Yacht Brokers for Power Sail and Boathouses. Larry Thompson – CPYB, Certified Professional Yacht Broker. Knowledgeable, experienced, and friendly. After moving to Vancouver Island many years ago, Larry was hooked on the boating lifestyle. He went on to work in sales, service, and on bridge electronics on a major vessel refit before ultimately deciding on being a broker. With many years of experience buying and selling vessels within Canada and the US, he will assist you in avoiding the pitfalls that can often happen throughout the buying and selling process.