Marina News and Strategy

Industry Updates

A Congressional Win (and One Pending) for Marine-industry Manufacturers

The Bipartisan Innovation Act and Ocean Shipping Reform Act will provide benefits to marine manufacturers.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 16, 2022

MRAA and Boat Trader to Create Lead-Generation Incentive for Certified Dealers

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Certified Dealer program for pre-owned boats will gain more exposure for dealers, giving consumers more confidence when shopping for their prized purchase.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 10, 2022

Pacific Sailor Linda Newland Receives BoatUS/NWSA 2022 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award


Linda Newland, who holds the fastest woman sailing singlehanded record San Fransisco-Japan, is honored with the 2022 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award. @BoatUS @womensail #sailing

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 8, 2022

Epum Marina Partners Fund Receives $50M in Programmatic Joint Venture Equity

Cushman & Wakefield secured $50M in programmatic joint venture equity for Epum Marina Partners Fund, a platform targeting marina acquisition and development across the Northeast, Great Lakes, and the Mid-Atlantic.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 7, 2022

Get Out and Fish and Boat This Week

National Fishing and Boating Week starts this weekend—June 4 to 12. The water is open and ready for your recreational participation!

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 3, 2022

E15 Consumer Protection Bill Reintroduced

Bipartisan legislation would clearly define and label fuel blended with more than 15 percent ethanol (E15) at pumps to protect consumers from using fuel that could damage a boat engine.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
June 1, 2022

Download the Energy Optimization Toolkit

The concepts and ideas presented in the toolkit are applicable to any organization wanting to reduce energy costs, improve sustainability, and increase resilience.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
May 31, 2022

Mercury Names VP and General Manager of eSolutions 

Perissa Millender Bailey, joining Mercury Marine from the Ford Motor Company, will direct the Brunswick subsidiary's electrification business and product development strategy.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
May 24, 2022

National Safe Boating Week 2022 is Underway

Marine-industry organizations such as Discover Boating, National Marine Manufacturers Association, SeaTow, BoatUS, Water Sports Foundation, and others aim to increase awareness of boating safety during National Safe Boating Week, which began on May 21 and runs to May 27.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
May 20, 2022

Magnuson Hotel in St. Pete, Florida, Acquired

A Pennsylvania real-estate firm has purchased the Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove resort in St. Petersburg, Florida.

By
Joe Healy, joseph.healy@dockwa.com
on
May 12, 2022

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