CorVant, the creator of business management software PierVantage, hired Bruce Hopkins as vice president of operations.
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 Catamaran Group said it acquired Breezy Point Marina in Chesapeake Beach, Md., its third property in that state.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida released the latest episode of “Salty Jobs,” a video series that showcases marine industry career opportunities in South Florida.
Refit teams behind the 66-foot sportfish Reel Steel, the 148-foot motoryacht Scout, the 80-foot sailing yacht Swan 80-002 and the 52-foot powerboat Cuttin’ Up received awards at the Refit International Exhibition & Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
Freedom Boat Club said it was featured for the fourth time and ranked No. 398 on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2017.
Dockwa, the slip and mooring reservation platform boaters use to connect to marinas online and by app, said today that it will buy Marinas.com.
Brewer Yacht Yards and Marinas is joining the Safe Harbor Marinas family, creating the largest U.S. operator and owner of marinas with 63 properties across 17 states.
Marine Travelift said it recently delivered a 50-metric ton mobile boat hoist to Snead Island Boat Works in Palmetto, Fla.
CRN said it recently relocated a new 259-foot megayacht that will become the second-largest yacht the Ancona, Italy, shipyard has built.
East Coast Yacht Sales said it opened a brokerage office at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine.