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ABBRA conference includes boatyard tours

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Interlux Yacht Finishes and Awlgrip North America are sponsoring the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association field trip during the group’s annual conference, set for July 18-19 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in New Bedford, Mass.

The field trip offers those who attend the conference a group lunch and private tours of four major New England boatbuilding and repair facilities: Burr Brothers Boats Inc.; Fairhaven Shipyard Cos. Inc.; Bayline Boatyard and Transport Inc.; and South Wharf Yacht Yard.

The field trip is available for $45 for all participants.

Click here for information or contact Jessica Slemons at (401) 247-0318; jslemons@abbra.org.

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