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!


Port of Everett Development Plan

The Port of Everett has broken ground and made significant progress on the construction plan. Please click on the following link to see renderings and coming attractions to the area. Full story »

Sponsorship Opportunities at the NYBA Holiday Party

Support the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association as a sponsor for the 2018 Northwest Yacht Brokers Association’s Annual Christmas Party. The date this year will be held on Saturday December 8 at the Tyee Yacht Club. Full story »

Canadian Tariffs on U.S. Made Boats

On March 8, 2018, The United States announced the imposition of tariffs on certain steel and aluminum products from various countries. The rates are 25% for steel and 10% for aluminum products, which are in addition to the regular duty rates. Full story »

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.

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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