marine http://ripr.org en Training For A Job In The Marine Trades Industry http://ripr.org/post/training-job-marine-trades-industry <p>Rhode Islanders looking to get into the marine trades industry can apply for a free training program. Every graduate from the last round of training landed a job.</p><p><a href="http://www.rimta.org/news/pre-apprenticeship-application-2014">&nbsp;The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association</a> held its first round of training over the summer, and every graduate found a job within 30 days of graduation. So the trade association is doing it again, offering a free, full-time, five-and-a-half-week course.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:31:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 26717 at http://ripr.org Training For A Job In The Marine Trades Industry One Square Mile: The Lost Art of Repairing Wooden Boats http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-lost-art-repairing-wooden-boats <p>Bristol boat builder Walt Schultz, is the owner of Shannon Boats. He worked his way through college destroying old, wooden boats. Older and wiser, he&rsquo;s spent that last 40 years paying a penance of sorts repairing as many of those old boats as he can find.</p><p>There are two currently being repaired in his shop, one of them belonged to ice cream baron Howard Johnson. Schultz is one of the few remaining craftsmen repairing wooden boats from a long-gone era, and he shares his thoughts on what it means to know that craft.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:59:29 +0000 Catherine Welch 22887 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: The Lost Art of Repairing Wooden Boats