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Yacht and Ship Broker Licensing

DBW licenses and regulates yacht brokers and salespersons in California. Those selling used vessels 16’ or longer and less than 300 gross tons, for others, are required to be licensed. DBW enforces the Harbors & Navigation Code to regulate the activities of licensees to ensure compliance and provide consumer protection.

If you are not a licensed California Broker/Salesperson, you CAN NOT legally sell or advertise used boats physically located in State of California.

Licensing Administrator for Yacht Brokers:
Monique Cabral
Monique.Cabral@parks.ca.gov
(916) 327-1847

Licensing Administrator for Salesperson:
Fahim Buksh
Fahim.Buksh@parks.ca.gov
(916) 327-1838

For information regarding regulation and enforcement, to report unlicensed activity or to file a complaint concerning a licensed broker or salesperson, contact:

Investigator - Marinda Isley
Marinda.Isley@parks.ca.gov
(916) 327-1839

Investigator - VACANT
(916) 327-1846

Links:

2017 Examination Dates
Broker/Salesperson Directories
Complaint Form
Licensing Forms
Live Scan
Broker License Information
Salesperson License Information
Information Letters
Examination Study Material
Yacht and Ship Broker Act Violation News

Yacht and Ship Brokers Act


Harbors and Navigation Codes 700-740
Code of Regulations - Title 14, Article 8