Register Now For ABYC Corrosion Certification Course


The American Boating and Yacht Council (ABYC) is now accepting registrations for its upcoming Marine Corrosion Certification course, to be offered from September 25 to 28 inclusive in Kingston, Ontario.

Hosted by MetalCraft Marine and Ray Toth, the program will be delivered at the Peachtree Inn, 1187 Princess Street, each day from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The four-day course with instructor Dwight Escalera covers all aspects of marine corrosion,including general corrosion theory, identifying types of corrosion, properties of marine building materials, corrosion control methods and applications, sacrificial cathode protection systems and impressed current systems, protective coatings and methodology, and performing a corrosion survey.

Registration for ABYC members is $800, and $1,170 for non-members. The price includes the ABYC Marine Corrosion Study Guide which is shipped upon receipt of registration. The price of the class also includes The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion by Everett Collier. The class concludes with a 200-question certification exam.

Note that participants must bring the ABYC standards manual Standards & Technical Information Reports for Small Craft to class.

Additional information about the program can be found on the ABYC website. Or click here to go directly to the registration page.

For further information contact Sandy Brown by phone at (410) 990-4460 extension 101, or by email at sbrown@abycinc.org.