ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Past Events

  • Mar 06

    Marine Service Managers Course

    Registration is now open for The Certified Marine Service Managers Course which will be held at The Landing School in Arundel, Maine  March 6-10, 2016.  For details and course registration, click here.  Please call the ABBRA office at 401-236-2466 or email  with any questions.

    Starts: March 06

    Ends: March 10

    Address: The Landing School
    286 River Road
    Arundel, Maine 04046

    Marine Service Managers Course: The Marine Service Managers Course is designed for individuals who are currently employed within a marine service organization in a leadership role, or have been working in a boatyard for a least 2 years and would like to move into a leadership position.”

  • Nov 08

    November Webinar

    Getting Paid: Receivables, Liens, Abandoned Boats, And Effective Policies To Manage Them - This webinar is designed for boatyard and marina owners, operators, and managers seeking to better understand the strategies, legal options, and tools at their disposal.

    Starts: November 08

  • Jan 16

    ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference

    Add to My Outlook Calendar The ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference will focus on the operational, legislative, workforce, and technical business issues critical in day-to-day management of boatyards and marine service facilities today while also considering a vision for the future. The theme of the event is “Sustainability & Growth of the Traditional Boatyard in a […]

    Starts: January 16

    Ends: January 18

  • Apr 09

    Marine Service Manager Course in Portsmouth, RI

    Reserve your spot today for ABBRA’s next Marine Service Manager (MSM) Course to be held at Hinckley Yacht Services in Portsmouth, Rhode Island April 9-11, 2013! Join ABBRA’s instructors who are leading boatyard and marine service professionals for a 3-day training course designed for individuals working in management or leadership roles in today’s boat building and […]

    Starts: April 09

    Ends: April 11

    Address: Hinckley Yacht Services
    One Little Harbor Landing
    Portsmouth, RI 02871

  • Apr 16

    ABYC Marine Systems Certification (Dania Beach, FL)

    Online registration is available until: 4/8/2013 Register for this event » Contact: Cris Gardner ( Details: This course includes key information from 21 different ABYC Standards as they apply to boat component selection and installation. Best industry practices will be a part of the body of knowledge that a certified technician will be expected to […]

    Starts: April 16

    Ends: April 19

    Address: IGFA-Fishing Hall of Fame
    300 Gulf Stream Way
    Dania Beach, Florida 33004
    United States

  • May 08

    American Boating Congress

    The American Boating Congress (ABC), cohosted by 31 organizations including ABBRA, has lined up an influential group of policy specialists and industry authorities, as well as legislative and regulatory officials including Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV).  Don’t miss your opportunity to hear straight from these experts and speak directly with Members […]

    Starts: May 08

    Ends: May 09

    Address: The Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

  • Jul 25

    ABBRA & ABYC Webinar: “Optimizing Inventory”

    When: 7/25/2013 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Eastern Where: In Your Office… In Your Home On Your PC Or MAC Contact:  Sandy Brown ( Registration Information: Online registration is available until:  7/24/2013 •Register for this event » “Optimizing Inventory”      Presented by Stephen Bullard, Senior Sales Director – PierVantage July 25, 2013  1:00 PM – 2:00 […]

    Starts: July 25

    Ends: July 25

  • Sep 17

    IBEX 2013

    The International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference is scheduled for September 17-19, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky.  ABBRA is presenting six sessions during the conference and will be at Booth 2443 again this year.  Be sure to sign up early for our sessions and come see us at our booth! For more information and to register for […]

    Starts: September 17

    Ends: September 19

    Address: Kentucky Exposition Center
    Louisville, Kentucky

  • Sep 26

    ABBRA & ABYC Webinar: “Using Mobile Devices to Streamline Your Boatyard”

    When: 9/26/2013 1:00PM-2:00PM (EST) Where: At Home or At Work On Your PC or MAC Contact: Sandy Brown Phone: 410-990-4460 X-101 Registration Information Online registration is available until: 9/26/2013 Register for this event » Details: Summary: Using Mobile Devices to Streamline Your Boatyard — this presentation will show how mobile devices, including smartphones and […]

    Starts: September 26

    Ends: September 26

  • Jan 22

    2014 ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference

    Add to my calendar View the Schedule-At-A-Glance by clicking here. REGISTRATION IS OPEN – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE! Register before December 8, 2013 and pay the 2013 conference rates: $295 for members and $395 for non-members.  After December 8th the rates will increase to $395 for members and $495 for non-members.  […]

    Starts: January 22

    Ends: January 24

    Address: B Ocean Hotel
    999 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304