ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


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  • ABBRA and Starkweather & Shepley risk management webinar-“Covering the COVID Basics for Employers”

          For all ABBRA Members!  Click HERE to see the full presentation. Stay tuned for our next risk management webinar in early February! Topics covered in the presentation: Developing Written COVID Protocols Face Covering Usage & Safety Policy   Sick Protocol / Your Sick Policy  Positive Case Response / Outbreak Protocol   Employee Communication & […]

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  • ABBRA Annual Conference

    The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association is pleased to announce it will hold its annual conference at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL. January 31 – February 2, 2022. This two-day event includes boatyard and service specific content, industry networking and access to the first day of the Association of Marina Industries Conference […]

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  • Modern Boatyard Operational Challenges Roundtable

    The Boatyard Roundtable discussion will be led by two industry veterans, Tara Regan and Tim Shields. They will introduce boatyard operational topics and moderate a discussion from an active audience of service professionals. They will explore operational structure within different sized marine service providers and proven work flow processes. They will highlight and explore trade […]

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  • New Association Management Team

    New Association Management Team American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) Board of Directors announces it has contracted with Mark Amaral and his team at Lighthouse Consulting Group to be our new association management team, effective March 2021. Their reputation for professional association management within the marine industry is well known. As we enter this […]

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  • Marine Trades Association Referral Scholarship – The Landing School / Industry Collaboration

    Marine Trades Association Referral Scholarship Finding skilled workers has always been a challenge for the marine industry and The Landing School graduates skilled workers every May. An opportunity to send a promising employee (or that summer employee who shows interest) to The Landing School will help build your capacity. We are celebrating 40 years of […]

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  • Florida Companies Recognized by ABBRA

    For Immediate Release   The American Boatbuilders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) is pleased to announce that Huckins Yacht Corporation of Jacksonville and Camachee Yacht Yard of St. Augustine have recently been recognized for their outstanding work in the boatbuilding and repair industry. Huckins Yacht corporation received ABBRA’s 2019 Boat Builder of the Year Award which recognizes the […]

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  • ABBRA Announces Award Winners

    For Immediate Release     The American Boatbuilders & Repairers Association recently completed a very successful 2019 Annual Meeting & Symposium in Fort Lauderdale. The Annual Meeting saw the presentation of Awards, the designation of three new Certified Marine Service ManagersTM and the election of new officers. Two Florida companies were honored; Huckins Yacht Corporation of […]

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  • ABBRA’s 2019 Symposium is Not to be Missed!

    For Immediate Release   ABBRA’s 2019 Symposium is Not to be Missed! The American Boatbuilders & Repairers Association is looking forward to their 2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium scheduled for Jan. 22 & 23 at the Pier 66 Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. As the only conference designed by boatyard operators for boatyard operators, this event is totally focused […]

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  • ABBRA’s Annual East Coast MSM will be held at the Hotel Viking in Newport RI February 24-28, 2019

    ABBRA’s Highly Respected Marine Service Managers Certification Course has been scheduled The American Boat Builders and Repairers Associations (ABBRA) Annual East Coast Marine Service Managers Course to be held February 24-28 2019 in Newport Rhode Island at the Hotel Viking. ABBRA offers the only extensive leadership training for boatyard operators that provides an industry-recognized credential […]

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  • Why be an ABBRA member with Bill Munger of Conanicut Marine Services

    Bill Munger has been an ABBRA member since 1982. In this short video, he explains why being a member of ABBRA has been invaluable to him and the growth of his business.

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