'It takes a village'; or, in this case, it takes lots of leading marine industry firms, agencies and organizations committed to professionalism to ensure the growth, safety and success of the boating lifestyle. Here's a great sample of those committed leaders:
GowrieGroup is the top privately held property/casualty agency in Connecticut and the largest marine insurance group in the US. Gowrie’s 125+ dedicated professionals – located in their primary offices in Westbrook CT, Darien CT, Newport RI, and North Kingstown RI – stand ready to help you.
MRAA's mission is to be the single voice of marine retailers, providing member services that include: fostering and uniting relationships; raising awareness and professionalism; protecting common interests and strengthening all members.
NAMS – The National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMSGlobal.org), established in 1962, is a professional organization that certifies marine surveyors and provides continuing education opportunities.
NMLA’s mission is to educate current and prospective lenders in the marine financing procedures, promote credit to consumer and trade borrowers, maintain alliances with industry partners, measure and report on the vitality of the marine lending market, and maintain networking and communication among members and associate members.
NOAA is an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce that enriches life through science. NOAA's reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor, working to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.
The Coast Guard’s mission capabilities–saving lives, interdicting smugglers and illegal migrants, enforcing our nation’s laws and treaties, and protecting our ports and natural resources–derive from the readiness of our fleets of cutters, boats, aircraft, and the C4ISR systems that link them together
Yacht Broker Institute is an online training program offering a collection of courses developed to aid beginners and professionals seeking a career in yacht brokerage; either as a Yacht Broker, Charter Broker or an Administrative Assistant.
YachtCloser was created to simplify and streamline the contract, sign, and close process for professional yacht brokers by providing simple solutions to communicate with today's buyers and sellers and to close more deals.
A division of Dominion Enterprises, YachtWorld.com first launched in March 1995, and today is the Internet’s leading online marine publication. YachtWorld.com contains the largest online photo database of new and used power and sailboats for sale and charter. Boat listings on YachtWorld.com are provided by subscribing member yacht brokers and dealers, not individuals.