Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado recently toured Miami’s new superyacht marina, the first North American marina to cater exclusively to yachts as large as 550 feet.
Marinas and AMI
The Association of Marina Industries is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to serving the needs of the marina industry. The AMI was formed when the Marina Operators Association of America and the International Marina Institute merged in 2005.
The International Marina Institute, the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, said it sold out its Intermediate Marina Management Course and Advanced Marina Management Course, which are scheduled for November and December.
Suntex Marina Investors, an owner and operator of marina properties that recently announced private financing, purchased New Jersey-based Liberty Landing Marina and Pier 25 moorings.
The Association of Marina Industries is accepting ideas for its third annual Best Profit Ideas Award.
The International Marina and Boatyard Conference will feature two keynote speakers on the first day of the January event at the Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center in Florida.
CorVant LLC, makers of the cloud-based marine business management software PierVantage, said the Chicago Yacht Works has selected PierVantage for Boatyards to help manage its growing marine business.
This year’s recipients of the Association of Marina Industries’ Neil Ross Scholarship award are Boating British Columbia and the Marine Association of Texas, the AMI said Thursday.
The Marina Industries Association announced the winners of two scholarships for advanced marina management and intermediate marina management courses that will be held in Sydney and the Gold Coast in Australia.
The Association of Marina Industries says it will remain focused in the year ahead on its three pillars: being a voice of the industry; marina professionalism through training and certification; and providing up-to-date, accurate and critical information to members.
It’s delicate work moving a 154-foot ketch in the dead of winter.