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<p>The regulatory responsibilities of the department include inspecting licensees' activities to ensure compliance with the Yacht and Ship Broker Licensing Act and investigating complaints against licensees. Complaints should be made in writing.</p><br>
<p>The regulatory responsibilities of the department include inspecting licensees' activities to ensure compliance with the Yacht and Ship Broker Licensing Act and investigating complaints against licensees. Complaints should be made in writing.</p><br>
   
   
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'''Department of Boating and Waterways'''<br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Boating and Waterways</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 100<br>   
2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 100<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95815-3888<br>   
Sacramento, CA 95815-3888<br>   
(916) 263-8195<br>
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(916) 263-1908 Fax<br>
(888) 326-2822<br>
(888) 326-2822<br>
[http://www.dbw.ca.gov/ '''www.dbw.ca.gov''']<br>
[http://www.dbw.ca.gov/ '''www.dbw.ca.gov''']<br>
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<p>'''Publication available:''' None are offered by the Consumer Information Center</p>  
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<p>'''See also: '''Boats Yachts and Ship Brokers</p>   
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[[Boats Yachts and Ship Brokers|Boats Yachts and Ship Brokers]]<br>  
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<p>'''Other referrals:''' None</p>
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Revision as of 16:18, 9 September 2010

BOATING AND WATERWAYS

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The California Department of Boating and Waterways, Yacht and Ship Broker dispenses licenses for yacht and ship brokers and regulates their activities. For a commission, brokers assist private party sellers of used yachts or ships in locating private party buyers and in arranging the sale.


The regulatory responsibilities of the department include inspecting licensees' activities to ensure compliance with the Yacht and Ship Broker Licensing Act and investigating complaints against licensees. Complaints should be made in writing.


Department of Boating and Waterways
2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815-3888
(916) 263-8195
(916) 263-1908 Fax
(888) 326-2822
www.dbw.ca.gov


Complaints outside jurisdiction include:

New boat sales, engine and repair work on boats; vessels under 16 ft. in length or over 300 gross tons; vessels owned by a broker or corporation selling it; Vessels sold by receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, or person acting under order of any court; vessels sold subject to foreclosure of a security interest if conducted only by holder of the security interest



See also:
Boats Yachts and Ship Brokers



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