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Profile of registrant

MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association

Identification number in the register: 19183748428-90
Registration date: 11/04/12 17:31:11

The information on this organisation was last modified on 17/03/14 12:35:35
The date of the last annual update was 17/03/14 12:35:35

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association
Acronym: N/A
Legal status: 1901 French Association VAT registered
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Toby Maclaurin
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Coralyn Tracey
Position: General Secretary

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 92 - 120 Avenue Eugene Donadei Cap Center
St Laurent du Var 06700
Telephone number: (+33) 493318549
Fax number: (+33) 493318853
Other contact information: Jane Adlington-Brumer - and/or

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: MYBA’s chief aim is to be the Association that brings together the greatest number of professionals from the sector and contributes to the sustainable development of the market through the promotion of credible professional practices.

We aim at setting a benchmark for the highest standards in terms of quality and professionalism in our fields. The constant improvement of market standards and quality of services shall be one of the key objectives of the Association. Also:

1- Assemble/federate professionals operating in the fields of brokerage, chartering, and technical management of luxury yachts, commercial vessels or luxury passenger vessels willing to develop the highest quality standards on the market in order to satisfy demand in this exceptional market in terms of infrastructure and on board services.
2- Represent such professionals with different national and international groups and administrations in order to set up the regulations necessary to the development and sustainability of activities relating to brokerage, chartering and management of yachts.
3- In order to better define the activity of professionals who could request membership, the terms below have the following meaning:
(a) brokerage is herein defined as operations requiring an intermediary for the sale and purchase of new yachts, second hand yachts or new build yachts;
(b) chartering means operations consisting of offering the services of a yacht with a crew against remuneration;
(c) Yacht management is defined as: handling the accounting of the business, and the accounting of the yacht owner (physical person or company), the payment of suppliers’ invoices, of salaries, providing assistance for the yacht’s maintenance, and in the construction of yachts, assistance within the framework of national and international maritime regulations (ISM, ISPS etc) advice in the choice of a flag, and of the owning structure, employment and management of crew (including payment of salaries, etc).

Aims of the association
The aims of the Association shall be:
- To establish and maintain high standards in terms of professional ethics and professional rules and within this framework define a Code of Ethics which will apply to all members;
- To promote, at both national and international levels, the activities of brokerage in the fields of chartering and management of yachts;
- To undertake actions resulting in the establishment of regulations and legal texts required for the pursuit of the business of brokerage in the fields of chartering and management of yachts at both national and international levels;
- When requested, to contribute to an amicable settlement of disputes amongst Members.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 266
Complementary information: This is the current total of all MYBA Members, corporate and individual. Updated on 10th March 2014

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

None in 2013, although we have now begun working with the European Boating Industry.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Taxation
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ICOMIA - MYBA is a member of ICOMIA
ECPY - MYBA is a member of ECPY
Nice Chamber of Commerce - Pole Nautique - informally represented
European Boating Industry

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.