Skip to main content

AMI announces Marina 101 and yard tour

The Association of Marina Industries has opened registration for its West Palm Beach, Fla., Marina 101 course and Marina & Boatyard Study tour. This year’s course takes place on the afternoon of October 27 and the study tour will be the following two days. The course and tour can be taken separately.

Marina 101 is four-hour marina introduction course geared toward individuals interested in getting into the industry.

The boatyard study tour is a mobile classroom that takes participants on tours of Florida marinas and yards ahead of the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. It will visit nine facilities in the West Palm Beach area and at the end of each day, attendees will take part in roundtable discussions.

Facilities included on this year’s tour are: Safe Harbor New Port Cove; Suntex Marina at Riviera Beach; Sunset Bay Marina & Anchorage; Rybovich; Hinckley; Sailfish Point and Safe Harbor North Palm Beach.

“These two full days of marina tours provide participants with a hands-on approach to learning and professional development,” Merritt Alves, AMI training coordinator, said in a statement. “The SWOT analyses at the end of each day brings together information seen and heard throughout the day. Participants not only learn from the tours but also from each other during these discussions.”

Registration fees for the Marina 101 Course are $250 for AMI members and $299 for non-members. There is a $100 fee for the tour. The Marine & Boatyard Study Tour includes two nights at the Embassy Suite in West Palm Beach, meals, transportation and the analysis at the conclusion of each day. 

Related

1_MIASF

MIASF Holds Annual Meeting

The South Florida trade organization announced new and reelected members, handed out awards, and arranged presentations by business leaders.

1_GASPRICE

Gas Reaches Record $4.59 Per Gallon Average

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the summer driving and boating seasons will contribute to continued demand for gasoline.

1_MILLERMARINE

Power Lodge Acquires Miller Marine

The deal gives marine and powersports dealer Power Lodge four locations in Minnesota and one in Florida.

1_DOWDIVE

Boating Shares Suffer in Market Selloff

Major U.S. stock indices weakened yesterday, and recreational marine shares fared even worse on a percentage basis.

1_SCANIAFRANZKE

Scania Appoints President of U.S. Operations

Company veteran Jorg Franzke replaces Håkan Sterner, who is returning to Sweden.

norm

Promote Safe Boating Week; a Fishing Icon Passes

The May 21-27 observance takes on heightened importance with the thousands of newcomers to boating. Meanwhile, bass fishing lost a legend with the death of Ray Scott.

1_AZIMUTIBACKLOG

Azimut-Benetti Booked $2.1B in 2021 Backlog

The builder said new models and a “diversified product portfolio” drove sales growth to record levels.