Registration is open for the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association Annual Meeting and Summer Symposium, set for June 26-27 in Portland, Maine.
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.
The Investment Corp. of Dubai, the principal investment arm of the government of Dubai, said it agreed to buy Porto Montenegro, a landmark yacht marina and waterfront development in Montenegro, from Montport Capital.
Freedom Boat Club is giving three sailboats to the New College of Florida’s sailing team and waterfront programs.
The Maryland-based Bay Bridge Marina named Rich Lauser acting property manager of the marina and its full-service yacht yard.
Safe Harbor Marinas acquired four California coastal marinas located between San Diego and the San Francisco Bay.
Marine software platform MyTaskit released its MyTaskit Pro 8.2 operations module.
Software platform MyTaskit says it added 190 licenses for its MyTaskit Pro Coordination module, a 70 percent increase since last November.
A Florida Freedom Boat Club franchise named a boat in honor of a golden retriever that nearly died in the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Marina Industries Association launched the new global Gold Anchor scheme in China at the Austrade networking function at the 2016 Shanghai Boat Show.
Portsmouth Boating Center, on the Intracoastal Waterway at Mile Marker Zero in Portsmouth, Va., completed a refit of its 70-ton BFM Marine Travelift.