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.
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.
South Florida-based FB Marine Group, a marine sales and service dealership, said it was awarded a large government contract to refurbish, refinish and repower two coastal patrol boats for Miami-Dade County and PortMiami.
Southport Boats said it added Hoffman’s Marina/Yacht Sales of Brielle, N.J., to its network of dealers.
Westrec Marinas held the grand opening and dedication of the Haulover Marine Center, a $25 million renovation project, on Tuesday with representatives of Miami-Dade County Parks in Florida.
Suntex Marinas said it chose MYMIC Training Technologies for the development and oversight of a corporate safety program.
Suntex Marinas said it acquired The Ridges Marina, a north Georgia property on Lake Chatuge.
Freedom Boat Club said it experienced exponential growth in the last year.
Australian motoryacht manufacturer Maritimo launched a new waterfront facility at The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove, where the company said it will showcase about $10 million in vessels at any given time.
Freedom Boat Club said it appointed 38 club members from southwest Florida as official representatives of its newly launched Ambassador Program.
Bellingham Marine hired industry veteran Bryce Fisher as product development manager.