As the recreational boating industry strives to grow, the role boatyards play continues to become more significant. Owners who use their boats frequently require service that is quick and complete, even as the vessels themselves grow more complex in terms of their engines and electronics. Boatyards are starting up or expanding in an effort to meet this challenge.
WWE star brings the smackdown to Michigan boatyard
Wrestler known as Rhyno plans to be a hands-on owner at his Big Daddy’s Boatyard.
JB Turner and Nicole Jacques acquire Cape Charles Yacht Center
The Front Street Shipyard co-owner/president and marketing veteran plan to expand the facility.
ABBRA members attend meetings on Capitol Hill
Pam Lendzion, executive director for the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association, joined nine other small and medium-sized employers in a series of meetings with senior level officials at the White House, Department of Labor, and Department of Commerce.
Marine Travelift delivers new hoist to California yard
Marine Travelift said it recently delivered a mobile boat hoist with a lifting capacity of 100 metric tons to the Boat Yard of Marina Del Rey, Calif.
Freedom Boat Club names VP of business development
Freedom Boat Club appointed Barry Slade as vice president of business development.
Yarmouth Boat Yard signs deal with Yachting Solutions
Yarmouth Boat Yard said it has a new sales partnership with Yachting Solutions.
Fairline Yachts expands production at British boatyard
Fairline said it is expanding its production capabilities to accommodate the increased demand.
FB Marine Group awarded Miami contract for overhauls
FB Marine Group has been a preferred service provider for Miami-Dade County since 2012.
VIDEO: Brewer Yacht Yards merges with Safe Harbor Marinas
Brewer Yacht Yards and Marinas is joining the Safe Harbor Marinas family.
Marine Travelift delivers boat hoist to Florida marina
Marine Travelift said it recently delivered a 50-metric ton mobile boat hoist to Snead Island Boat Works in Palmetto, Fla.