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.
Wrestler known as Rhyno plans to be a hands-on owner at his Big Daddy’s Boatyard.
The Front Street Shipyard co-owner/president and marketing veteran plan to expand the facility.
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 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 appointed Barry Slade as vice president of business development.
Yarmouth Boat Yard said it has a new sales partnership with Yachting Solutions.
Fairline said it is expanding its production capabilities to accommodate the increased demand.
FB Marine Group has been a preferred service provider for Miami-Dade County since 2012.
Brewer Yacht Yards and Marinas is joining the Safe Harbor Marinas family.
Marine Travelift said it recently delivered a 50-metric ton mobile boat hoist to Snead Island Boat Works in Palmetto, Fla.