Marina News

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.

Brewer donates to ABBRA relief fund

Brewer Yacht Yards has donated $1,000 to the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association’s Disaster Relief Fund. The fund gives awards to employees of ABBRA-member facilities who have suffered loss because of natural disasters. The fund was created in 2004 in response to a fire at Crosby Yacht Yard in Osterville, Mass. Money also has…more

IMI adds Charleston to training locations

The International Marina Institute has added Charleston, S.C., to its list of course locations. Beginning Feb. 22, 2009, IMI will begin its spring training calendar at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, which also will host IMI’s Advanced Marina Management and Intermediate Marina Management courses. In addition, IMI’s new course offering, the Marina Operators Course,…more

092308enewsletter

EXCLUSIVE: Firsthand report from Texas on Hurricane Ike

Chris Landry, senior reporter for Trade Only and Soundings magazines, is in Galveston, Texas, with a BoatU.S. Marine Insurance Catastrophe Field Team reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Look for his dispatches over the next several days. A full report will appear in the November issue of Trade Only. The stench of the sun-baked…more

New marina opens in North Carolina

The new Marshes Light Marina is open in Manteo, N.C., giving boaters access to Manteo’s historic waterfront from nearby Shallowbag Bay, Roanoke Sound and beyond. The marina — part of Marshes Light, a new waterfront community of townhouse flats, villas and single-family home sites — has 45 full-service slips completed, with another 113 approved by…more

IMI program set for November

The International Marina Institute will offer its Intermediate Marina Manager program Nov. 16-20 in West Palm Beach, Fla. The IMM course is a stepping-stone to IMI’s Advanced Marina Management school, scheduled for the week of Dec. 8. Candidates must successfully complete the IMM course in order to enroll in the AMM school, which in turn…more

IMBC details Fort Lauderdale trip agenda

Organizers of the International Marina & Boatyard Conference have announced the field trip agenda for the Jan. 25-28 event in Fort Lauderdale. The field trip will feature three marinas in southeast Florida — the Port Condominium, Harbour Towne Marina and Pelican Harbor Marina — and conclude with an evening social and networking event sponsored by…more

IMI offering new training programs

The International Marina Institute has released its 18-month training program and events catalog. This year, IMI is featuring such new programs as a Marina Operator’s Course and a one-day Climate Changes and Storm Preparedness conference. The topic for its annual two-day conference is Applied Technologies in the Marina Industry, scheduled for late 2009. The catalog…more

082508acboatshow

Atlantic City boat show starts next week

The Atlantic City In-Water Boat Show, set for Sept. 4-7, will feature more than 700 boats, 16 to 70 feet in length. The hottest new motoryachts, sportfishing yachts, runabouts, walkarounds, center consoles and performance boats will be at Farley State Marina, adjacent to Trump Marina Hotel Casino. Included with a $20 adult admission is a…more

Peer group issues call for papers on sailboats

The Small Craft (Sailing) Technical Panel of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers issued its initial call for papers for the SNAME Journal of Sailboat Technology. The new online, peer-reviewed journal will focus on research achievements and engineering practices, ranging from sailboat systems and sail design to materials and construction methods, weather routing…more

morningstar_peninsula_lead

‘Star’ on the rise marina chain in growth mode

Morningstar’s father-son team wants to own, upgrade and manage as many as 25 properties by 2012 It’s been about four years since Stephen Benson and his son, Dave, ventured into the marina business with their purchase of the 950-member Peninsula Yacht Club on Lake Norman, N.C. And their portfolio of Morningstar marinas keeps getting bigger…more

1 38 39 40 41 42

Vote Today

What is the best outcome for the marine industry in the November mid-term elections?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Search Boats for Sale

Length
Year
Price

Login to Trade Only Today

Lost Password