• Boats Afloat Show Sept. 2017

The Northwest Yacht Brokers Association (NYBA) is a nonprofit marine trade group founded in 1988 consisting of hundreds of marine brokers, dealers and industry related professionals. Representing the highest professional standards in the recreational boating industry, NYBA members are committed to ensuring fair and honest business practices when buying and selling a boat.

NYBA is the producer of the September Boats Afloat Show on South Lake Union and a proud partner of the Seattle Boat Show in January. Whether you're exploring boat ownership for the first time or you are a seasoned captain, our goal is to connect people with the unparalleled Pacific Northwest cruising waters. Because life is better on a boat!


New Member Benefit with Helly Hansen

Purchase your gear through Fisheries Supply and receive 20% off. Log into the Member's Corner page found under the Member Center drop down at the top of the page to receive the discount code.

Mark your calendar

The Boats Afloat Show is September 14-17, 2017. Contracts will be available on June 15 in your email box.

Annual Get Out & Boat Fest is June 24

The 2nd annual Get Out & Boat Fest is June 24th at Chandler's Cove from 11am to 3pm. These are your Grow Boating dollars at work. NYBA will offer 50 free boat tours throughout the day. Last year the event drew 350 people and rides were sold out. This year we've added 4 more boats to help with the event. On the dock will be seminars throughout the day, kids activities, boating clinics, food and music. Go to for more info.

Making way for the kids — Millennials are the future, both as boaters and as members of the industry that will provide the boats and services owners will need. Full story »

NYBA is on Facebook


We now have a Northwest Yacht Brokers Association Facebook page for all our members to keep up to date on industry news, association events, etc. Like the page now! »

Boat sales make a jump in January — Driven by the three boat types that have been the industry's strongest sellers since the last recession ended, recreational boatbuilders and dealers began 2017 with high single-digit January gains. Full story »

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