Boating Ontario Dealers



What is a Certified Dealer? Boating Ontario Dealer members are registered boat brokers and dealers who belong to an association that has the highest standards of service in the recreational boating industry in Ontario. All registered Boating Ontario Dealer members have committed to abide by very strict Terms of Reference (see below) and Code of Ethics (see below) in the conduct of their business.

The objectives of the Association are:

  • To unite those engaged in the yacht brokerage and recreational boating marine dealer business in Ontario for the purpose of promoting cooperation and professionalism among its members;
  • To create, promote, and maintain a high standard of conduct in the transacting of the yacht brokerage and dealer business;
  • To instill into the boating public a greater confidence in yacht brokers and marine dealers;
  • To provide a forum to address current issues (whether governmental; commercial) as they arise and pertain to the yacht brokerage business;
  • To provide a forum for the boat buying/selling public to find a resolution with regard to issues concerning yacht brokers and dealers.

All Boating Ontario Dealer members must employ at least one Boating Ontario Certified Professional on their staff. In order to become a Boating Ontario Certified Professional the individual must have met the following requirements:

  • Worked as a boating professional for a Boating Ontario Dealer for at least one year.
  • Successfully completed a training course and passed the Georgian College "Marine Sales Professional" Examination or passed the Certified Professional Yacht Brokers examination offered by the Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA).

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Whether buying or selling, Crate's Lake Country Boats can handle all of your brokerage needs. We have a full time staff of 6 Certified Sales Professionals with brokerage offices on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay. Our head office is located at the Atherley Narrows in Orillia, Ontario with a satellite sales office at Beacon Bay Marina in Penetanguishene, Ontario. These high-traffic locations are well known to boat buyers and this ensures our listings receive a high degree of in-person exposure! .

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