House approves measure exempting boatyards from costly longshore insurance requirements The wheels of progress turn slowly in Washington, especially during a presidential election year. However, they eventually catch up with economic realities, or so hope the many recreational marine industry supporters of a key workers’ compensation measure. The provision would exempt boatbuilders, repair yards and…more
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.
20 businesses in the Florida city ante up to promote riverfront strip with full service to boaters. A group of Jacksonville, Fla., boating-related businesses have banded together and pooled their resources to bring commerce to their area. Calling itself the Jacksonville Marina Mile, this group consists of 20 businesses ranging from national companies with huge…more
The Association of Marina Industries coordinates National Marina Day as an annual celebration to highlight the important role marinas play in waterfront communities across America. Each year the National Marina Day Committee chair chooses a marina to be the symbol of what the AMI is trying to achieve. Lazy Days is one of…more