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This e-SEMINAR is open to all YBAA Members and/or CPYBs, regardless of title or membership type.

Please take note of our new Participation Guidelines before registering.

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

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What Yacht Sales Professionals Need to Know About Marine Insurance



Registration is now open for our next e-SEMINAR, Insurance Factors for Buyers & Brokers! This e-SEMINAR is open to all YBAA Members and CPYB Brokers, regardless of title or membership type. 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; YBAA Members and/or CPYB Brokers only .

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  What Yacht Sales Professionals Need to

Know About Marine Insurance


Presented By: Dawn Speros, Senior Yacht Consultant, Gowrie Group

Gowrie Group is a Silver Sponsor of the

CPYB program


This free YBAA e-Seminar is tailored for yacht sales professionals who need to understand the roll of marine insurance during a vessel transaction. Dawn Speros will explain the importance of understanding marine policy coverage and the implications that may occur during a transaction if damage or loss occurs prior to closing. In addition, Dawn will discuss what you need to be aware of as a broker in the transaction and how to protect yourself against possible surprises and pitfalls which may be cause by not fully understanding marine coverage.


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Dawn M. Speros is a twenty-five year veteran of the marine insurance industry and a Senior Yacht Insurance Specialist at Gowrie Group. She operates out of Gowrie's Newport, RI office. You can reach Dawn at dawns@gowrie.com or 401.848.0200. 


Gowrie Group provides insurance, benefits, and financial services to individuals and businesses throughout the US, and specializes in customized marine, business, home, auto, and boat insurance products and services. Gowrie Group is the largest independent marine insurance group in the US and is ranked in the top 75 independent insurance agencies in the US. Gowrie is endorsed by US SAILING, the national governing body for the sport of sailing. Gowrie's 120+ dedicated professionals are primarily located in the company's main offices in Westbrook CT, Darien CT, and Newport RI.   For more information about Gowrie Group visit www.gowrie.com or call 800.262.8911


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. Due to the Participation Guidelines, you may only register if within the guidelines.

Please Note: This is the same program that was featured on April 25th and May 30th. Those of whom attended one of those 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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