American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA)

The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association is a trade organization which represents nearly 300 boatyards and repair facilities throughout the United States. New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) works closely with ABBRA leadership to help identify and address the technical training needs of its membership. NEIT has developed specialized programs for ABBRA including Painting and Fiberglass Repair, Diesel and Advanced Diesel training, Composites Technology and Estimating & Project Management. NEIT is responsible for the registration, delivery of training and collection of fees, and ABBRA handles the marketing.