AMI Elects New Board Members

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) elected its 2020 officers and directors at its annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC) held January 14 to 16, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Chris Petty of Suntex Waterfront Management was appointed chair; John Swick, CMM, of Safe Harbor Marinas was appointed vice chair; Rick Chapman, CMM, of Port of Sunnyside… Continue reading AMI Elects New Board Members

New owners of Meridian Marina planning renovations, expansion of facility

Austin and Jenny Cameron, of Austin, Texas, took over ownership of Meridian Marina in Palm City in January. The Camerons are planning extensive renovations including repairs to and expansion of the current storage facility, opening a repair shop, boat sales and a waterfront restaurant. Jenny and Austin Cameron, of Austin, Texas, walk with their daughter… Continue reading New owners of Meridian Marina planning renovations, expansion of facility

VIP Marinas Purchases Meridian Marina and Yacht Club

After being in bankruptcy since summer 2019, Meridian Marina and Yacht Club in Palm City, Florida, is now under new ownership and undergoing improvements. “Twenty-four months from now it will look like a totally different place,” said Austin Cameron, owner of VIP Marinas. With the addition of Meridian Marina, the company now owns two Florida marinas, one on… Continue reading VIP Marinas Purchases Meridian Marina and Yacht Club

Meridian Marina Renovates Storage and Plans More

In January 2021, Austin and Jenny Cameron, owners of VIP Marinas, bought the Meridian Marina in Palm City, Florida. The marina, located on the banks of the St. Lucie River, was in foreclosure as the previous owner had declared bankruptcy. The 62,000- square-foot dry storage facility had been in a state of disrepair since Hurricane Irma swept through… Continue reading Meridian Marina Renovates Storage and Plans More

Marina Dock Age – VIP Marinas Buys Anclote Village Marina

In September 2019, VIP Marinas expanded its locations to include the Sunshine State with the addition of Anclote Village Marina in Holiday, Florida. The purchase of the marina also brought VIP Marinas owner Austin Cameron closer to his original goal of owning 10 marinas by the time he is 45 years old. In April 2019, he bought… Continue reading Marina Dock Age – VIP Marinas Buys Anclote Village Marina

Hill Country News – Lake Travis Marina adds 71 new boat slips

The NorthShore Marina on he NorthShore Marina on Lake Travis celebrated their ake Travis celebrated their addition of 71 boat slips with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Saturday, June 24. About 50 people were in at- bout 50 people were in attendance, including the Mayor of Jonestown Charles T. Powell and members of the Lago Vista and… Continue reading Hill Country News – Lake Travis Marina adds 71 new boat slips