HOW TO FIND ONE YOU CAN TRUST
Making sure your next dream charter is being handled by the right broker is no easy feat. In the same way, it is important to charter a yacht that suits your personality and tastes it is essential your yacht broker can appeal to the same senses. Not all brokers speak all languages, not all brokers are experienced in each and every yacht on the market, not all brokers have first-hand knowledge of each and every cruising destination and their points of interest, and not all brokers are available to organize your charter at once.
These are some of the reasons why an expert team able to offer you the necessary customer support is here to help you. As they accompany you throughout the process and coordinate the planning of your charter with a carefully handpicked selection of the most relevant brokers able to match with you, they bring that additional level of customer service, objectivity, trust, safety, and transparency to the process that is especially relevant for newcomers not yet accustomed to the organization of a yacht charter.
Below are the names of professional organizations, popularly known by their acronyms, each acknowledges experienced charter brokers and only allows members to join who are reputable industry experts. With some organizations, it is mandatory for brokers to attend a variety of seminars and yacht shows in order to maintain their knowledge of the market. It is possible for a broker to be a member of more than one association though if you are unsure as to which group a broker is a part of, do not hesitate to outright ask.
- IYBA - International Yacht Brokers Association
- CYBA - Charter Yacht Brokers Association
- MYBA - Worldwide Yachting Association
- HYBA - Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association
- AYCA - American Yacht Charter Association
In the same way, it is important to charter a yacht that suits your personality and tastes it is essential your yacht broker can appeal to the same senses. Shop around for a broker whom you feel comfortable with, someone who you can voice your honest opinion to when it comes to planning exactly what you want.