FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
30 April 2015, Pompano Beach, Florida: YATCO is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the official
technology provider for the Monaco-based Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA).
“LYBRA conducted an exhaustive study of companies that had both the industry experience and the programming expertise
required to meet the needs of our association. YATCO’s Internet technology and their in-house development teams,
as well as their successful history in the industry, is considered to be ideal for our needs,” says Eric Blair, Secretary General, LYBRA.
YATCO will incorporate its proprietary technology and employ its latest Search Engine Optimization techniques along with
smart, engaging designs in all of the web based projects it does for LYBRA.
“YATCO is proud to have been selected to provide LYBRA with its technology tools,” says Steven Myers, YATCO Founder and CEO.
“We have assembled a world class team of developers and marketers that are dedicated to providing LYBRA the web-based platform they require.”
YATCO, founded in 2000 (formally known as the Yacht Council), is The Official Search
Engine of the Yachting Industry™. The company globally promotes over 15,000 central
listings of yachts, boats and sailboats for sale while maintaining over 650,000 registered
users. YATCO is known as an essential and powerful tool for yachting professionals, maintaining them at
the forefront of the industry through cutting-edge cloud network technology, enterprise-level software tools
and marketing services. YATCO maintains data for over 100,000 unique listings and facilitates over $5 Billion
a year in yacht-sold transactions. Keeping its commitment to 100% pure and accurate data as its focus, yachting
enthusiasts also benefit from YATCO’s yachts-for-sale search database with real time, accurate information,
making the search for their next yacht a faster and more pleasant experience.
Founded in 2012, LYBRA is a trade association for superyacht brokerage companies who have a fleet of Central
Agency yachts with an LOA greater than 30m. It aims to bring the biggest companies together to discuss current
issues and to address the future concerns of the superyacht industry. Member companies include Burgess, Camper
& Nicholsons International, Edmiston, Fraser Yachts, International Yacht Collection, Merle Wood & Associates,
Northrop & Johnson, and Ocean Independence.
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