Susan Casey, New York Times bestselling author of “The Devil’s Teeth” and “The Wave,” will speak at the 44th Annual Marina Recreation Association’s Educational Conference and Trade Show about her latest book, “Voices in the Ocean,” and the years she spent following and researching the world of dolphins.
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.
Marinalife announced the winners of its sixth annual Best Marina Contest, naming River Dunes in Oriental, N.C., best large marina and South Jersey Marina in Cape May, N.J., best small marina.
Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, is partnering with Brødrene Aa in Hyen, Norway, to market, sell and build carbon-fiber ferries throughout the United States under the new company name Arcadia Alliance.
The Michigan Clean Marina Program designated four additional clean marinas in the state.
Freedom Boat Club appointed Maryland entrepreneurs and father/daughter team Larry and JoAnna Goldberg to its growing ranks of franchise owners and operators.
The Capella Marina at Capella Marigot Bay in St. Lucia in the Caribbean underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation.
The boat-sharing company Boatsetter said it reached a milestone of forming more than 165 marina partnerships, having recently merged with peer-to-peer boat rental company Cruzin.
The Brewer Yacht Yard Group is appointing a new general manager at its Barrington, R.I., location, Brewer Cove Haven Marina.
Marina industry safety specialist Robert Smith will discuss new information and strategies for handling the potential impact of a recent OSHA directive targeting marina and boatyard operations at the Marina Recreation Association’s 44th annual Educational Conference and Trade Show.
Ullman Sails opened its newest location called Ullman Sails Detroit.