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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.

Registration under way for National Marina Day

Online registration is now available for marinas holding events Aug. 8 to celebrate National Marina Day. The goals of registration are to determine how many marinas hold National Marina Day events, for participating marinas to share tips or work together on an event, and for the media to have access to participants as they plan…more

Florida marina groundbreaking set for Friday

Palm Harbor Marina officials are breaking ground Friday on a new multimillion-dollar facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., that they say will help fuel the local economy and bring permanent jobs to the area. The marina, scheduled for completion this fall, will be able to host hundreds of boats from 60 feet to more than…more

Celebrating National Marina Day

The Association of Marina Industries says it’s not too early to start planning for National Marina Day, set this year for Aug. 8. AMI can assist companies and organizations in preparing for National Marina Day by providing templates for press releases, advertisements, invitations, proclamations and more. AMI has listings of partner organizations that want to…more

Presenters wanted for IMI conference

The International Marina Institute is looking for presentations for its Emerging Applied Technologies Conference, scheduled for Oct. 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale. The conference will cover the latest in technologies, “green” products and current trends in the marine industry. Attendees will include international marina industry professionals, Certified Marina Managers, and marina owners and operators, as well…more

Higher lake level puts marina back in place

Following spring rains that raised the level of California’s Lake Shasta, the floating concrete Marina at Jones Valley Resort was moved back to its home port location last week. The 2,000-foot long, 70-slip marina was pushed and pulled by houseboats and workboats at a speed of a quarter-mile per hour. “Moving a marina of this…more

Saxon to keynote Marina Mile 84 Association gathering

Marine industry consultant Bob Saxon will be the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Marina Mile 84 Association of Fort Lauderdale. Saxon’s presentation, “Positioning and Planning For Your Company to Survive and Thrive as the Market Recycles,” will offer dynamic strategies for staying afloat in this difficult market. The breakfast meeting will be held…more

ValvTect picks Marina of the Year

ValvTect Petroleum recently recognized Bayport Marina of Bayport, Minn., as its 2008 ValvTect Marina of the Year. “Our goal is to provide our [more than] 200 slip holders a clean, pleasant and environmentally friendly place to enjoy their boating activities,” Bayport Marina general manager Marshall Nowlin said in a statement. “Having ValvTect Marine gasoline at…more

Island Global Yachting will manage Croatian marina

Island Global Yachting and Nautical Center Prgin, one of Croatia’s leading marine industry companies, finalized a joint-venture agreement and released plans for development of the marina. Renovations will include the addition of 65 megayacht berths to the existing 350 wet slips, transforming the facility into the new Mandalina Marina & Yacht Club — Croatia’s first…more

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Q&A James L. Frye Westrec executive, AMI chairman and president

James L. Frye is vice president of business development and acquisitions for Encino, Calif.-based Westrec Marinas. As the world’s largest owner/operator of marinas and marine-related businesses, Westrec provides professional management services to its properties, affiliates and clients around the world. Founded in 1987, Westrec manages both fresh- and saltwater marina facilities, handling a wide array…more

Charleston marina receives design award

The Charleston (S.C.) City Marina received the PIANC 2009 Jack Nichol Award for outstanding marina design. According to the award letter, “The jury considered that Charleston City Marina best represented the technical, functional, aesthetic and environmental award criteria.” Applied Technology & Management assisted in the 10-year redevelopment of the marina, which resulted in enhanced facilities…more

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