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Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Rybovich

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Safe Harbor Marinas recently announced it has acquired Rybovich, a U.S. destination and service provider for the superyacht industry. "We're extremely excited about what this means for our people, our customers, and our partners," said Wayne Huizenga Jr., owner and CEO of Rybovich. "We share with Safe Harbor a fundamental commitment to excellence in service and hospitality. We believe this transaction ...

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Safe Harbor Marinas announces merger agreement

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Safe Harbor Marinas, the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world, has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Sun Communities, Inc., and one of its subsidiaries, in a transaction for cash and SUI equity valued at $2.11 billion. "We are excited to partner with Sun Communities, a premier real estate investment trust that owns and operates 426 properties across North America," ...

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Safe Harbor acquires 100th marina

Safe Harbor Marinas recently announced the acquisition of its 99th and 100th marinas. The company has added Great Island Marina in Harpswell, Maine and Sportsman Marina on the Alabama Gulf Shores to its portfolio of facilities. The acquisitions expand Safe Harbor's network to 100 marinas across 22 states. They are part of the company's ongoing program to grow and diversify its portfolio. ...

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2018 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Adam Quandt We've profiled our four 2018 Movers & Shakers finalists, however many other industry leaders continue to push and work to grow the boating industry across all segments. The six leaders below are making bold moves to advance boating by growing its customer base, improving technology, bringing industry stakeholders together and raising the bar of professionalism for the ...

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Safe Harbor Marinas announces acquisition of Calusa Island Marina

Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired Calusa Island Marinain Goodland, Florida, the company said Thursday. Located inside the city limits of Marco Island in southwest Florida, Calusa offers boaters a gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands, a full range of boating services, 115 permanent wet slips, and covered rack storage for up to 420 vessels. The financial details of the transaction ...

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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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Safe Harbor Marinas announces acquisition of Brewer Yacht Yard Group

Safe Harbor Marinas announced that it has acquired Brewer Yacht Yard Group, a marina company led by industry veteran Jack Brewer. The transaction makes Safe Harbor the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world with 63 properties housing over 30,000 members' boats. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. "We are delighted to have found a partner ...

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2016 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

The 6th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes the top leaders in the boating industry, innovators that are willing to challenge the status quo. They are the people who make the moves that shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From consolidating leading brands to introducing new technology to boating to educating the industry, these 10 individuals ...

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Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Grand Isle Marina

Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired Grand Isle Marina in Grand Haven, Mich., about a three-hour drive from both Chicago and Detroit. Located along 21 miles of inland waterway and just minutes from Lake Michigan, Grand Isle Marina features 400 permanent boat slips and about 150 dry racks. Safe Harbor Marinas is seeking to strategically expand and diversify its inland and ...

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