The National Marine Electronics Association and the American Boat and Yacht Council will offer a new combined training event at the NMEA’s Sept. 19-22 International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo in Florida.
The American Boat & Yacht Council was created in 1954 as a non-profit organization to develop safety standards for the design, construction, equipage, repair and maintenance of boats. The council's mission is to improve boating safety and reduce injuries and fatalities.
The American Boat and Yacht Council Foundation was awarded a grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation to create the first industry-accepted marine technology curriculum.
The American Boat and Yacht Council and the National Marine Electronics Association said they hosted a sold-out joint training event last week in Fort Lauderdale.
The American Boat and Yacht Council said today that industry veteran Craig Scholten joined the association as technical vice president.
In response to member surveys, the American Boat and Yacht Council announced enhancements to its certification programs.
The American Boat & Yacht Council announced a new regional seminar series that will be held in locations around the country.
Sara Anghel, executive director and vice president of government relations at NMMA Canada, was appointed to the board of the American Boat and Yacht Council.
The Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards grant management team and the American Boat and Yacht Council approved and published the first of three proposed skills-based American national standards for on-water instruction, called the EDU-1 On-Water Power Standard.
The American Boat and Yacht Council Foundation is partnering with BRP Evinrude in a special December donation campaign to fund two outboard engines for marine technology classrooms.
The American Boat and Yacht Council is holding its seventh annual Standards Week Jan. 11-15 in Jacksonville, Fla.