Tag Archives: marina

Safe Harbor Marinas plans aggressive expansion in 2016

Last month, Safe Harbor Marinas announced its formal debut as the largest owner and operator of marinas in the U.S. at the International Marina and Boatyard Conference in Ft. Lauderdale. The company, which was formed in 2015 and backed by the American Infrastructure MLP Funds (AIM), recently completed acquisitions from four separate marina owners and operators. “With the launch of ...

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Marinas evolve from a point of launch to family destinations

In order to effectively sell the boating lifestyle, marinas are increasingly turning their facilities into a hub of activity. The marina of today has evolved from a mere launch point to an all-day destination. We spoke with top marinas to discuss what areas of their business held the most potential for driving traffic and sales, and we created a roadmap ...

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Today’s marinas built for longevity, storm resistance

If you’re going to build something, it should be built to last. This has always been the approach for companies that design marinas. Marina development options that are long lasting with lower maintenance and sensitivity to the environment continue to drive innovation in the segment, which is of particular importance as recent storms like Hurricane Sandy have left a lasting ...

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Esteban Biondi announced as keynote speaker at Cartagena International Boat Show

Miami – Esteban Biondi will be the keynote speaker at the Cartagena International Boat Show (CIBS). The boat show’s educational program will be held during the three-day event from March 21-23, 2015 at the Convention Center Cartagena de Indias. Biondi is scheduled to speak for an hour on Sunday and Monday, respectively. Biondi is an international consultant specializing in marinas, ...

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Molo launches marina management software

New York – Molo, a tech startup from New York City, announced today that it has launched a new marina management platform on the iPad and web for marinas and yacht clubs. Molo was designed in collaboration with marina managers and owners, prioritizing user experience and interaction with the software. Everything needed to run Molo is accessible through an iPad or web browser on a computer ...

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Marina risk management strategies

Sean H. Griffin, account executive/marine specialist, Commercial Insurance Division, Cook, Hall & Hyde, Inc. -- According to Association of Marina Industries (AMI) data, there are approximately 14,500 marinas in the United States, a large percentage of which have inadequate risk management procedures in place. Further, the current distressed economy has added new exposures to marinas in addition to the traditional ...

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