Founded in 1964, the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association represents all aspects of the marine industry. Our membership companies and organizations are dedicated to the growth in recreational boating and the creation of jobs for our industry in an environmentally friendly, safe and responsible way. Read more about RIMTA, including our accomplishments.
RIMTA Vision: Position Rhode Island as a worldwide leader in the marine industry.
RIMTA Mission: Growing the Rhode Island Marine Industry through advocacy, education, and promotion.
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee this month appointed 21 members to the R.I. Sailing Events Commission, a group created by a November executive order in an effort to attract more internationally recognized sailing events to the state.
In the first year of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association’s ownership of the Providence Boat Show, the group tried to step up the show’s interactive content with the addition of sailboats, seminars and demonstrations.
Ocean Frontiers II: IYRS, Sailors for the Sea, and North Sails invite to you join us for the Newport screening of Ocean Frontiers II, A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea on Thursday, January 16th at 6PM.