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2017 MRAA Compensation Study

The Marine Retailers Association is thrilled to release the results of its 2017 MRAA Compensation Study, the industry's first such report of its kind. We collected more than 2,600 position-level responses from 292 dealership locations and ultimately, generated some incredible data that we expect will give you great insight into compensation levels, benefits programs and more for the positions across your organization.

Employee Handbooks

Writing a new employee handbook for your business? These templates offer a great starting place for a handbook that suits the unique needs of your business.

Boating Schools & Education Centers

Looking for a location for classes or certification schools? Here is a directory of locations that offer marine curriculum and their points of contact.


The Marine Industry Career Network (MICN) is a collaborative effort among marine trade associations and industry stakeholders to connect employers with a qualified work force. Employers can manage job postings and search resumes. Job Seekers can view openings, post resumes and career-related documents and access career development resources.


Featured Marine Job Listings in New York State

Would you like to feature available jobs through The ESMTA? Send us a detailed message regarding what positions you have available, necessary qualifications and the best point of contact for your hiring manager. Our members receive a 25% discount on this service.

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Upcoming Certification Courses and Training

General Boating Resources

Where to Boat

New York State is privileged to have a diverse array of water bodies on which to boat. From the Great Lakes, Long Island Sound, Hudson River, Canal System, Finger Lakes, Lake George, and many other lakes and rivers across the State— New York has everything a boater could want.


Boat Information educates boaters and other lake users about the threat of invasive species and how to prevent the spread of invasives species.

How to Boat

Check out the links below to learn how to get started!

Safe Boating

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