A 17-year-old student in Kennebunk, Maine, who is in need of a kidney transplant was all smiles Monday when he received his dream boat through Portland Yacht Services and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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 Port Vell in Barcelona said Nigel Upton, who has a diversified superyacht background with direct experience in sales, management, customer service and time at sea, joined the marina as senior sales manager.
The Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club in North Carolina was recognized as the nation’s leading Carefree Boat Club at the company’s annual conference.
Lisa Almeida, CEO of the Freedom Boat Club in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Fla., was named Up and Coming Entrepreneur of the Year at the Women in Business Awards held Tuesday at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Barcelona, Spain-based Marina Port Vell appointed Marcel Brekelmans as managing director.
Porto Montenegro received the Wild Beauty Award 2013 for Best Tourism Investment Project during an award ceremony organized by Montenegro’s National Tourism Organization.
The first Freedom Boat Club of Connecticut will be opening for the 2014 season at Brewer Yacht Haven Marina in Stamford, Conn.
When the Parker family began selling boats in Florida, Calvin Coolidge was president, Gene Tunney was heavyweight champion of the world and Babe Ruth was patrolling right field at Yankee Stadium.
Fuel additive maker ValvTect is set to give its Marina of the Year Award to the largest marina in Mobile, Ala.
Bremerton Marina in Port Orchard, Wash., recently announced the launch of a new program — the Olympic Peninsula Cruising Club — that allows new tenants signing up in 2014 reciprocal rights at three Puget Sound locations.