It's an initiative focused on an industry that's already doing pretty well on its own; it's pointed in the right direction. It's a chance to aim the trajectory higher. That's what I think the beauty of it is.

That's what we've got to do in this state - we've got to be the ingenious Yankees that find that opportunity to add the value at the high end of the manufacturing niche. Because that's where we can sell.

It wasn't done on politics. We got it because we had such a novel idea and also boats are pretty cool.

If you talk to boatyards up and down the coast, they can't hire enough qualified people in good, well-paying jobs. People who are training boat builders, they can't fill their classes. There's something wrong there.