ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Member News

  • Member News: My-­‐Villages Launches DockMaster 8.0 Beta Program

    Industry’s Most Popular Business Software Gets Additional Features to Improve Productivity and a Whole New Look Hobe Sound, Fla.  – April 24, 2014 – My-Villages, which owns the popular DockMaster suite of marine business software, launched DockMaster 8.0 for beta testing, the most powerful version yet with new navigation, scheduling and dashboard features to help companies simplify operations […]

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  • Member News: PierVantage Rolls Out Major Enhancements

    PierVantage, the only true cloud based business management solution built specifically for the marine industry implements significant enhancements with its Winter 2014 Major Release. “This is the first of at least three major releases for 2014”, said Navroze Eduljee, CEO. “It continues to demonstrate our commitment to delivering the best and most up-to-date management solution […]

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  • Member News: Landing School Announces Development of Women in the Marine Industry Scholarship

    Arundel, ME – April 10, 2014 – The Landing School, is pleased to announce the development of a scholarship specifically for women who wish to further their education in the areas of marine systems, yacht design, composite boat building or wooden boat building. This need-based scholarship is being awarded in $1,000 increments to five women annually. This […]

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  • Member News: The Boat Village Launches Regional Collaborative in Southeast Florida

    The Boat Village Provides Communication Services for its Professional Customers, Building its First Regional Collaborative to Promote Online Service Coordination to Simplify Boat Ownership Hobe Sound, Fla. – April 10, 2014 – The Boat Village, the marine industry’s leading mobile boat management and service coordination platform, now offers its marine business customers major marketing and outreach services to […]

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  • Member News: Saunders Yachtworks Expands Customer Service Dept.

    Gulf Shores, Ala. – April 2, 2014 – Saunders Yachtworks has hired Mitch Bradley and Timothy Gibson as customer service representatives for the company’s full-service boatyards in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala. Additionally, Craig McLeod will move his customer service skills to a new assignment in Orange Beach. Bradley, Gibson and McLeod will work […]

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  • ABYC Steps Up Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Efforts

    March 24, 2014, Annapolis, MD: The American Boat & Yacht Council’s Foundation (ABYC) is partnering with the Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity “Teach Learn Care TLC” campaign to help prevent Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). The safety messages include proper maintenance of your boat’s electrical system and safe actions in the water. Thanks to a grant […]

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  • Member News: Bradford Marine Joins My-Villages Innovation Partners

    Premier Lauderdale Facility Becomes First Brokerage in the Nation to Offer Mobile Technology to Simplify Ownership Hobe Sound, Fla.  – My-Villages, a leading provider of marine mobile technology, is proud to announce that Bradford Marine, a premier name with shipyard and brokerage facilities in Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas, is the first brokerage in the […]

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  • Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on March 22 in Rhode Island

    Via Soundings Trade Only— The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association and the IYRS School of Technology and Trades will host the ninth annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on March 22. Free to the public, the event will draw industry experts and employers who come with one goal in mind: to connect with people […]

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  • PierVantage Signs New Clients

    Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric, Marshall Marine, Pierside Boatworks, and SYS Yacht Sales & Service to leverage PierVantage™ to grow their business! PierVantage, the marine industry’s first and only true cloud based solution built specifically for boatyards, full service marine facilities, and boat building operations is excited to announce that Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric, […]

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  • Member News: DockMaster Announces New Conference, New Clients

    Leading Marine Business Software Continues to Grow Under New Management Hobe Sound, Fla.—Feb. 10, 2014—DockMaster, the leading suite of marine business software, will stage its latest user conference this week as its client roster continues to grow under new ownership. More than 100 DockMaster customers will gather in West Palm Beach, Fla., for the free […]

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