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.

IMBC reports boost in registration

Organizers of the International Marina & Boatyard Conference expect higher attendance at next week’s event despite the economy. Early registration for IMBC, scheduled for Jan. 25-28 in Fort Lauderdale, has increased 10 percent compared to last year. The Association of Marina Industries and the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association, co-producers of the event, expect…more

Brewer spending millions on R.I. facilities

Freezing temperatures and a slow economy haven’t stopped Brewer Yacht Yards and Marinas from investing millions in its Rhode Island properties to enhance the boating experience for its clients. The company is investing some $2.3 million in various projects at its Warwick, R.I., marinas, according to a recent story in the Warwick Beacon. This includes…more

East Coast transient traffic dipped last summer

High fuel prices in 2007-2008 led to a decline in transient-boater traffic along the East Coast, according to a survey conducted by Applied Technology & Management. While high fuel costs were felt by boaters everywhere, the impact seems to have been strongest in the South, where 76 percent of marinas reported a decline in transients.…more

IMI discounts training courses

The International Marina Institute is offering a $250 discount on each of its 2009 training courses for those who register by Dec. 31. IMI’s Intermediate Marina Management Course, to be held Feb. 22-26, focuses on marina operations, policies and procedures. Attendees will learn about policies and practices that have been successful around the country and…more

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$6M yacht repair facility coming to the Gulf ICW

Saunders Yachtworks says its focus on service enables it to grow despite the weak economy In an economic shakeup, it’s easy to think doom and gloom, but not at Saunders Yachtworks, a regional yacht service business in Orange Beach, Ala. The company is investing approximately $6 million in a new development — NorthHarbor Yacht Center,…more

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Measure takes the pressure off at E&H

How do you spell relief? A-m-e-n-d-m-e-n-t-6. At least that’s what Christopher Hodge is thinking after Floridians voted Nov. 4 to adopt the tax relief measure for working waterfronts. Some property tax relief would be welcome, especially in today’s tough economic climate, says Hodge, president of E&H Boat Works and The Ways, both in Palm Beach…more

SNAME revises ‘Principles of Naval Architecture’

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers released the newest edition of “Principles of Naval Architecture: Strength of Ships and Ocean Structures.” The volume, a revision of the previous chapter four of PNA, addresses several topics of ship strength in greater depth, bringing much of the material up to date and introducing some new…more

Bellingham finishes new Florda marina

Bellingham Marine recently completed the new Naples (Fla.) Bay Resort, which boats its own full service yacht club and 97-slip, full service marina. The state-of-the-art marina offers a fuel dock, in-slip sewage pumpout services, and 50 amp, 110/220 power supply. It accommodates private boats as well as charter boat services for sightseeing and fishing. “Construction…more

Town moorings prompt $36M in lawsuits

A New York boatyard owner has filed a $19 million lawsuit against a Long Island town, some of its officials and a competitor for allegedly failing to recognize his winning bid for the town’s mooring and tender service. Seymour’s Boatyard filed its suit in August in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New…more

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Marina conference wraps itself in green

The focus will be on environmentalism and conservation when boatyard pros talk shop in Florida The 2009 International Marina and Boatyard Conference, scheduled for Jan. 25-28 in Fort Lauderdale, is going “green,” with efforts under way to provide a more environmentally friendly event. All seminar handouts will be provided on USB ports to save paper.…more

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