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.
The World Marinas Conference is scheduled for Oct. 25-27 in Athens.
Tavistock Development Company, owner of Pier Sixty-Six Marina, has added slips and dockage for vessels up to 400 feet long on the north and south sides of the 17 Street Causeway in Fort Lauderdale. The property now has 157 slips, representing a 24-percent increase, and 5,000 feet of linear dockage, a 67-percent increase.
The city of Miami and a development team comprising RCI Marine Group and Suntex Marinas have won a key circuit court ruling.
RCI Marine Group and Suntex Marinas move to the next stage of a plan to redevelop Virginia Key.
With the redevelopment of its four Florida marinas, the company becomes one of the state’s largest slip holders.
The 9-acre Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina on the ICW has 33 slips.
Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood, Calif., is now carrying ValvTect Marine Gasoline at its docks.
Six facilities have been added to the list of Certified Clean Marinas in the Michigan Clean Marina Program.
United Yacht Sales, a yacht brokerage firm, has added an office at Seaborn Marina in Bay Shore, N.Y. Sales professional Mordy Miltz will run the new facility.
The Michigan Clean Marina Program has certified 64 facilities across the state, increasing by nearly 20 percent in the first half of this year.