanks to Boatshop 24). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teH1im-0MVA