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Southern Marinas acquires Ocean Isle Marina

Southern Marinas Holdings II, LLC, a partnership between a Denver-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, announced the purchase of Ocean Isle Marina in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. Located along North Carolina’s Intracoastal Waterway, Ocean Isle Marina is a full-service marina with best-in-class amenities providing the perfect home port for boaters looking for year-round storage and transient dockage. The marina ...

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Raymarine partners with Marinas.com to better charts

Raymarine announced that its LightHouse Charts Premium service includes points-of-interest data provided by Marinas.com – the single best source of marina and waterway information for boaters on the web. The collaboration, which pulls data from more than 75,000 marine locations, enables boaters to easily find and explore key inlets, marinas, waterfront communities, lighthouses, and other nautical destinations. LightHouse Charts offer ...

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Southern Marinas and KSL Capital Partners form partnership

Southern Marinas, owner and operator of marina properties, and an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, an investor in travel and leisure businesses, are pleased to announce their partnership to acquire and operate a portfolio of marinas across North America.   "KSL is excited to partner with Southern Marina’s highly experienced management team to help continue to build upon their track record ...

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Safe Harbor acquires Lauderdale Marine Center

Lauderdale Marine Center ("LMC") — a premier US destination and service provider for the superyacht industry in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida — recently announced its acquisition by Safe Harbor Marinas. The transaction, valued at approximately $340 million, closed on May 3, 2021.  In 1997, LMC brought a new vision to Broward County. That vision was to create the world's premier superyacht facility right in the heart ...

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ValvTect welcomes 7 new marinas to certified program

ValvTect recently welcomed seven new marinas to the Certified ValvTect Marina family. The locations listed below are now fully authorized ValvTect Marine Fuel Marinas and all have met strict quality control specifications for fuel quality and formulation performance in accordance with ValvTect’s marine fuel guidelines. McKinley Marina – Milwaukee, WisconsinGulf Star Marina – Fort Myers Beach, FloridaHalifax Harbor Marina – Daytona Beach, FloridaShennecossett ...

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Suntex Marinas announces recapitalization

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Suntex Marinas Investors LLC announced a recapitalization of the Company led by funds affiliated with Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (Centerbridge), and funds affiliated with Resilient Capital Partners, LLC (RCP), alongside key management members. Suntex, the largest standalone, pure-play owner of marinas in the United States, owns and operates 31 market-leading marinas which provide boat docking and storage, as well as related ...

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AMI launches National Clean Marina Certification program

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Last week, the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) announced its plan to develop a national Clean Marina program. This will be the first national clean marina program of its kind in the United States. It is designed to provide clean marina certifications to marinas in states where no such program currently exists and augment existing state and regional efforts. Its ...

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Southern Marinas sells existing portfolio

Southern Marinas Holdings, LLC, a partnership between a New York-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, announced the sale of its portfolio of its marinas to a publicly traded REIT.   “With the uncertainty surrounding the long-term investment strategy in some traditional core real estate including retail and office, the marina space has become increasingly interesting for private equity and ...

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Suntex Marinas acquires Prime Marina Miami

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex), the premier owner and operator of best in-class marina properties, announced it has acquired Prime Marina Miami. Located in the heart of Coconut Grove, adjacent to city hall and local businesses, the property serves a strong and affluent boating market south of downtown Miami. Effective immediately, Suntex will return the site to its previous name, ...

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Virtual AMI Conference allows new opportunities

By Adam Quandt The show must go on. Much like nearly every other association in the boating industry, the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) was faced with a tough decision in its annual AMI Conference & Expo (formerly known as the International Marina and Boatyard Conference and Expo, or IMBC). As the global pandemic continues, AMI made the decision to ...

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