Evinrude and ABYC donate outboard to West/Rhode Riverkeeper

BRP (TSX:DOO) announced that Evinrude has partnered with the American Boat & Yacht Council to donate a newly refurbished 90 horsepower Evinrude E-TEC outboard engine to the West/Rhode Riverkeeper. “We’re thrilled and honored to have been selected for this donation,” said Jeff Holland, riverkeeper. “Our old 50-horsepower outboard died last season. With this new motor, …
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ABYC announces standards week, annual conference for January

The American Boat & Yacht Council has announced its eighth annual Standards Week, Jan. 9-13, 2017. Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings and ABYC’s annual meeting will take place at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Standards Week is a critical step in the development of ABYC standards. Participation in the process is encouraged …
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NMEA partners with ABYC to offer training

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced a joint training venture with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). This four-day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. The training event is specifically […]
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ABYC partners with MYMIC to offer members OSHA compliance training

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Surprise Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections around the country have cost marine facilities thousands of dollars in violation penalties. The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has recently partnered with MYMIC Training Technologies, a company that provides safety audits and training, to help ABYC members comply with OSHA requirements and […]
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ABYC Standards Week and annual meeting set for January

The American Boat & Yacht Council is holding its seventh annual Standards Week, Jan. 11-15, in Jacksonville, Florida. Events such as Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings, ABYC standards certification class, and the ABYC annual meeting and cocktail reception are all part of the week and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.   […]
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ABYC hosting educational and networking events at IBEX

The American Boat & Yacht Council will be hosting a variety of educational sessions at the International Boatbuilders’ Exposition & Conference, Sept. 15 – 17 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. ABYC will also host networking opportunities including a virtual career fair. The educational session topics at IBEX include ABYC 2015 Standards Update; Designing […]
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ABYC reduces re-certification costs for technicians

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced a new pricing structure that will create significant savings for technicians working toward multiple certifications in the same calendar year. Additionally, ABYC will no longer charge students for study guides for re-certifications. “After a routine survey asking our certified technicians what we could do to improve our […]
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Applicants sought for new ABYC scholarships

MINNEAPOLIS — The MRAA Educational Foundation has partnered with the American Boat & Yacht Council to launch two new scholarship programs, for which they are currently seeking applications. The Basic Scholarship provides the recipient complimentary access to ABYC’s Introduction to Basic Marine Electric & Corrosion Protection, a four-day course that provides the newcomer to marine […]
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ABYC expands membership to insurance companies, law firms

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is now offering a new membership category designed for insurance companies and law firms operating in the marine industry. Since settling disputes, assigning subrogation, various litigation scenarios and managing loss control all involve large amounts of money, the organization is providing a wider range of services to this […]
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