ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association

Annual Conference

The 2013 ABBRA Annual Conference is set for January 16th – 18th in Fort Lauderdale!

Stay tuned for conference details coming soon.

Recent Annual Conference News

Noank Village Boatyard Wins Award from National Marine Association.pdf

Neil Ross of Kingston, RI, Wins Highest Award from National Marine Association.pdf

Maine Groups Honored by National Marine Association.pdf

Kingman Yacht Center Wins Award from National Marine Association.pdf

Jarrett Bay Boatworks Wins Award from National Marine Association

ABBRA Hands Out Six Awards at Annual Conference

ABBRA Hands Out Six Awards at Annual Conference

Early Registration Rate Ends Soon

Annual Conference Field Trip Locations and Sponsors Detailed

Annual Conference Agenda Finalized

ABBRA Refocuses Annual Conference

About the Annual Conference

ABBRA, the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association, promotes the best interests of the Boatyard Industry and professionalism in our member businesses.

ABBRA’s Annual Conference is designed to help our members solve common business problems and plan for the future by providing reliable information about industry issues, discussion about best business practices, networking opportunities with peers, and an overview of new technology and methods in the boatyard industry.

Sponsor Opportunities

Contact Nicole Hoekstra at [email protected] today to express your interest in sponsoring the 2013 Annual conference. Still unsure if  your company should sponsor the Annual Conference? Don’t take our word for it, here’s what a repeat sponsor had to say:

“Awlgrip North America found the 2010 Summer Symposium a great opportunity to network with our customers.  We found the boatyard tour a benefit in showcasing some of our projects.”

–Steve Smith, Awlgrip North America


Call 954-654-7821 or e-mail [email protected].