YACHT BROKERS, DESIGNERS & SURVEYORS ASSOCIATION
Our professional, qualified and experienced members will guide you through boat buying, selling, repairing, re-fitting, coding for charter, expert reports - both under and over 24m yachts.
The logos below will take you to the site you need including "Find a Broker" and "Find a Surveyor".
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)
YBDSA has Associate Members - professionals from the marine industry who work with our members, including solicitors, insurers, finance houses. See the listing under Associates above.
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.