Marinas/Boatyards

Suntex completes integration with Westrec

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced it has completed its integration with Westrec Marina’s following the recent announcement of the two companies’ merger. Suntex has transitioned its leadership team, general managers and all employees to its payroll system and has begun the undertaking of a complete rebranding of the acquired properties, including updating logos, signage and websites. In addition, capital ...

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Keystone Harbor Marina sold to Dallas-based buyer

A Dallas-based family with a long history in the marina industry has purchased Keystone Harbor in Mannford, Oklahoma, for an undisclosed price. The marina is located 23 miles west of Tulsa on Keystone Lake at 1989 CrossTimbers Harbor Lane. Keystone Harbor is one of the newest marinas in Oklahoma with 244 wet slips and approvals to expand to over 400 ...

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Boating Industry opens 2022 Top Products program

Note: The submission form for the 2022 Top Products is now closed. Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2022 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, March 28, 2022. Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2021, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products at recent boat shows  – all of ...

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville names new director of member services

Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville recently announced that Carly Warren has joined the team as the new director of member services. Warren will be working closely with existing members as well as cultivating relationships with new members. She will serve as the direct point of contact for all boat club members relating to questions regarding the reservation system and general billing. ...

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FBC Maine to open sixth location

Freedom Boat Club of Maine is growing once again. This spring the company will open its sixth location which will be located at Point Sebago Resort on Sebago Lake. Offering the most locations and the largest fleet of boat club vessels in the state, Freedom Boat Club also is part of the largest network of boat clubs in the world ...

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Boating Industry issues final call for 2022 40 Under 40 nominations

With the Miami International Boat Show last week and the holiday yesterday, Boating Industry has extended the deadline for 2022 40 Under 40 nominations. The deadline to submit nominations is now Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. Now in its sixth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program is making its return in early 2022. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations ...

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AMI names new CMM, CMO and board members

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The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Training Institute held its awards ceremony for new Certified Marina Managers (CMMs) and Certified Marina Operators (CMOs) Wednesday, February 2, at the annual AMI Conference & Expo held in Daytona Beach, Florida. This year the institute welcomed sixteen new CMMs and three new CMOs to this elite group of marina management professionals. There are ...

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Suntex acquires Garrison Bight Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced the acquisition of Garrison Bight Marina located on Key West in the Florida Keys.  The only full-service marina on the island of Key West with dry storage, Garrison Bight offers direct access to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. The property is on the north side of the island with close proximity to ...

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Boat Fix launches rental fleet management program

Boat Fix, a recreational boating telematics company that provides a combination of remote monitoring, GPS tracking, sophisticated geofencing and 24/7 live customer support, announced today it has launched a one-of-a kind fleet management program for boat rental companies, boat clubs and charter companies – Boat Fix Fleet Manager Pro. Boat Fix Fleet Manager Pro is a service designed specifically for boat management companies operating ...

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Suntex joins forces with Westrec

At the 2022 Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo in Daytona, Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced its transaction to join forces with established marina management company, Westrec Marinas.One of the world’s largest owner-operators of marinas and marine-related businesses, Westrec Marinas provides professional management services to its properties, affiliates and clients. Founded in 1987, Westrec owns and manages marina ...

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