For information and guidance for department stakeholders related to agency actions, updated meeting schedules, and other matters during this state of emergency, visit the DBPR Emergency Information Page at: www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/emergency.

Yacht and Ships

Yacht and Ships

Yacht & Ships Salesperson – 326.002(3) “Salesperson” means a person who, for or in expectation of compensation, is employed by a broker to perform any acts of a broker.

Yacht & Ships Broker – 326.002(1) “Broker” means a person who, for or in expectation of compensation: sells, offers, or negotiates to sell; buys, offers, or negotiates to buy; solicits or obtains listings of; or negotiates the purchase, sale, or exchange of, yachts for other persons.

The requirements for becoming licensed in Florida are described in the statutes and rules. Choose a license type to apply or renew.

Applications

Online Applications

The requirements for becoming licensed in Florida are described in the statutes and rules.  Choose a license type to apply or renew.

Applications

Online Applications

To access the Online License Renewal Guide, click here.

The Yacht and Ship Broker’s Section investigates complaints against licensed Yacht Salespersons or Brokers for violations of the Yacht and Ship Broker’s Act, and against unlicensed individuals acting as Yacht Salespersons or Brokers in the State of Florida.  Complaints can be filed by anyone in the public or anonymously. Unlicensed activity is taken very seriously by DBPR, and ‘Tips’ are often received from licensees and the public when incidences of unlicensed activity is observed.  Among the complaints the Division has authority to investigate include:  unlicensed activity, escrow violations, misrepresentation, fraud, and dishonest acts.  The Division has no authority over commission or contract disputes.

To file a complaint with the Yacht and Ship Section, please click here and include any pertinent supporting documentation.

Need Help?

All requests for publications, documents, forms, applications for licenses, permits and other similar certifications can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.

Boyd McAdams, Director

Division of Florida Condominiums,
Timeshares,and Mobile Homes

2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Telephone: 850.488.1122
Facsimile: 850.921.5446