In the 160th year after it was first launched, the USS Constellation must undergo an almost $2 million hull restoration.
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.
IMS Shipyard said the first yacht was successfully hauled out of the water on Dec. 10, five days ahead of schedule, at the new IMS 700 site on Toulon Bay in the south of France.
Porto Montenegro launched two new apps for guests and visitors.
Under bright, sunny skies, the 57-year-old replica ship Mayflower II arrived Sunday at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut for several months of restoration.
A rally is taking place today at Manhattan’s North Cove Marina, which has had a strong presence in community sailing programs for working- and middle-class New Yorkers, in an effort to prevent developers from taking over the marina.
Marinalife LLC added Sue Hicks as regional sales manager covering Florida and the Pacific Northwest.
Eastern Boats, a 30-year-old New England boatbuilding company known for building Down East-style boats, implemented PierVantage for Boat Builders this week.
The 2014 Wage Rate Survey Report, a joint production of the Association of Marina Industries and Marina Dock Age magazine, is available for purchase.
A Bahamas resort is asking for submissions from couples who want a free wedding on a tropical island, with travel by seaplane and a stay in the honeymoon suite named for Ernest Hemingway — as long as the couple wants to be married in an at-the-dock shark cage with a front-row view of hungry bull…more
My-Villages signed five new boating businesses for The Boat Village Professional.