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.
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.
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.
Porto Montenegro expects to complete an expansion that will nearly double the marina’s available berths from 245 to 430 by this summer.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ International Marinas Group is helping emerging markets around the world to plan marinas and infrastructure that will support recreational boating. “The mission of our marina group is to go places that have emerging markets and help with planning,” Gary Groenewold of Westrec Marinas, who is a part of…more
Ben Eoin Marina, a non-profit Nova Scotia marina that was in planning and construction for four years during a collaborative effort with Structurmarine, sold out immediately after its opening. “We had little or no experience” with marina planning, Ben Eoin Marina chairman and president Robert Sampson said in a statement. “We needed to find partners…more