Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

Sullivan Flotation Systems completes marina project

Sullivan Flotation Systems recently finished a major rebuilding project at the Guilford Yacht Club on Connecticut’s West River, which leads into Long Island Sound.

F&P Development Group of Milford, Conn., awarded Sullivan a contract last August to handle the design, construction and installation.

“The Sullivan team worked through just about every weather condition imaginable to meet our aggressive replacement schedule and to make this project a reality for the 2014 boating season,” F&P Development’s Trey Pratt said in a statement. “Plus, they anticipated all site conditions, so the plan worked without issue, even with the worst weather in decades.”

Pratt said the new design required Sullivan to rebuild the entire marina around existing piles.

“Since some of the piles were recessed within the docks’ structural framing, Sullivan’s designers had to create open-ended finger piers that could be finished on site. This innovative solution eliminated the expense of removing and redriving piles,” he said.

The decking on the pre-engineered wood system consists of Grey Composite non-skid material with a custom recessed border. Additional features include large aluminum cleats, black vinyl dock fenders, large gangway landing platforms and triangular finger corner gussets. The completed marina includes 145 slips ranging from 35 to 65 feet.

Related

Battle on the Great Lakes Rages On

The Icebreaker Wind Turbine Development faces strong headwinds from boating and fishing groups.

Limestone Boat Co. Expands Dealer Network

The company adds four new dealers to its roster, with three to represent Aquasport Boats.

NMEA Announces ‘22 Training Course Schedule

For next year, marine training courses will be offered as virtual and in-person sessions for basic marine electronics installers, and in-person only for advanced installers.

GM Invests $150M in Electric Boat Start-Up

General Motors has acquired a 25-percent stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based e-propulsion outfit.

Patrick Acquires Marine and RV Seating Maker

The Elkhart, Ind.-based component manufacturer finalized its purchase of Williamsburg Marine and Williamsburg Furniture.

Dealers: Tell Us Your 2022 Retail Outlook

Our monthly Pulse Report survey asks dealers for their outlooks on 2022 retail sales.