Rhode Island Marine Trades Association industry breakfast at the Newport Boat Show.

20 Sep RIMTA Names Newport Shipyard 2016 Anchor Award Winner

Members of the Rhode Island marine trades packed into the Bohlin Tent during the Newport International Boat Show to celebrate one of the biggest success stories of its statewide industry. During the Saturday morning Industry Partnership Breakfast, RIMTA presented its annual Anchor Award to Newport...

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18 May RIMTA Delegation Attends American Boating Congress

  The American Boating Congress (ABC)—organized by NMMA in Washington, D.C. from May 9-11—is based on a simple principle: the people who work in our industry are our most effective advocates. NMMA puts a supreme level of organization into this event, compiling information on key issues...

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17 May Tips and Techniques: It’s Launch Season

Launch season brings sun, warmer temps, and the return of the boating season. But for boating businesses, this time of year also brings more risk of added exposure for your operation. Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Account Executive Adam Phillips, AAI, overviews the risks and...

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16 May RIMTA Expands Summer Training Programs

  RIMTA has expanded its summer training programs to give adults, college-age students and local youth the skills and knowledge they need to begin career paths in the marine trades and composites industries. Both industries have a high concentration of activity in Rhode Island, and the...

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20 Apr Meet 2016 Boater of the Year Neal Harrell

When Neal Harrell was awarded with RIMTA’s John H. Chafee Boater of the Year Award as a person who has contributed to the success of the recreational boating industry in Rhode Island, he joined a long line of boating luminaries. The late Ted Hood, Sr.,...

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