ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Event Archive

  • Dec 11

    International Superyacht Coatings Conference

    The International Superyacht Coatings Conference (ISCC) is a prominent business-to-business event organised by Amsterdam RAI in association with ICOMIA and the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss). Specialising in superyacht coating processes and related rules and legislation, ISCC is much more than a conference and networking event – delegates will be encouraged to participate and contribute, not […]

    Starts: December 11

    Ends: December 12

    Address: Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre
    Europaplein 22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

  • Nov 01

    ABBRA’s Business Leader Reception – SE Region

    ABBRA and MIASF members in the Southeast region are invited to our second Business Leader Reception!  Join us on Saturday, November 1st at 8:00am aboard the MIASF AquaLounge at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for a breakfast meeting and networking with your fellow members and hear from President and CEO of Viking Yachts, Pat Healey […]

    Starts: November 01

    Ends: November 01

  • Sep 30

    IBEX 2014

    The International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference is scheduled for September 30-October 2, 2014, in Tampa, Florida.  ABBRA is presenting four educational sessions during the conference,  three super sessions the day before the conference, and will be at Booth 537 in the Compliance, Standards, and Education Pavilion.  Be sure to sign up early for our sessions […]

    Starts: September 30

    Ends: October 02

    Address: Tampa Convention Center

  • Sep 29

    ABBRA MEOT Courses at IBEX 2014

    MARINE STRADDLELIFT SAFETY TRAINING COURSE & MARINE FORKLIFT SAFETY TRAINING COURSE Produced and Instructed by Dennis Morgan, Universal Safety Training Safe and effective equipment operation is essential for boat builders, repairers, service operators, dealerships, and marinas that rely on straddlelifts and forklifts for their moving operations. Topics to be addressed in this classroom training include: • OSHA requirements • Operator […]

    Starts: September 29

    Ends: September 29

  • Sep 29

    ABBRA Boatyard Study Tour at IBEX 2014

    The ABBRA Boatyard Study Tour provides participants with a unique opportunity for an in-depth and behind the scenes look at the operations of (3-4) different types of boatyards in the  Tampa/St. Petersburg area. The day ends with a facilitated roundtable discussion and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis of each facility. The analysis will […]

    Starts: September 29

    Ends: September 29

  • Sep 25

    ABBRA & ABYC Webinar: Increasing Efficiency & Decreasing Costs with Vibration Analysis

    When: 9/25/14 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern Where: Online…In Your Office or In Your Home Presenter: Rich Merhige, President, Advanced Mechanical Enterprises Cost: $89.95 for ABBRA/ABYC Members or $125 for Non-Members (Webinar cost includes unlimited viewing of the webinar for 30 days after) Click Here to Register for the Webinar About the Webinar: In this Webinar, attendees will […]

    Starts: September 25

  • Jul 14

    ABBRA Business Leader Reception – NE Region

    ABBRA members in the Northeast region are invited to our first ever Business Leader Reception! Join us on Monday, July 14th at 5:30pm at Hemenway’s Restaurant in Providence, RI for an evening of networking with your fellow ABBRA members and hear from Founder and Chairman/CEO of Brewer Yacht Yards, Jack Brewer on his vision and achievements throughout the years and his […]

    Starts: July 14

    Ends: July 14

    Address: Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar
    121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

  • Jun 10

    ABBRA 2015 Conference Planning Committee Meeting — Members Invited

    ABBRA members are invited to join in the planning process more this year for our Annual Boatyard Business Conference to really ensure the topics, speakers and social activities are delivering interesting and valuable information. One of the main goals is for you to leave the Conference with practical ideas and information about boatyard operations and […]

    Starts: June 10

    Ends: June 10

  • Jun 05

    ABBRA & ABYC Webinar: Electrical Safety in the Boatyard Environment

    Captain David Rifkin, ABYC Technician and ABYC instructor of ABYC Electrical and Corrosion courses and Michael Esposito, CMM (President, Irish Boat Shop) present Electrical Safety in the Boatyard Environment: assessing the risks and protecting personnel, subcontractors and customers. This webinar will cover electrical risks and dangers in the boatyard environment including identification of published standards which […]

    Starts: June 05

    Ends: June 05

  • May 21

    ABBRA 2015 Conference Planning Committee Meeting–Members Invited

    ABBRA members are invited to join in the planning process more this year for our Annual Boatyard Business Conference to really ensure the topics, speakers and social activities are delivering interesting and valuable information. One of the main goals is for you to leave the Conference with practical ideas and information about boatyard operations and […]

    Starts: May 21

    Ends: May 21