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The changing — and challenging — marina climate

By David Gee Start a marina by following these nine steps. 1) Plan your business. 2) Determine your costs. 3) Figure out your ongoing expenses. 4) Figure out your target market. 5) Figure out all the different ways to make money. 6) Figure out how much to charge. 7) Figure what your profit might be. 8) Figure out how you ...

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At the Helm: Marina memories

By David Gee Take a look at that photo. It’s me standing underneath the SE 17th Street Causeway Bridge in Fort Lauderdale, just across the street from Pier 66. As this particular image was taken, the spot where I was standing also served as the entrance to the Superyacht Village at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Behind me at ...

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Dockwa announces 1,000th marina partner

Dockwa, the makers of marina management software, announced that it has onboarded its 1,000th marina partner. This milestone translates to more than 10% of U.S. marinas using Dockwa to help manage transient and long-term dockage, making it the largest marina booking and contract management platform in the world. Dockwa’s marina network runs the gamut from municipal mooring fields and small ...

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Southern Marinas acquires Rivers Edge Marina

Southern Marinas Holdings, LLC, a partnership between a New York-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, announced today the purchase of Rivers Edge Marina in North Charleston, S.C. on Oct. 31, 2019. Rivers Edge Marina is nestled along Charleston’s Ashley River in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.  It is conveniently located near the historic Ashley River Plantations and just six miles from ...

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Siren Marine announces partnership with Oasis Marinas

Siren Marine and marina management firm Oasis Marinas have teamed up to bring boaters across the mid-Atlantic and northeast region a better, worry-free boating experience.  Through this partnership, Oasis Marinas will sell and promote Siren Marine’s MTC Connected Boat technology through its customer-service-oriented marinas, as a way to bring greater peace of mind to boaters who call an Oasis-managed marina ...

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Suntex acquires Pleasure Cove Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex), announced today the acquisition of Pleasure Cove Marina, located on Lake Berryessa in Napa, Calif. The facilities at Pleasure Cove Marina include boat slips, a convenience store, fuel dock and boat, PWC, kayak and canoe rentals. In addition, the property includes four- and eight-person cabins and 140 camp and RV sites providing overnight accommodations for ...

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Suntex Marinas appoints new chief operating officer

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced today the appointment of Rich Carter to the position of chief operating officer. In his new role, Carter is primarily responsible for the overall service experience at all Suntex Marinas. Defining and enhancing company culture, Carter is charged with efficient and effective deployment of Home Office resources and processes across the Suntex portfolio of ...

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