History

1972

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Alexander Braden & Mike Everton-Jones set up
Yachting Partners International (YPI)
in Ship Street, Brighton, UK

1975

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YPI moves to spacious offices
in West Street, Brighton, UK

1977

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Cannes Boat Show launched

1983

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Boat International
magazine launched

1984

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The Worldwide Yachting
Association (MYBA) founded

1986

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YPI moves Head Office
to Richmond Place, Brighton, UK

1989

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YPI opens French office in Antibes

1990

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First Monaco Yacht Show

1997

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YPI celebrates 25th Anniversary
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YPI provides yacht for UK
Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten
before transfer of sovereignty
to China

2002

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YPI Crew launched with Laurence Lewis

2008

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YPI becomes part of the 160-year old
Barry Rogliano Salles (BRS)
Shipbroking Group

2011

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YPI launches YPI Asia
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YPI Crew moves to Antibes:
Watch a video

2012

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YPI celebrates
it’s 40th Anniversary

2013

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BRS Shipbroking Group becomes the majority
shareholder in YPI
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MLC 2006 is finally introduced into Yachting
from Commercial Shipping

2014

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YPI website hits 300,000 unique
visitors for the first time
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YPI Sailing Division accounts for more than 10%
of all worldwide sales of sailing yachts over 24 metres.
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Unique ‘Yachts Around Me’ interactive feature
is developed for the YPI mobile App which is
a Finalist in two major Media Industry Awards.

2015

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YPI celebrates over 700 yacht sales above 24 metres