Free Resources on
Managing and Growing a Marina

Running a busy marina, yacht club or service yard doesn't leave you with a whole lot of time for professional development. That's where we come in. Whether you're trying to skill up yourself, or need help onboarding and training your staff. by Dockwa offers you an ever growing range of practical guides and quick lessons on everything from driving boater demand to positioning your property for a sale.

Free Courses on Marina Management & Growth

Investing in Marinas

The average marina is a high cash flow, low maintenance asset, but they've often been overlooked as investment opportunities due to the lack of available data on assessing an opportunity. This in-depth report providing standards and assessment tools for marine properties can help.

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Marketing Your Marina

We are seeing historically high rates of boater demand. As new boaters take to the waters, service needs, storage requests and transient bookings will rise too. This course will give you the strategies you need to capture  boater demand through online bookings, promotions and more.

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Recruiting and Hiring

This is a flash course in covering all the templates and resources you need to find, hire and incentivize marina staff. You'll see job descriptions, compensation data, and incentive models used by some of the best marinas in the industry.

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Marina Management: Making Your Marina Green

We all have to do our part to sustain our planet and to examine how we can conduct business in ways better for the land and aquatic environment—and what we can do to help make our businesses more sustainable and more attuned to the health and wellness of our planet.

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Featured Content and Tools

Marina Metrics

An exhaustive list of the most important marina metrics for marina operators and owners. This list comes equipped with equations for calculating each metric.

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Occupancy Calculator

Dockwa’s Marina Occupancy Calculator takes all the guesswork out of discovering and achieving your marina’s dockage revenue potential.  

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Selling Your Marina

A guide for what to think about as you consider selling your marina, including frameworks for how to understand and increase its value and sale price.

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A Guide to Backfills

Backfills can happen anytime a long-term customer decides to leave their slip or mooring for a period of time and take to the sea. Learn how to make the most of them..

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Marina Cyber Security

Businesses of all types need to have a plan to prevent and respond to cyber threats. Good cybersecurity hygiene is  cheaper and easier than you might think.

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Going Green

Learn about getting certified as a clean marina through the Association of Marina Industries - a partner.

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