ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Member News

  • Member News: Marina Shipyard Signs with PierVantage

    California based Shipyard, Marina Shipyard recently signed with PierVantage for Boat Yards. Marina Shipyard is a progressive company that has been servicing customers on the west coast since 1964 and grown to an over 8000 returning customer portfolio today. Marina Shipyard joins other highly respected boat yards such as Front Street Shipyard in Maine, Derecktor […]

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  • Member News: Piervantage Signs Up Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 Inc.

    Nova Scotia based boat builder, Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 signed with PierVantage for Boat Builders to help them keep up with the pace of their expanding boat building and service business. Dixon’s boats are well known in the fishing community for their reliability, durability and efficiency. Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 joins other highly respected boat […]

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  • Member News: Petzolds Marine Center Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    This year Petzold’s Marine Center, in Portland Connecticut, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. A business started in 1945 by Bill and Agnes Petzold, selling outboard motors and small rowboats out of their home’s basement, Petzold’s has grown to become one of the most respected yacht sales and service centers in the Northeast. A dealer for […]

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  • Member News: Compass Marine in the Cayman Islands and Maverick Yachts Costa Rica select PierVantage

    Costa Rica based designer and boat builder, Maverick Yachts Cost Rica and Compass Marine, one of the premier boat yards in the Cayman Islands, have selected PierVantage to help them manage their businesses. Maverick Yachts and Compass Marine join other highly respected boat builders and boatyards such as GUNBOAT, US Watercraft, Schooner Creek Boatworks, Dixon Marine […]

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  • Member News: Eastern Boats Selects PierVantage for Boat Builders

    Eastern Boats, a 30 year old New England boat building company implemented PierVantage for Boat Builders this week. Eastern Boats is known for building high-quality, rugged, and fuel-efficient Downeast-style boats. Eastern Boats joins other highly respected boat builders such as Derecktor Shipyards, GUNBOAT, US Watercraft , Lyman Morse Boat Building Company, Front Street Shipyard, and […]

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  • Member News: Front Street Shipyard Introduces New Representative in Refit Market

    Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, has contracted Bacchus Yacht Consultancy of Palm Beach, Florida, to source and sell superyacht refit work for the yard. Bacchus Yacht Consultancy, owned by Michael Bach, will represent Front Street Shipyard in new business development, particularly in the Florida and Caribbean refit markets. Superyacht project managers, captains and owners […]

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  • Member News: ABYC to Host Aquatic Invasive Species Summit

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) have been a growing issue in the natural resources management community and recreational boating industry. Fishing, boating, and tourism are all harmed by AIS, putting water access at risk. The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) is hosting the AIS Summit to engage major stakeholders in an in-depth dialogue […]

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  • Member News: My-Villages Signs Five New Customers for The Boat Village Professional

    Marinas and service yards will use The Boat Village Professional to better communicate with their customers, coordinate tasks and elevate their overall service delivery HOBE SOUND, Fla. – Dec. 2, 2014 – My-Villages, a leading technology provider for consumers and service professionals, today announced that it has signed up four new boating businesses for The […]

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  • Member News: My-Villages Announces New DockMaster Cloud Customers

    New customers across the U.S. are using DockMaster – on site and in the Cloud – to automate inventory, service & repair, boat sales, accounts payable, accounts receivable, transient reservations and more    HOBE SOUND, Fla. – Nov. 19, 2014 – My-Villages, a leading technology provider for consumers and service professionals , today announced that […]

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  • Member News: USWatercraft Selects PierVantage for Boat Builders

    Rhode Island based designer and boat builder, USWatercraft, LLC (USW) recently selected PierVantage for Boat Builders to help them manage their growing business. USW plans to leverage PierVantage for its various brands including Alerion Yachts, C&C Yachts, True North Yachts, and Waterline Systems. USW joins other highly respected boat builders such as GUNBOAT, Lyman Morse […]

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