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.
2013 Market Stats & 2014 Predictions
Matt Leduc (left) of Fleet Yacht Sales reports strong interest in the new line of Hunter Yachts.The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently reported that the U.S. recreational boating industry
HOLD WATER: Andy Tyska, owner of Bristol Marine, has faced regulatory and infrastructure troubles in expanding his business. “We are the gateway to the marine trades in Bristol,” he said. PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
By Rhonda J. Miller
PBN Staff Writer
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.