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All the boats pictured on this site were designed by Westlawn alumni.
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Westlawn alumni are prominent in the marine industry. Click here to see more.

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Attendance at boat shows allows students to thoroughly examine many yachts close-up. Students are encouraged to visit shows with other students so that they can discuss what they observe.

Attending yacht design and marine technology seminars give students the opportunity to learn the latest developments in the field and to meet other students and yacht design professionals.

IBEX and IBEX U are particularly recommended for Westlawn students. IBEX is the International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference. IBEX is the show for industry professionals. It is the best place to see hardware, machinery, gear, and materials used in boats and boatbuilding, and IBEX has an extensive program if seminars intended for professionals in the industry. IBEX is held in Miami, Florida every year in October. Westlawn students are eligible for discounts.

IBEX U is a smaller more frequent version of IBEX, which opens in various locations around the US. IBEX U focus on professional seminars. Find out more about IBEX and IBEX U, at the link below.