The Triton

News

Marina management course scheduled for Sept. 30

ADVERTISEMENT

The International Marina Institute, in partnership with the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference, is offering a course for those with little or no marina experience who are looking to enter the industry by way of a career shift or by purchasing and developing a marina.

Marina 101 is a four-hour course with nine presentations by Carl F. Wolf, CMM (certified marina manager), CMI (certified marine investigator) and former IMI president. The presentations offer insights into various aspects of marina operations: day-to-day and seasonal operations, maintenance, emergency preparedness, long-term planning and financial reports, and the various roles of a marina manager. Course fee is $250 for Association of Marina Industries members; $299 for non-members. It will be held Sept. 30 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.

A Marina & Boatyard Study Tour in Tampa will take place Oct. 1. The study tour offers exclusive tours of Tampa area marinas and boatyards the day before the official opening of the IBEX Show. Florida marinas to be toured include the Twin Dolphin in Bradenton, Riviera Dunes in Palmetto, Maximo Marina & Boatyard in St. Petersburg, and the Antigua Cove and Village Marina, both at Little Harbor Marinas in Ruskin. The tour price includes lunch, transportation from the Tampa Convention Center to and from each of the five marinas, site visits to tour and analyze each marina and boatyard, and a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analyses collaboration at the end of the tour. Tour fee is $599 for AMI members; $699 for non-members.

IMI recommends attending the Marina 101 course before the Tampa Area Marina & Boatyard Study Tour to gain enough industry knowledge to walk the docks of the study tour facilities and see things from the perspective of a marina manager.

The IBEX Show will be held Oct.2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S. Franklin St. in Tampa (33602).

To register for one or both of the courses, register first for IBEX, which is free. Register at www.ibexshow.com. To register for the courses, look for “Super Sessions” in the “Education” dropdown menu. For questions on these events, email malves@marinaassociation.org or call 401-682-7340.

Related Articles

Companies partner to bring hygiene program to yachts

Companies partner to bring hygiene program to yachts

Fort Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers and Vikand Solutions, also of Fort Lauderdale,  have partnered to bring Vikand’s health and hygiene program Pyure to the yachting industry. The …

MLC 2006: The wait is over

After 12 years of development and seven and a half years since being adopted, the International Labour Organization (ILO) went into effect on Aug. 20.The Convention, more commonly referred to as MLC …

Don’t disembark from yachting without an exit strategy

Don’t disembark from yachting without an exit strategy

Some days it just may feel like we’ve had enough. The day-to-day issues are starting to wear on us. There is a lot thrown at everyone in their professions, but sometimes in yachting, with the close …

FLIBS18: Chef Eric Davis wins inaugural chef event

FLIBS18: Chef Eric Davis wins inaugural chef event

UPDATED POST:  Story and photos by Dorie Cox Yacht Chef Eric Davis won top honors at this year’s Yacht Chef Competition during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at Pier Sixty-Six. …

MarineMax crew take top honor at BVI show

M/Y Tucana, a 484 Aquila power catamaran in the MarineMax fleet, along with its crew, Capt. Mike Jones and Chef Amy Briggs, was named Best Motor Yacht at the 37th BVI Charter Yacht Show. “We …

A glimpse into Don Patton’s trip through yachting

A glimpse into Don Patton’s trip through yachting

By Bob Rich Don Patton: “He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling over the world as if pursued by …

Comments

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.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.