More Info »"/>

The Triton

Gallery

Community celebrates boating at 3rd annual Marine Industry Day

More than 1,500 people joined the marine industry for the 3rd annual Marine Industry Day in Ft. Lauderdale to celebrate the impact of boating in South Florida. More than 60 business exhibited at the afternoon event on June 18 which included live music, food trucks and water taxi tours. Children explored boat and propeller building, experimented with buoyancy, touched live sea creatures and met professionals in the industry.

Marine Industry Day is produced by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and the Florida Yacht Brokers Association, with support from the U.S. Superyacht Association, Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and Young Professionals in Yachting.

“This event creates a great awareness of the marine industry that partners with the entire community,” Phil Purcell, executive director of MIASF, said.

PHOTOS/DORIE COX

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …