ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association

Event Archive

  • Jan 09

    ABBRA REFIT Boatyard Study Tour

    Register here! Join American Boat Builders and Repairers Association for a full day tour of Southeast Florida boatyards focused on refit projects on January 9th, 2018, leading into the Refit conference January 10-11, 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. ABBRA’s Boatyard Study Tour is a day-long mobile training course that takes participants on exclusive tours of […]

    Starts: January 09

    Ends: January 09

    Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Mar 06

    Step Up to Supervisor March 6-7 2018

    Step Up to Supervisor: How to Make the Transition from Buddy to Boss Are you making the transition from staff to supervisor? Managers: Do you have staff members new to supervisory positions? Do they know what is expected of them and the new challenges that come with their new position? Consider the benefits of the […]

    Starts: March 06

    Ends: March 07

    Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Address: Rockland Career Center
    91 Camden St.
    Rockland, Maine

  • Jan 22

    ABBRA Annual Meeting & Symposium will be held January 22-23, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, at Pier 66 Hotel & Marina.

    The ABBRA Members & Friends Reception January  is a great opportunity to get together with old friends in your industry and make some new Friends. The day-long Symposium is meant to be interactive with industry experts challenging business operators to think outside the box. The Symposium topics will focus on operational, legislative, workforce, and business […]

    Starts: January 22

    Ends: January 23

    Address: 2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

  • Marine Service Managers Course February 24-28 , 2019 in Newport RI at the Hotel Viking

    The Marine Service Management course is offered by the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA). It is taught by experienced industry professionals and is designed for individuals presently working in, or working toward leadership roles in boatyards and marine service centers by providing broad-based and focused management training. By the end of the course, […]

    Address: Hotel Viking, Newport, RI 02840

  • Feb 25

    Marine Service Manager Course (MSM) – 25th February to 1st March, 2018, Newport, RI

    ABBRA Marine Service Manager Course February 25 – March 1, 2018 @ Hotel Viking, Newport RI Click here to register ABBRA offers the only extensive leadership training for boatyard operators that provides an industry recognized credential. Employers know that they need a strong leader to manage their team of competent certified technicians, who support productivity and […]

    Starts: February 25

    Ends: March 01

    Time: Sunday 25th - 5 pm to Thursday 1st at 5 pm

    Address: Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

  • Jan 30

    ABBRA Annual Meeting and Symposium

    Join us in the heart of New Orleans January 30-31, 2018 for the ABBRA Annual Meeting and Symposium- the country’s only event focused solely on the sustainable growth of boatyards that build, repair, and service boats. ABBRA’s day-long Symposium will include an overview of current trends, interactive discussions regarding the challenges, and topics relevant to boatyard […]

    Starts: January 30

    Ends: January 31

    Address: Hampton Inn and Suites New Orleans Convention Center
    Ernest Morial Convention Center
    New Orleans, LA

  • Jan 24

    Annual Meeting & Symposium – 24th & 25th January, 2017

    “DEVELOPING A SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH” Registration is now open. The ABBRA Symposium is a conference focusing on the issues that affect boat builders, boat repair, boat service, service companies, and associated businesses. It is an opportunity to build relationships with other professionals that share common interests and challenges. We are launching our Annual Meeting […]

    Starts: January 24

    Ends: January 25

    Time: 6pm to 9pm & 8am to 5pm

    Address: Renaissance, Ft. Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, 1617 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

  • Oct 16

    Certified Marine Service Managers Course, Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C.

    Start: 16th October, 2016 at 6.30pm End:   20th October, 2016 at 5.00pm Location: The Sidney Pier Hotel, Sidney, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, V8L 4X3, Canada. The American Boat Builders and Repairers Associations’ Certified Marine Service Managers Course (CMSM) is being held in Sidney on Vancouver Island, and is hosted by Quadrant Marine Institute. ABBRA offers the only extensive leadership […]

    Starts: October 16

    Ends: October 20

    Address: Sidney Pier Hotel,
    Sidney, Vancouver Island,
    British Columbia,
    V8L 4X3,

  • Sep 15

    2017 Cocktail Reception

    ABBRA Members & Friends, please join us for our Cocktail Reception on Friday 15th September from 6pm to 8pm. Rhode Island Rum, Bar, Caribbean Steel Pan Music & hors d’oeuvre’s. Network with fellow ABBRA members & friends during the Newport International Boat Show.  It’s a good opportunity for us to connect with you, and for you to connect […]

    Starts: September 15

    Time: 6pm to 8pm

    Address: Newport Shipyard
    1 Washington Street
    RI 02840

  • Jun 26

    June 26 & 27, 2016: ABBRA’s Annual Meeting & Summer Symposium

    Please Save The Date and make plans to attend our Annual Meeting & Summer Symposium on June 26 & 27 in Portland, Maine.  On Sunday June 26, we will have our Annual Meeting and Cocktail Party to announce the annual ABBRA Awards and to present the Certified Marine Service Manager designation to the candidates who have […]

    Starts: June 26

    Ends: June 27