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ABYC announces Educator Training Conference

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) announced their inaugural “Marine Service Technology: Educator Training Conference” to be held July 23-25, 2019 in Annapolis, Maryland. The three day conference will feature specific topics to enhance the knowledge, delivery and support of marine instructors and school administrators around the country. “Whether you have been teaching marine tech for years, or are thinking ...

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Correct Craft announces new education program

Correct Craft, long known for its commitment to exceptional employee development, has launched a new employee educational program, Correct Craft University (CCU). CCU will expand, enhance and elevate the fundamental skills of all levels of team members at Correct Craft and its subsidiaries.   Correct Craft University is a voluntary program meant to provide opportunities for personal, professional and leadership enhancement. ...

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BoatUS to hold on-water training events at MIBS 2019

After completing a successful pilot program in 2018, which included NMMA’s Tampa and Norwalk boat shows, BoatUS is launching the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Miami Boat Show program will offer two courses to attendees – Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves – and is the kickoff of a nationwide rollout in 2019 with 39 additional ...

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Yanmar, ABYC partner in training opportunities

YANMAR and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) are teaming up to conduct marine technician certification courses at YANMAR Academy which is located at the new YANMAR Evo Center in Acworth, Georgia. “ABYC is a long-standing organization with high standards for safety and training in the boating industry,” said Tim Miller YANMAR America senior manager of learning & development. ...

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Nautique dealers join new marine 20 Club

Today, Nautique dealers across the nation joined a Garage Composites’ 20-Club that discusses best practices, transactional data and industry news. Garage Composites offers 20 club and training services and works with more than 350 dealerships in North America.  Nautique dealers plan to examine all departments in the 20-Club, with a special focus on their sales department. This concentration will be ...

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Valuable training for a competent marine workforce

It’s no shock that the marine industry is in desperate need of skilled technical employees in all segments. There are several efforts the industry can and has taken to address the workforce shortage problem, which we will highlight in our April issue. One way the industry has tackled this problem is through creating and supporting workforce training programs, many of ...

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How to build a top-notch sales operation

Today’s customer is a complicated individual. They are more skeptical and less impulsive, and they do more online research before purchasing than ever before. They are interested, but their lives are so busy that they can’t stay focused. They have more money than during the recession, but they aren’t sure if they want to spend it just yet. How do ...

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Yamaha announces new Maintenance Matters website and online training module

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group today announced the launch of the all-new Maintenance Matters website, maintenance.yamahaoutboards.com, as well as the addition of the Maintenance Matters training module to its training curriculum at Yamaha Marine University Online. “Yamaha’s Maintenance Matters initiative is an ongoing educational campaign that helps boaters have an exciting and rewarding experience with their outboards,” said David ...

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Virtual Driver Interactive, U.S. Power Squadron launch Boating Skills Trainer

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- Virtual Driver Interactive, Inc. (VDI), the leading provider of simulation training solutions for commercial and education applications, today announced the launch of the Boating Skills Virtual Trainer, a first-of-its-kind boating simulator providing users with recreational power boat driving skills and the opportunity to practice those skills safely before getting on the water. The interactive Boating Skills Virtual ...

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