Sixteen complete marina manager training in Abu Dhabi

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Participants in the Intermediate Marina Management course are shown at the Emirates Palace Marina in Abu Dhabi.

Participants in the Intermediate Marina Management course are shown at the Emirates Palace Marina in Abu Dhabi.

Sixteen people graduated from the Intermediate Marina Management course that was held in Abu Dhabi this month.

The Global Marina Institute said the graduates came from as far afield as Turkey and Hong Kong. The majority were from the growing number of United Arab Emirates and wider regional marinas.

The course covers essential topics for effective marina management, including emergency and environmental management; finance; customer service; and marinas of the future.

Graduates analyzed three Abu Dhabi marinas and presented their findings as part of their assessment.

Two established marina managers were named certified marina managers —Evertt Ucat, of Al Bandar Marina in Abu Dhabi, and Andy Savill, of JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort Marina in Dubai.

Farrokh Golchin, the Global Marina Institute board member representing the Middle East, said that “having a growing number of CMMs in the Middle East region is very important for the growth of the recreational boating industry. An expanding number of well trained professional marina managers will not only strengthen the level of customer satisfaction and business success across the Middle East, but also strengthen the region’s marina training and education capability.”

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