Marinas/Boatyards

Docks and Marinas Course returns to AMI conference

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After a five-year hiatus, the Docks and Marinas course, sponsored by Booyah Clean, will be offered as part of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) 2023 Conference & Expo scheduled for Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. This course focuses on technical discussions of the issues and problems in marina design, maintenance ...

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NMMA highlights Hurricane Ian relief resources

Following Hurricane Ian’s devastation to many communities across southwest Florida and other regions, many remains without power or clean drinking water. The NMMA’s priority remains ensuring the safety and well-being of those impacting, including the associations many member companies who have been impacted by Ian’s landfall. NMMA would like to share the below resources for those in the marine industry ...

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Boat Trader survey shows promising future for industry

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Even with surging prices at the pump and inflation rates hitting a 40-year high, private boat sellers are optimistic about the overall boat market and plan to increase their spending in the recreational boating industry. In a new survey conducted by Boat Trader, 39% of sellers on its For Sale By Owner (FSBO) platform reported that they are listing with ...

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The Boat House merges with Beacon Marine

Today, The Boat House announced that it has merged with Beacon Marine LLC, expanding the group to eleven locations across the Midwest and Florida.  This merger adds several sales, service, and storage facilities across Door County, Manitowoc, and Milwaukee, Wis. Kevin Code, CEO of The Boat House Group, said, “This transaction is another pivotal step towards aggressively expanding our dealership’s ...

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Karpaz Gate Marina recognized by Towergate’s Marina of the Year Award

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has been recognized by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Towergate’s Marina of the Year Awards 2022. The full-service, 300-berth marina was runner-up in the International Marina of the Year category. The award is voted upon by berth-holders and boat owners. On receiving this years’ award announced at Southampton International Boat Show, Liza Singer, the ...

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AMI announces 2023 keynote speaker

Marilyn Sherman, a national and international motivational speaker and book author, will deliver theopening keynote address at the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, scheduled for January 30 - February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, FL. Her presentation, sponsored by Suntec Marinas, "Front Row Leadership: How Top Performers Never Settle For Balcony Seats,” will be ...

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California DBW offers over $1 million in grant money

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public. A total of $1.6 million in grants is available to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges/universities operating within California for Aquatic Center Education Program grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at ...

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Freedom Boat Club continues European expansion

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced the opening of its first franchise locations in the United Kingdom. Consistent with Freedom’s growth strategy to scale its European footprint, the two new locations in Windermere and Torquay, provide its global membership base access to some of the top boating destinations in the UK. Now with 33 locations across the UK, ...

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Suntex acquires Channel Club Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced the acquisition of Channel Club Marina located in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.“Channel Club Marina is an amazing location, offering a host of amenities in the very popular Jersey Shore area,” said David Filler, Investments Partner, Suntex Marinas. “Having made a number of recent investments in the New Jersey and New York area, this property ...

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Integra acquires Jensen Beach Marina

Miami-based real estate investment and development firm Integra Investments (Integra), under its “Integra Marinas” platform, with investment partner, BLG Capital Advisors, announced the acquisition of Four Fish Inn and Marina in Jensen Beach, Florida. This news marks the company’s entrance into the Martin County market and continued growth trajectory as a prominent player in the marina sector. Four Fish Inn ...

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