In 2005, the eye of Hurricane Katrina made its final landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, devastating towns such as Bay St. Louis, where the waterfront and downtown suffered heavy damage.
Marinas offer docks, moorings, fuel, supplies and other facilities to vessels that range from small boats to large yachts. They can be found along riverbanks and coastlines and on inland lakes.
Australian businessman Peter Baird bought Broadwater Marine, the largest yacht chandlery in the Philippines.
BananaBelt Boats & Yachts announced a major expansion and a name change.
Marine software platform MyTaskit rolled out the Phase II Customer Development Site program, with seven companies joining in the last 90 days.
A Canadian yacht club was fined $2,500 for killing or injuring a dozen ring-billed gulls while trying to scare them.
Dockwa, the marina reservation platform that connects boaters to marinas online and by app, and Active Captain, an online interactive cruising guidebook for boaters, are joining forces to develop an online platform for marina reviews.
Suntex Marinas announced its second acquisition in a week with the purchase of CrossTimbers Marina, which is 18 miles north of Tulsa, Okla.
The Association of Marina Industries said it welcomes the Marina Association of Texas as its newest membership alliance.
In the not-so-distant past, a marina typically consisted of some docks and pilings, maybe a fuel dock, perhaps a ship’s store or some bait and tackle, and not a lot else. That was when the facilities were so full they often had wait lists. It was also before the real estate bust of 2008, after…more
Marina Jack in Sarasota, Fla., is putting the finishing touches on a new branch of its business — a full-service boatyard for vessels as large as 65 feet that includes a 70-ton Travelift, dry-stack storage for 50 boats, a fuel dock, ship’s store, upgraded docks and power, and a team of seven technicians.