AMI announces Tampa Area Marina 101 and Marina and Boatyard Study Tour

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Harborage Marina will be one of the five stops during the marina and boatyard study tour that AMI will offer through a partnership with IBEX.

Harborage Marina will be one of the five stops during the marina and boatyard study tour that AMI will offer through a partnership with IBEX.

The Association of Marina Industries has partnered with IBEX to offer its Marina 101 course on Sept. 29, followed by a one-day marina and boatyard study tour on Sept. 30 in Tampa, Fla.

The supersessions leading into IBEX include Marina 101, a four-hour marina industry introduction course geared toward individuals with little or no marina experience, as well as an interactive course titled “Marina and Boatyard Study Tour.”

The Marina 101 consists of nine individual presentations covering topics of day-to-day and seasonal operations, maintenance, emergency preparedness, long-term planning, financial reports and the various roles of a marina manager.

The marina and boatyard tour is a mobile-training course that takes participants on tours of marinas for an in-depth look at operations at different types of facilities. At the day’s conclusion, attendees participate in a roundtable to discuss strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats at each marina.

This year’s study will stop at five Tampa-area marinas including Harborage Marina, Safe Harbor Pier 77, Pasadena Marina, Gulfport Municipal Marina and Marker 1 Marina.

“We are happy to be a part of the educational sessions IBEX has to offer attendees,” said AMI training coordinator Merritt Alves in a statement. “We continue to look for opportunities to educate people who are interested in getting involved in the marina industry and further educate those already immersed in the industry.”

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