Published on Wednesday, 7th August 2019 - 12:00PM08/07/2019
America's Cup: American Magic get an injection of IYRS graduates
by American Magic/Sail-World.com/nz
Students at the International Yacht Restoration School at work in Newport, Rhode Island.
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport, Rhode Island, is one of American Magic's key Community Partners, working together with the America's Cup Challenger to create a meaningful pathway for graduates to advance their careers through externships and full-time opportunities.
Offering four different programs, Digital Modeling & Fabrication, Composites Technology, Marine Systems and Boatbuilding & Restoration, the IYRS curriculum gives students the necessary skills to step into a high-level America's Cup environment, surrounded by some of the industry's best talent.
There are currently nine graduates on the team's roster of boatbuilders and shore crew: