The American Boat and Yacht Council said today that it will hold its eighth annual Standards Week from Jan. 9-13, 2017, in Charleston, S.C.
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 launched a new online marine training platform that hosts multi-module courses, interactive learning tools and on-demand webinars.
The American Boat and Yacht Council updated its Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft to reflect changes in industry best practices and advancements in technology.
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 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.