Using a unique new launch system, Christensen Shipyards launched two 164-foot yachts last week for the first time.
Marinas and Boatyards
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Bellingham Marine is inviting boaties and budding photographers from around the world to enter the 2016 International Marina Photo Contest.
Suntex Marinas, an owner and operator of marina properties, said it is partnering with Marinalife to offer its coastal customers a one-year complimentary membership to the Suntex Captain’s Club.
Bellingham Marine said it replaced 28-year-old timber docks at Lake Sonoma Resort in Northern California with a state-of-the-art concrete floating dock system.
Organizers of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations World Marinas Conference, set for Nov. 17-19 in Amsterdam, said the event’s platinum and golden sponsorship agreements are sold out.
Massachusetts-based Zurn Yacht Design collaborated with the Maine-based John Williams Boat Co. to design the Williams 38, a new boat geared for consumers.
Safe Harbor Marinas said it acquired Grand Isle Marina in Grand Haven, Mich., about a three-hour drive from Chicago and Detroit.
The Tampa Yacht and Country Club in Florida installed boat lifts provided by Golden Boat Lifts.
Software platform MyTaskit said it officially closed a seed funding round and made a key board addition.
Two new 164-foot yachts from Christensen Shipyards are set to launch at the end of June.