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.
A developer says that the Navy Pier marina will rent slips by the hour, day and week to regional boaters.
The borough of Edgewater, which manages the Edgewater Marina, was sued by a woman who suffered brain injuries after a fall.
Investigators believe one boat could be the possible cause of the deadly blaze.
The Port of Port Angeles currently manages the facility.
The company is focusing on companies that focus on Florida.
The company said it doubled megayacht space at Hall of Fame Marina, and Fernandina Harbor Marina, wiped out in Hurricane Matthew, will open next spring.
Company president Bryan Redmond says Suntex will focus on “larger, premier assets.”
Henk de Vries will talk about a sustainable future.
Former dealership owner will focus more on his components company, Geremarie.
Developer Suntex Marinas has entered into a 50-year lease with the city.
The city received $1.6 million from the federal Boating Infrastructure Grant Program.