Boaters and other water enthusiasts now have easy public access to the waterfront in Newport Beach, Calif.
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.
The Refit International Exhibition & Conference will take place Jan. 28-29 in Fort Lauderdale.
The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association’s Marine Certified Marine Service Managers Course is scheduled for March 6-10 at The Landing School in Arundel, Maine.
Marine management software provider MyTaskit revealed a new round of funding on Monday that totals $1.7 million and brings the company’s seed investment to $11 million.
The Brewer Yacht Yard Group said it acquired Green Harbor Marina in Marshfield, Mass., and Onset Bay Marina in Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Freedom Boat Club was named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2015, edging to the No. 283 position and garnering a full-page editorial in the January 2016 winner’s issue.
Westrec Marinas has begun to manage two facilities on Florida’s west coast that investors recently purchased, the marina operator/owner said at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
With the post-recession market for South Florida marinas heating up, real estate appraiser Walter Duke is counseling marina owners to look carefully at the future.
Running a marina today means balancing time and money spent on daily maintenance and infrastructure repairs with that spent on capital improvements and long-term investments. It means juggling investments in facility upgrades and grounds maintenance while investing in mooring field expansions. It means saving money for seawall construction while applying for permits for new clubhouses…more
A marina is not just a place to store your boat these days. It’s a destination, which means restaurants, shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions — if not on-site, then close by. It also means modern docks, superyacht-size electrical hookups, pools, a captains’ lounge and, for sure, Wi-Fi.