The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) develops safety standards for the design, construction, equipage, repair and maintenance of boats. ABYC Certified Technicians have access to ABYC’s Standards and technical support and are proficient in regards to Potable Water Systems, Waste Water Systems, Tanks, Plumbing, Electrical Installation, System Monitoring, Compressed Gas Systems for cooking and heating, Hydraulic Systems, AC and Refrigeration Systems, and Pump Systems.
The Independent Marine Business Association promotes independent marine service businesses that strive to maintain a high degree of standards through education and training.
The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is one of Rhode Island’s largest business advocacy organizations formed to enhance the business, civic and economic vitality of Newport County and greater Rhode Island.
Founded in 1964, the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association represents all aspects of the marine industry. Our membership companies and organizations are dedicated to the growth in recreational boating and the creation of jobs for our industry in an environmentally friendly, safe and responsible way.