Marinas/Boatyards

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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Boating Industry seeks nominations for 2022 40 Under 40

Now in its sixth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program will return in early 2022. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which highlights the best young leaders across all segments of the marine industry. Each year, Boating Industry receives hundreds of nominations from dealer principals, owners, CEOs and many other various individuals in management ...

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Suntex acquires Lynn Creek Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC announced the acquisition of Lynn Creek Marina located on Joe Pool Lake in Grande Prairie between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Joe Pool Lake is 7,500-acre flood control lake built and operated by the Army Corp of Engineers. The lake was filled in 1989 and is always kept 100% full. Lynn Creek Marina was built and began ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces first Idaho location

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Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced its first Idaho franchise representing the 34th U.S. state to have a Freedom Boat Club location. The new territory, FBC of North Idaho, will open its first location in Couer d'Alene, known as one of the premier boating and recreational destinations in the U.S. ...

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MMG acquires Coles Point Marina

Monument Marine Group (MMG), a Baltimore-based investment firm focused on opportunities within the marine industry, acquired Coles Point Marina, to further expand their marine management footprint. MMG said it will invest significantly into the asset, enhancing the existing amenities while adding new experiential offerings and lodging options. MMG has chosen Oasis Marinas to manage the operations at Coles Point Marina ...

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