The second Charlotte, N.C.-area Carefree Boat Club will open April 18 on Lake Wylie at River Hills Marina.
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.
Task-sharing and coordination platform My-Villages unveiled MyTaskit Pro, a new brand, name and product that seeks to help recreational boat businesses streamline their operations.
The Freedom Boat Club launched a new website geared exclusively to the queries of franchise prospects.
Front Street Shipyard’s in-house design team is collaborating with yacht designer Bill Tripp to develop a new line of modern sloops that are now available for construction.
Concerned about the manatee population, condo owners in Cocoa Beach, Fla., oppose a marina’s proposed expansion and its plan for boat rentals.
Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 signed with PierVantage for Boat Builders to help the Nova Scotia-based builder manage its expanding boatbuilding and service business.
Maine Built Boats launched a video series highlighting member yards.
Freedom Boat Club recently appointed six members to serve on its newly formed national Franchise Marketing Advisory Council.
The Association of Marina Industries released its 2014 Marina Trends Survey Report.
FBC Marine Group LLC is set to open Freedom Boat Clubs in South Florida, with New Jersey, Virginia and North Carolina to follow.