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For Immediate Release 05-07

Contact: Caroline Chetelat, (410) 956-1050, x22

[email protected]




The First COMITT (Conference on Marine Industry Technical Training)

Brings Industry and Marine Educators Together


February 14, 2005, Edgewater, MD; Chicago, IL; and Brooklin, ME: ABYC, NMMA and Professional BoatBuilder magazine, organizers and co-producers of the Conference on Marine Industry Technical Training (COMITT) announce a great success thanks to all participants. 191 attendees made up of boatbuilders, manufacturers, surveyors, repair facilities and dealers, marine industry trade associations, as well as educators were on hand to discuss, present and demonstrate their support of technical workforce education, training, certification and professional development.


Click here to learn more: COMITT Event & Photos


Also click here: COMITT: The Conference Story



Founded in 1930, the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology is the only nationally accredited and state certified distance-learning school of small-craft design in the United States. As the not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat and Yacht Council, Westlawn’s primary function is to assure a continual source of highly skilled designers to the marine industry. To learn more about Westlawn, please call (410) 956-7100 or visit the Westlawn website at www.westlawn.edu.