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
Nine Pre-Apprentices are ready for hire in various entry-level to mid-level jobs in the Marine and Composites Industries. Please join us for the Pre-Apprenticeship Training (PAT) Program Luncheon on FRIDAY AUGUST 15 at Noon at Newport Yacht Club for a meet and greet with these new graduates.
Three great training programs are graduating the next generation of workers for our industry on Saturday Aug 16 from 10 am - 12 pm. IYRS has graciously offered their space to hold a recognition ceremony, celebration and boat launching at their training facility in Newport.
11 Pre-Apprentices (ages 18+) will have completed a 6 week, 234-hour training program readying them for full-time employment in the marine and composites industries
Please join 125 of your colleagues from the marine and composites industries for breakfast at the Sunset Terrace at the Newport Boat Show on Saturday September 13 from 8:00 to 9:30 AM. The event will feature highlights around education, training and hiring as well as the presentation to this year's Anchor Award recipients.