Vincent J Petrella, CPYB, Executive Director, Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA)
Vincent J Petrella, CPYB has been in the marine industry for over 40 years and retired in 2007 as the President and Owner of Hellier Yacht Sales, New London, CT, the first sailboat dealership in the country to become a Certified Dealership under the Marine Industry Certified Dealership program. In November of 2010 Vin became the Executive Director of the Yacht Brokers Association of America. Vin has served the President of YBAA; as President of the Connecticut Marine Trades Association and he was the founding Chairman of the National Yacht Broker Certification Programs (CPYB) Certification Advisory Council (CAC). In addition, Vin is honored to represent YBAA and CPYB as a member of the NMMA Recreational Boating Leadership Council. In 2003, Vin was awarded the YBAA President’s award for “exemplary service to the profession”.