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.
Advocacy and the RIMTA Political Action Committee: RIMTA is your watchdog during the legislative session to ensure our industry is not unfairly regulated and to ensure the taxes we worked so hard to repeal are not reinstated. Please consider making a donation to the RIMTA PAC today.
As a marine business, how do you decide what shows to attend? How do you get max value out of that investment? And what are boat shows doing these days to draw consumers? We asked Jonathan Banks, a veteran boat-show producer who is show director of the Providence Boat Show, for his insights. Read on…
Warren, RI--The Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) and Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) have chosen the recipients of the Association of Marina Industries' (AMI) Neil Ross Scholarship Awards.
EAST GREENWICH, RI – Starbound, a 70’, sailing ship with a storied history having sailed twice around the world, arrived in Greenwich Bay Sunday, September 28th having made the 225 mile trip from northern Maine to her new home in Greenwich Cove.
In every boating community, there are marine businesses that pull ahead of the pack and outperform the market.
Whether you want to become one of those businesses or keep your top spot, we can help. The Norman-Spencer Marine Retail University is returning to Massachusetts for the third year in a row, bringing you and your team the education and networking you need to improve your results in the year ahead.