Ethical treatment. Every one of our members must adhere to a strict code of ethics, based on professionalism. As a client, you can expect honest and ethical treatment in all aspects of the marine business. Our focus is on you, the client.
An expert guide. Purchasing a boat usually requires a great deal of confusing paperwork. One of our knowledgeable expert members can assist you in preparing the best deal and avoid delays or expensive mistakes. Also, working with a professional who can speak the language of the marine world allows the process of purchasing a vessel to go more smoothly.
Objective information and opinions. Our members can provide information on local navigation, marine repairs and more. They also have objective information about each boat. Our people can use that knowledge to help you determine how to meet your boating needs. By understanding what you want, they can search internationally for precisely what you’re looking for.
Specialized knowledge. Our members are experts in their fields. From marine engines and navigational systems to boating maintenance and repair, trust our members to address your marine needs in a professional and timely manner.
Up-to-date experience. Most people buy only a few boats in their lifetime, usually with quite a few years in between each purchase. Dealing with our professional members puts you at ease and assures that you are getting the very latest in top quality service and expertise.
The I M A / International Marine Association® believes that government policies should recognize the industry’s diversity. Laws and regulations should be tailored to correspond to marine business models and to both local and global markets. This policymaking approach avoids the negative economic consequences of burdensome, unsuitable and inefficient regulation.
Through a broad array of resources, the International Marine Association® supports hometown and regional members as they perform their critical role as drivers of economic growth and job creation.
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