of the American Boat and Yacht Council
Ed Sherman is senior instructor and curriculum developer for the American Boat and Yacht Council (www.abycinc.org), an advisory group that develops, reviews and publishes manufacturing and service standards for the boating industry. In the mid-1990s as a consultant, he helped ABYC develop its first technician certification programs.
Draped over PVC A-frames, canvas donated by sailors is sheltering thousands of the displaced
Reaction to the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was global, and the subsequent public outpouring has been just as far-reaching. The sailing community, however, realized it had something to offer beyond credit card donations.
Recession hones the deal-making instincts of buyer and seller alike at Florida's big marine flea market
Julio Cordero wheels a box full of boat parts on a hand truck as he walks the aisles of the Dania Beach (Fla.) Marine Flea Market with a friend.
NOAA satellite analysis confirms skipper's account of the knockdown off Brazil that doomed the tall ship
A NOAA scientist who researches microbursts has fingered one of the violent downdrafts as the likely culprit in the Feb. 17 sinking of the tall ship Concordia. He reached that conclusion after analyzing satellite imagery of the weather that day.
A U.S. design with overseas appeal
An Irish boatbuilder is using a time-tested American design from the late John Atkin to launch his business.
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