Chapman Ducote’s core business — credit card processing — is pretty straight-laced, but the president and CEO of Merchant Services Ltd. in Miami Beach also has a wilder side: LeMans race-car driver, partner in a boatbuilding business and a role with wife Kristin in five episodes of the Kardashian sisters’ reality TV series “Kourtney and…more
As the recreational boating industry strives to grow, the role boatyards play continues to become more significant. Owners who use their boats frequently require service that is quick and complete, even as the vessels themselves grow more complex in terms of their engines and electronics. Boatyards are starting up or expanding in an effort to meet this challenge.
Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, was selected by the Spanish yacht design firm Botin Partners to build a 72-foot cruising design sloop.
Sailing yacht builder Morris Yachts said it is opening a service yard in southern Maine’s Casco Bay area.
California-based Marina Shipyard recently signed with PierVantage for Boat Yards.
South Florida’s largest boat repair center is being sold.
Thieves broke into Ocean Master’s secured boatyard in Stuart, Fla., and stole a truck, a trailer and a new boat with outboards.
River Forest Yachting Centers of Stuart and LaBelle, Fla., said it launched a new mobile-friendly website.
The State of Hawaii is investigating a Lahaina boatyard’s practice of collecting storage fees from boaters near the Mala boat ramp.
Front Street Shipyard’s in-house design team is collaborating with yacht designer Bill Tripp to develop a new line of modern sloops that are now available for construction.
Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 signed with PierVantage for Boat Builders to help the Nova Scotia-based builder manage its expanding boatbuilding and service business.