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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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Benefits of aligning with strategic partners

With more than 5,000 megayachts in the world today, it is more important than ever that our industry continues to deliver high-quality services and unprecedented guest experiences. Many reputable brands have formed powerful networks of experienced, determined individuals that support, promote and influence the nautical tourism industry as a whole, but this is just the tipping point. The superyacht industry ...

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2017 Marina Wage Rate Survey open for participation

The Association of Marina Industries and Marina Dock Age magazine have partnered to deliver a survey intended to provide marina managers a means to compare the salaries of their employees to others in the same region and across the nation. The survey will contain information about employee wages and benefits across a range of job categories including general manager, office ...

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Embracing corporate social responsibility

When it comes to corporate social responsibility, it is important to understand the tremendous value it brings to not only the charitable organization but also the company’s long-term sustainable growth. Extending beyond a day of giving or a single donation, CSR today is more about the continued support, year after year, that helps create a better future for societies in ...

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AMI announces new board members, honors newest CMMs and CMOs

The Association of Marina Industries elected its 2017 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference held Jan. 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Brad Gross, certified marina manager, was reappointed chair; Joe Riley, CMM of Windmill Marina Association, Inc., was reappointed vice chair; Chris Petty of Suntex Waterfront Management was reappointed treasurer; and Chris Dolan of Marina ...

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The changing marina climate

Consolidation, innovation coming to marina segment A recent wave of consolidation in the marina segment has the potential to drastically reshape how and where boaters spend their time on the water. For an industry that has been dominated for decades by small, family-run operations, it’s a dramatically different look. Major, well-financed players have jumped into the segment in a big way ...

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