Editor’s note: The On Watch article in our January/February issue, about Abby Smith of New England Boatworks, highlighted a remarkable person who’s dedicated to the future of Rhode Island’s marine industry, as well as a company that’s built of some of the fastest, most beautiful custom boats on the water while leading the way in ocean stewardship.

https://windcheckmagazine.com/app/uploads/2019/01/March18_web_page8_image3-1.jpgAbby,

What a wonderful article. You are a true asset to our industry and sport. Keep thinking and rethinking ideas for moving forward environmentally.

Martha Parker, Newport, RI

The staff of New England Boatworks, the largest Clean Marina in Rhode Island, poses with a Trash Skimmer (provided by Clean Ocean Access with funding from 11th Hour Racing) at the company’s facility in Portsmouth.  © New England Boatworks

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