Freedom Boat Club opened new locations in Stratford and Branford, Conn.
Marinas and Boatyards
Marinas and boatyards offer the vital services, ranging from repairs to slips and seasonal storage, that boaters require. Because they're in regular contact with boat owners, these businesses can take the pulse of the recreational boating industry every day. Developments such as new facilities and new services at these sites help to drive the industry forward.
Michael Schmidt Yachtbau in Germany appointed Johannes Malzahn as the yard’s new managing director.
JUNO BEACH, Fla. — Suntex Marina Investors LLC said Tuesday that it acquired 11 Loggerhead marinas in coastal Florida, making it the largest marina owner and operator in the Sunshine State.
A new marina industry traineeship will be offered for the first time in May in Sydney, Australia.
For a second year, the Freedom Boat Club franchise in Jacksonville provided a day out on the water for Dreams Come True.
Bellingham Marine said it sent key personnel to Queensland, Australia, to help support local recovery and repair efforts at marinas affected by Cyclone Debbie.
Toledo Beach Marina in LaSalle, Mich., was named a Certified Clean Marina.
The Marine Recreation Association plans to hold a safety and maintenance seminar in May in both San Pedro, Calif., and San Diego.
Marinalife said it launched its first Superyacht Edition, which includes cruising itineraries from Maine to the Florida Keys.
British boatbuilder Fairline Yachts is expanding its manufacturing capabilities by adding a 17,000-square-foot production facility at Oundle Marina, the boatyard’s original location when it was launched 50 years ago.