Children built tiny props under the supervision of propeller shop employees and tested them on radio-controlled boats in drag races. Families sat down together to build Lego ships at a Fort Lauderdale booth manned by staff from a maritime training school.
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.
Suntex Marina Investors LLC acquired Kentucky Dam Marina on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Ky.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations added keynote speaker Adjiedj Bakas to its lineup for World Marinas Conference 2016, which will be held Nov. 17-19 at RAI Amsterdam.
Suntex Marinas, which has offices in Texas, is matching all employee and member donations to a Texas group that helps the families of fallen first responders after the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas last week.
MyTaskit and BoatCloud, a scheduling platform developed by Anderson Software, have integrated their leisure marine platforms.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations World Marinas Conference 2016 will take place from Nov. 17-19, overlapping the Nov. 15-17 METS Trade Show at RAI Amsterdam.
The Monaco Yacht Club is organizing the July 14-16 Monaco Solar Boat Challenge in the bay of Port Hercule.
Using a unique new launch system, Christensen Shipyards launched two 164-foot yachts last week for the first time.
Bellingham Marine is inviting boaties and budding photographers from around the world to enter the 2016 International Marina Photo Contest.
Suntex Marinas, an owner and operator of marina properties, said it is partnering with Marinalife to offer its coastal customers a one-year complimentary membership to the Suntex Captain’s Club.