Pensacola investors purchase Day Break Marina, L and M Marine

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One in a Row Ventures, a local investment group led by entrepreneur Jason Crawford, in partnership with Chad Henderson, CEO/Founder of Pensacola-based Catalyst HRE, announced the purchase of Bayou Chico’s iconic Day Break Marina along with boat dealership L&M Marine, located in Stapleton, Alabama. The companies join ARCO Marine Inc., WAY Partners LLC, and AmCoat LLC as brands in the ...

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RIMTA awards Clean Marina certification to three marinas

Three new Clean Marina Facilities have been recognized for 2022 program. Barrington Yacht Club, Safe Harbor Cowesett and Safe Harbor Silver Spring completed the Clean Marina certification process and were awarded the designation at RIMTA's Annual Meeting in December. The Clean Marina program is a voluntary program administered by RI CRMC (Coastal Resources Management Council) to recognize marinas, boatyards, and ...

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Portland Yacht Services acquires White Rock Outboard

White Rock Outboard has been acquired by Portland Yacht Services, a full-service boatyard in business for more than 40 years. White Rock Outboard (WRO) has served the Sebago Lake region since 1969 and will continue to provide sales and service for Maine's multi-season recreational activities at its current location. "We know what it is to be a family business and ...

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Boating Industry issues call for nominations for 2023 40 Under 40

Nominations for the 2023 Boating Industry 40 Under 40 are now closed. Stay tuned for announcement of this year's winners in the March/April issue of Boating Industry. Entering its seventh year and its second year as part of the Top 100 Awards, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program is making its return in early 2023. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now ...

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Freedom Boat Club again named on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has been recognized on the 2023 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine for the seventh consecutive year, ranking sixth in the recreational business category and 218th overall. "We are honored to be recognized on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list as one of the top franchisors for the seventh consecutive year. This recognition ...

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Suntex purchases Green Cove Marina

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Suntex Marina Investors has purchased Green Cove Marina in Brick, N.J. This acquisition builds on other recent acquisitions by Suntex on the Jersey Shore. Green Cove is a full-service marina along the New Jersey coastline that has approximately 250 slips ranging from 14- to 46-feet. Amenities include security gates, a fuel dock, and a full-service department. The property has a ...

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Mick Webber purchases Marine Development Inc.

Marine Development Inc. (MDI), a marina construction, expansion, restoration and repair company, has announced the purchase of the company by Mick Webber, a long-time industry professional in the boat lifts and marina equipment markets. Marine Development Inc. was founded in 1991 by Steve and Roger Otis. Webber will lead the company while third- and fourth-generation members of the Otis family, ...

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Marine leaders gather for 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford In mid-November, the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT – the premier educational and networking event for leaders across the recreational marine industry – wrapped up in sunny Orlando, Fla. ELEVATE is produced and hosted by Boating Industry and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference, hosted over three days, featured plenty of keynote speakers and Q&A panels. The ...

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Brunswick Landing Marina awarded by Marina Life Magazine

Brunswick Landing Marina has been named the Best Large Marina in the country by Marina Life Magazine. The downtown-Brunswick-based marina was chosen by readers of Marina Life for the prestigious award out of thousands of competitors in its annual Best Marina Contest. Marina Life is a leading boating publication created to allow the boating community to fully embrace life on ...

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