This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Correct Craft and the American Boat and Yacht Council.
Correct Craft, builder of Nautique boats, will be hosting a luncheon and meeting of the Marine Industry Association of Central Florida next Wednesday.
Correct Craft, recently announced as Central Florida Manufacturer of the Year, will be giving plant tours to attendees and Correct Craft president/CEO Bill Yeargin will be speaking to the group on ":What Does the Future Hold? How Today's Global Trends Will Impact You and Your Company."
"This is a great opportunity for our members to network with all facets of the industry, including a manufacturer," association executive director David Ray said in a statement. "MIACF appreciates the opportunity to hold our meeting at Correct Craft and see firsthand how they produce such outstanding quality boats. Our members are doubly fortunate to have Bill Yeargin as the keynote speaker at this meeting."
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The American Boat and Yacht Council is holding a Composite Boat Builder Certification course Feb. 8-11 at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Melbourne, Fla.
This all-encompassing composites course is designed for boatbuilders and manufacturers. The curriculum includes marine composite construction; production and advanced manufacturing processes; structural details and hardware installation; quality assurance; and safety and environmental compliance.
A 200-question certification exam will follow the course.