A View from Here

Bill's Sisson's weekly Trade Only blog

Reaching out to young employees

While at IBEX I attended the workforce development seminar and one of the panelists, Pat Kearns, asked why ‘The Future Boatbuilders of America,’ doesn’t exist.

Marine Industry Training: A College Perspective

When the Marine Industry Association of South Florida (MIASF) contacted Broward Community College (BCC) to help them with the training of qualified technicians, we were more than willing to assist an industry that represents the largest economic generator in our community.  With an estimated $18 billion impact on our Florida economy, the marine industry is [...]

Mandatory Boater Education: The Devil is in the Details

Who isn’t in favor of having more knowledgeable, better informed boaters on the water?  To oppose that is a little like being against motherhood, apple pie and the American flag. But California is now approaching an important cross-roads for future recreational boating.