Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology
c/o Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530 USA
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The Journal of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology
Copyright © 2014 by Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology
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There are over 9,500 subscribers to
Westlawn Institute’s quarterly e-journal.
Our readers are yacht and boat designers, boatbuilders, marine techs, surveyors, boat design students, and
members of the boating public.
Who We Are
Westlawn is a not-for-profit educational affiliate of
theAmerican Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) .
school is nationally accredited by theDistance Educa- tion and Training Council (DETC) ,
and is listed as an
accredited school by theU.S. Department of Education
and by theCouncil for Higher Education Accreditation .
The Westlawn Yacht & Boat Design Program is also
accredited by theRoyal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) .
Founded in 1930, the mission of the Westlawn Insti-
tute of Marine Technology is threefold:
To provide our students with the skills and knowl-
edge required to build a rewarding career in the
profession of yacht and small-craft naval architec-
ture via distance learning.
To support continued growth of the recreational
and small-craft marine community through the
development of well-trained, safety-oriented,
boat designers developing better products for the
benefit of the boating public.
To provide continuing education to marine-
A Not-For-Profit Corporation
, the online daily boating magazine, interviewed Westlawn director Dave Gerr on July 20, 2010. In
this wide-ranging, half-hour radio show, Gerr discusses almost all aspects of Westlawn, including history, op-
eration, student and alumni successes, costs, and more. Click on the links below to listen to the full interview
and watch the accompanying slide show of over a hundred boats designed by Westlawn alumni.Click Here
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See and Hear Dave Gerr’s Interview with
Ship’s StoreClick here
to visit our ship’s store
for Westlawn caps and tee-shirts,
bronze spline weights
and a selection of marine
books.We're on the Web at www.westlawn.edu
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