Jan 16 2011

What is the ABYC?

Category: Boating - Nautical


The ABYC stands for the American Boat & Yacht Council. It was created to develop safety standards for the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of recreational boats. The ABYC has members that include boat builders, boat yards, yacht brokers, marinas, service technicians, surveyors, retail marine stores, marine insurance companies, equipment manufacturers and boat owners. It is a critical organization that develops uniform technical standards for the entire marine industry,

The ABYC is also a leader in providing education for marine industry professionals, technicians and boat owners by offering seminars, workshops, webinars, marine technician certification training and standards accreditation as well as numerous educational publications.

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