IYRS Blog

All good things must come to an end . . . or do they?
Gardner Howe, Marine Systems Student Ambassador

While time on the IYRS campus is finite, I know the impact of the IYRS experience will be with me for the rest of my life.  I’m taking away new knowledge, practical skills, industry certifications, and a network of great professional contacts (i.e., our classmates and instructors!).  While my personal voyage ahead remains somewhat uncharted, I’m so grateful that I have the IYRS experience to help me navigate. 

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Resolute
Porter Hoagland, Boatbuilding & Restoration Student Ambassador

From early days, IYRS boatbuilding and restoration students are imbued with a unique form of self-improvement often referred to as “muscle memory.”

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End-of-Year Whirlwind
Gardner Howe, Marine Systems Student Ambassador

 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did you. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore. Dream. Discover.”

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