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 Owners, Principals and Managers  


This e-SEMINAR is open to Principals, Owners and Managers of YBAA and CPYB member firms.

Please take note of our new Participation Guidelines before registering.

Remember: Participants in any YBAA/CPYB e-SEMINAR earn 3 CPYB rectification credits!
Participation is limited to the first 20 registrants!

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Owners, Principal and Managers - Courtesy Showing Protocol


Registration is now open for our next e-SEMINAR, Owners, Principal and Managers-Courtesy Showing Protocol! This e-SEMINARs is open to Principals, Owners and Managers of YBAA and CPYB member firms only. See the full topic description in the box below.


When: e-SEMINARs begin at 12:00 pm EST and will last until approximately 1:00 pm EST.

Where: In the comfort of your own office, home, etc ... call-in instructions will be emailed to you after you register.


Who: Participation is limited to the first 20 registrants; Principals, Owners and Managers of YBAA and CPYB Members firms only.


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  Owners, Principal and Managers-Courtesy Showing Protocol


Presented By: Don Finkle, CEO, RCR Yacht, Inc.


This e-Seminar is exclusively for Principals, Owners and Managers of YBAA and CPYB member firms. The purpose of this e-Seminar is to discuss and finalize a proposed recommended Courtesy Showing Protocol and Policy that can be adopted by YBAA member firms and used as a guide for co broke arrangements. This Protocol and Policy can also be used as a guide for appropriate co broke arrangements with non association members. A Finalized and accepted document may be used as an attachment to a commission agreement between yacht sales professional to reduce or eliminate commission split disputes.


Don Finkle, CEO RCR Yachts, Inc. Started in the boat business full-time in 1971, has been with RCR since its founding in 1972, became partner in 1975 and CEO in the late 1990s. Joined YABA (YBAA) in 1986 and was elected in March 2012, to serve for a 3 year term on the YBAA board. RCR currently has four sales locations and two boatyards in Upstate NY and Western PA. RCR represents Beneteau, Back Cove, and J/boats and has won many awards for sales and service over the years. Don has served on numerous dealer advisory councils and other industry volunteer positions. Has been active in sailing event organization, youth sailing, regatta management and has held myriad of volunteer positions in the sport of sailing. Lives in Youngstown NY with wife Heather and has three grown children. Don volunteer to head up a board approved, YBAA Task Team, to establish a courtesy showing protocol and policy that could be adopted as YBAA guidelines.

Registration and Future Dates 


These e-SEMINARs are being offered FREE to all participants, however, advanced registration is required. Participation is limited to the first 20 registrants. This e-SEMINAR is for Principals, Owners and Managers of YBAA and CPYB member firms only.

Please Note: This is the same program that was featured on May 23, 2012. Those who have attended that e-seminar will be put on a waiting list to allow new people to particpate.

Questions & Suggestions
Do you have any questions about this e-SEMINAR series? Do you have suggestions for future topics or presenters? Contact Vin Petrella, YBAA Executive Director, at vpetrella@ybaa.com or Amy Luckado, YBAA Director of Membership Services at aluckado@ybaa.com
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