Suntex Marinas acquires The Ridges Marina

Suntex Marinas, an owner and operator of marina properties, announced that it has acquired The Ridges Marina. Under the new ownership this North Georgia property on Lake Chatuge will undergo extensive reinvestment in the coming year. “We are really looking forward to being part of the Suntex family of marinas,” said Michael Kennedy, general manager …
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OneWater Marine Holdings acquires Sunrise Marina of Florida and Alabama

Atlanta-based OneWater Marine Holdings has made its fourth acquisition of 2016, adding Sunrise Marine of Florida and Alabama. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “With a growth rate in middle-class families that exceeds the national average, along with the Gulf’s diverse fishing and boating activities that attract millions of additional visitors every year, expanding …
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Marinalife announces winners of 7th Annual Best Marina Contest

Marinalife recently announced the winners of the 7th Annual Best Marina Contest. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Ala., was voted voted 2016’s Best Large Marina and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., was voted 2016’s Best Small Marina. Orange Beach Marina offers a fully protected harbor and family-friendly environment for all types …
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Suntex Marinas acquires CrossTimbers Marina

Suntex Marinas, an owner and operator of marina properties, announced Tuesday the acquisition of CrossTimbers Marina in Oklahoma. Just 18 miles north of Tulsa, the property is situated in a deep‐water cove along the eastern shore of Skiatook Lake. The 11th largest lake in Oklahoma, it is a popular boating and fishing destination. A sanctuary …
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Association of Marina Industries and Marine Association of Texas form membership alliance

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) welcomes the Marina Association of Texas (MAT) as its newest membership alliance. Now all MAT marina members are automatically AMI members as a part of their MAT membership. This means MAT members will now have access to all AMI services, products and benefits in addition to those they already …
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Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Grand Isle Marina

Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired Grand Isle Marina in Grand Haven, Mich., about a three-hour drive from both Chicago and Detroit. Located along 21 miles of inland waterway and just minutes from Lake Michigan, Grand Isle Marina features 400 permanent boat slips and about 150 dry racks. Safe Harbor Marinas is seeking to strategically expand …
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Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Brady Mountain Resort and Marina

Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired Brady Mountain Resort and Marina located just west of Hot Springs, Ark. The company had previously operated the marina. This acquisition is the latest in the company’s continuing effort to expand and diversify its inland and coastal marina portfolio. Safe Harbor Marinas is the nation’s largest owner and operator of …
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Miami-Dade’s first residential marina in 20 Years opens

The new full-service marina at Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences has officially opened, marking Miami-Dade County’s first luxury residential marina and yacht club development in over 20 years. “This milestone marks more than the opening of a new marina. It’s an accomplishment of meeting our customers’ demands for a product that serves luxury residential […]
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International Marina Institute fall training courses on wait list

WARREN, R.I. — The International Marina Institute (IMI), the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), has sold out its Intermediate Marina Management Course (IMM) and Advanced Marina Management Course (AMM) that are scheduled for November 2015 and December 2015, respectively. IMI will be adding a second IMM class before year-end 2015 to […]
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