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
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.
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.
Children built tiny props under the supervision of propeller shop employees and tested them on radio-controlled boats in drag races. Families sat down together to build Lego ships at a Fort Lauderdale booth manned by staff from a maritime training school.
Suntex Marina Investors LLC acquired Kentucky Dam Marina on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations added keynote speaker Adjiedj Bakas to its lineup for World Marinas Conference 2016, which will be held Nov. 17-19 at RAI Amsterdam.
Suntex Marinas, which has offices in Texas, is matching all employee and member donations to a Texas group that helps the families of fallen first responders after the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas last week.
MyTaskit and BoatCloud, a scheduling platform developed by Anderson Software, have integrated their leisure marine platforms.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations World Marinas Conference 2016 will take place from Nov. 17-19, overlapping the Nov. 15-17 METS Trade Show at RAI Amsterdam.
The Monaco Yacht Club is organizing the July 14-16 Monaco Solar Boat Challenge in the bay of Port Hercule.
Using a unique new launch system, Christensen Shipyards launched two 164-foot yachts last week for the first time.