Portsmouth Boating Center, on the Intracoastal Waterway at Mile Marker Zero in Portsmouth, Va., completed a refit of its 70-ton BFM Marine Travelift.
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.
Freedom Boat Club appointed eight franchise owner/operators to serve on its National Franchise Marketing Advisory Council.
Westrec Marinas acquired Aquamarina Lazy Days on Lake Lanier, in Buford Ga.
Christensen Shipyard is preparing to launch the first of two 50-meter yachts under new company ownership.
Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., replaced its fixed concrete piers with concrete floating docks from Bellingham Marine, completing a four-year project.
The water bug has long been a part of my life. As a young child I sailed the Chesapeake with family and friends. I learned to race sailboats as small as Penguins to crew on offshore handicap.
Brewer Yacht Sales and the Brewer Yacht Yards said they will hold their fifth annual Brewer Spring In-Water Used Boat Show at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, Conn., on April 30 and May 1.
I grew up in the Philadelphia area from the 1950s to 1965, and we vacationed in Avalon, N.J., for two weeks every summer. I loved the beach, but I really loved renting a small wooden boat with a small outboard to go fishing and exploring with my dad and cousin.
A California county is asking for bids to help revitalize Dana Point Harbor.
Freedom Boat Club appointed its first international franchise in Vancouver, British Columbia.