APPLICANTS for AGENCY STATUS
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING AN "EXCLUSIVE AGENT-
DEALER" FOR CASAYACHT INTERNATIONAL(Div. of IPA SA)?
There are three essential requirement for starting an Agency relationship:
1. Applicant (person or company) must have experience in a business
associated with the real estate, coastal or naval architecture, local
construction industry, or regional yacht/boat building, and be familiar with,
and able to get all the appropriate approval for the construction and
operation of CasaYacht Yacht Homes and Marinas, taking into account that
these products are new to the market.
2. Applicant (person or company) must place and pay an order equal to
$240,000 in licensing rights (waved till 31of December 2006), architectural
data, steel framing materials that are used for the Yacht Homes or
combination of steel and other construction materials at the time of signing
the Exclusive Agency Agreement. The minimum purchase amount for
exclusive dealership status represents approximately the licensing rights for
twelve Luxurious Yacht Homes, but can include other items.
3. Applicant, person or company, must be able to communicate business
matters in English.
IF WE BUY LESS THAN THE MINIMUM REQUIRED, WHAT MUST WE DO TO
BE YOUR EXCLUSIVE DEALER IN OUR TERRITORY?
In the event that the applicant wishes to secure its “Exclusive Agency”
position within its protected market territory, the applicant may deposit a
collateral deposit of $60,000 (waved till 31of December 2006) to secure
and guarantee its position as the Exclusive Agent for CasaYacht
International in its region. This amount will be refunded in amounts equal to
10% of the sales made until minimum sales requirement is satisfied.
“Minimum sales requirement” must be satisfied no later than 6 months after
the signing of the contract and the receipt of the $60,000 deposit.
HOW LONG DOES THE "EXCLUSIVE AGENCY" RELATIONSHIP LAST?
Exclusive Agency contract commences within a 2-year period and
automatically renews itself as long as annual sales quotas are met.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM SALES REQUIREMENT?
The minimum sales requirement to start an exclusive relationship and be an
Exclusive Agent” (Distributor or Dealer) is $240,000.00. Minimum annual
sales quantities could vary between $240,000 up to $15,000,000 annually
(waved till 31of December 2006), and are determined based on population,
income generated in the region, and the potential of the territory represented,
with developing countries being specifically encouraged in their endeavors
to build CasaYacht Yacht Homes for their coastal tourist resorts.
IF I BECOME YOUR EXCLUSIVE AGENT/DEALER I WILL NEED MY WORKERS
TO BE TRAINED. HOW CAN YOU HELP?
CasaYacht International offers two training programs for their dealers,
distributors, agents, and builders.
OPTION 1. Our on-site training. This is a two-day training session in some
of our locations in Bucharest, Romania, Europe. The fee for this program is
$125/day per trainee (minimum $750). This training program presents the
principles, design, manufacturing, erection and operations of the Yacht
Home systems, and possible sales techniques. The trainees pay all travel
OPTION 2. Job site training. Upon the purchase of an eight Yacht Home
minimum (with at least 75% completion), or equivalent valued licenses by
the agent or by the customer of the agent, CasaYacht International will send
its training team to the country where the Yacht Homes will be built. Our
training team will help construct one of the homes purchased and, in the
process, train up to fifteen workers. The job site training overseas will take a
minimum of 21 days and can be as long as 90 days depending on the size
and the specialty of the project. Upon the substantial completion of the first
residential structures, trainees will have developed sufficient construction
skills in building with CasaYacht International construction products and
techniques in the following areas:
1. Marina building and organizing (including supports, foundations, access
and utilities). 2. Floating dock use for maneuvering and operations of the
Yacht Homes 3. Steel framing and structural building, 4. Roofing installation,
5. Gutters and down spouts, 6. Exterior siding installation, 7. Interior walls
and ceilings (sheet rock work as required), 8. Application of insulation, 9.
Windows, 10. Exterior and interior doors. 11. Equipment and systems. If
kitchen and bath materials are purchased from CasaYacht International,
trainees will also be trained in installing kitchens and baths. Job site
training expenses are provided by the project and training fees will apply.
CAN I USE MY ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS INSTEAD OF YOUR STANDARD
Yes, you can. You don’t have to buy our designs that usually comprise
families of production houses or custom configurations. CasaYacht
International core specialty is engineering and providing consulting,
solutions, and materials for customer’s Yacht Homes and Marinas projects.
Standard designs are available for our buyers as a convenience (as well as
for economical reasons). However, please note that the Yacht Homes have
some specific dimensional, structural, and environmental requirements that
should be met for any certifiable configuration permitted for specific
operational regions. In any case, you will need CasaYacht International’s
licensing for your own designed Yacht Homes that use any of our patent
This does not constitute an offer where prohibited by law.