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Welcome Aboard New Members September 26, 2016

ANCHOR MEMBERS:

Dominion Marine Media (YachtWorld, Boat Trader, boats.com)
Courtney Chalmers
Email: courtney.chalmers@dominionmarinemedia.com
Website: www.dominionmarinemedia.com
150 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
United States
Phone: 757-351-7496
Company Description: DMM owns the recreational marine industry’s leading brands – YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com. The company provides boat dealers, brokers and builders a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions including Internet advertising, lead generation, CRM, website design and hosting, data management services and the world’s largest broker MLS. The company has customers in 106 countries and advertises boats for sale in 143 countries. Annually, 60 million unique visitors visit the sites, apps and social media outlets. DMM’s global reach includes 29 localized web portals, translated into 13 languages.

Suntex Marinas
Bryan Redmond
Email: bryan@suntex.com
Website: www.suntex.com
17330 Preston Rd., Suite 220A
Dallas, TX 75252
United States
Phone: 972-789-1400
Company Description: Suntex Marinas engages in the ownership and management of marina properties. The executive team at Suntex has over 100 years combined experience investing in, acquiring and managing marinas. Suntex currently owns 31 marina properties, leveraging its ownership and management platforms to provide leadership within the marina sector and by acquiring institutional quality marinas to enhance customer experience. Suntex enjoys a burgeoning reputation in the marina industry for its commitment to superior customer service, experienced marina managers and staff, conscious contributions to marina communities and expansive enthusiasm for creating memorable experiences on the water.

MARINE INDUSTRY MEMBERS:

Rubicon Products, LLC
Kevin Dougherty
Email: Kevin@gonitetrack.com
Website: www.gonitetrack.com
2114 Linnus Drive, Suite #6
High Ridge, MO 63049
USA
Phone: 636-671-7190
Company Description: Rubicon Products, LLC, manufacturers of Nite Track, Integrated Video Night Vision, was founded by a small team of former military and law enforcement professionals. Their mission is to bring leading edge technologies to the marine industry. Nite Track has been created to make the night time operation of maritime vessels of any size, safer, especially for the small boat owners and operators. Nite Track is suitable for bass boats, to mega-yachts and the cost makes it affordable for everyone. Current headquarters are located in High Ridge, Missouri, but company plans are to relocate the manufacturing operation to Florida in 2017. Kevin Dougherty, Co-Founder and Field Operations Manager for Rubicon Products, is a lifetime resident of South Florida and former Miami-Dade Police Marine Patrol Sergeant.

Oceanmax International, LTD
James Maitland
Email: James.Maitland@propspeed.com
Website: www.propspeed.com
PO Box 83232, Edmonton
Auckland NZ 0652
New Zealand
Phone: 954-295-5524
Company Description: Oceanmax is dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing high performance marine products which make recreational and commercial watercraft more efficient and more economical. Oceanmax’s flagship product is Propspeed, recognized globally as the best prevention of marine growth and fouling of props and running gear below the water line. PROPSPEED™ is a registered trademark owned by Oceanmax Manufacturing Limited.

Southshore Marine Diesel, Inc.
Jessica Abalos
Email: jabalos@southshoremd.com
Website: www.southshoremd.com
801 NW 4th St.
Miami, FL 33128
United States
Phone: 855-947-3724
Company Description: Southshore Marine Diesel, Inc. is a marine diesel repair shop that has been in business since 2004. With years of experience in the marine industry, SouthshoreMD specializes in repairing Caterpillar Marine Diesel Engines. SouthshoreMD prides itself in high quality service, personal attention, and providing top quality mechanics. SouthshoreMD can service your boat at your dock, or at our location, which offers safe dockage for up to 80′ in length for any vessels requiring major services.

Smallwood’s Yachtwear
Hunter Cwalinski
Email: hunter@smallwoods.com
Website: www.smallwoods.com
1001 SE 17th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
United States
Phone: 954-523-2282
Company Description: Inspired by the evolution of yachting, Smallwood’s Yachtwear has become a timeless look for all yachting professionals. In 1981 the first Smallwood’s was opened to address the needs of an industry that was limited in options for onboard use for both men and women. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Antibes, and Barcelona, Smallwood’s is positioned to service those who appreciate the international yachting lifestyle. A global, family-owned industry leader, Smallwood’s continues to innovate styles that showcase yachting.

Resolve Marine Group Inc.
Joseph Farrell
Email: djones@resolvemarine.com
Website: www.resolvemarine.com
1510 SE 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
United States
Phone: 954-764-8700
Company Description: Marine Salvage, Marine Firefighting Training, Marine Simulator Training

Port of Palm Beach
Tara Giltner
Email: tmonks@portofpalmbeach.com
Website: www.portofpalmbeach.com
One East 11th Street, Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
United States
Phone: 561-383-4138
Company Description: The Port of Palm Beach is a full-service, diversified landlord port that provides services through its private sector partners and is responsible for facilitating economic development within Palm Beach County, the region and the state of Florida. The port generates approximately 2,850 direct and indirect jobs in its community. The 162-acre port has three slips, 17 berths, and four roll on/ roll off (ro/ro) ramps for 6,500 linear feet of berthing space to accommodate vessels up to 700-feet long and 100-feet wide.

Ocean-E
Dan Hanes
Email: dan@ocean-engineers.com
Website: www.ocean-engineers.com
2520 Coral Way, Suite 2118
Miami, FL 33145
United States
Phone: 305-328-9425
Company Description: Ocean-E is an Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture company. Our staff of licensed professional engineers provide innovative engineering, naval architecture, underwater intervention and project management services for the marine industry worldwide. The firm specializes in quick-turnaround refit, repair and custom design projects that span multiple technical disciplines and require detailed project management and logistical support.

Charles A. Perry & Co.
Bennett Ruffin
Email: bruffin@charlesaperry.com
Website: www.charlesaperry.com
3477 Lakeshore Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
United States
Phone: 904-389-4536
Company Description: Manufacturer’s Representatives Serving the Marine Industry Since 1958

Tip Top Canvas and Upholstery, LLC
Brett Taporowski
Email: office@tiptopcanvas.com
Website: www.tiptopcanvas.com
1010 N. 20th Ave., Suite A
Hollywood, FL 33020
United States
Phone: 954-524-6214
Company Description: Tip Top Marine Canvas and Upholstery offering custom marine soft goods for all interior and exterior yachting needs. Bimini tops, Covers, Tension Structures, Carpet, Bedding, Headliners, Cushions all performed in house at our large production facility in Hollywood FL by our artisans.

Lauderdale Boat Yard, LLC
Ron Cameron
Email: jncorealty@aol.com
Website: www.lauderdaleboatyard.com
3100 State Road 84
Dania Beach, FL 33312
United States
Phone: 954-587-3883
Company Description: Boat yard, marina, yacht maintenance, shipyard.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:

Gray Robinson: Attorneys at Law
Stephen Tilbrook
Email: Stephen.tilbrook@gray-robinson.com
Website: www.gray-robinson.com
401 East Las Olas Blvd., Suite 1000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States
Phone: 954-761-8111
Company Description: Providing environmental and land use law, with a focus on boat yards, marinas, marine permitting, and the marine industry here in South Florida.

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc.
Penny Cutt
Email: plcutt@gba-inc.com
Website: www.gba-inc.com
7501 NW 4th Street
Plantation, FL 33317
United States
Phone: 954-401-2578
Company Description: Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. (GBA) is a unique engineering firm that specializes in providing environmental consulting and engineering services for a variety of projects, including port development, dredged material management, hydrographic surveying, coastal engineering, marina design, and construction management. The firm was established in 1975 by William G. Gahagan and J. Franklin Bryant, two engineers both of whom had compiled 20 years of field experience with major dredging firms operating throughout the United States, South America and the Middle East.

Coastal Wealth
Casey Johnson
Email: caseyjohnson@mycoastalwealth.com
Website: www.mycoastalwealth.com
1200 S. Pine Island Rd., Suite 350
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: 954-625-1534
Company Description: Our company provides financial planning solutions to business owners and their employees. These solutions include: Group Life, Disability & Health Insurance. For the business owner, we tailor individual life insurance to assist with key-man coverage and buy/sell agreement funding. We customize retirement plans which include 401(k)’s, SEP IRA’s and SIMPLE IRA’s. For asset management, all wealth management services are provided at the fiduciary level.

Boating Chic
Sophie Marinier
Email: blumonk@me.com
Website: www.boatingchic.com
6915 Red Road, Suite 228
Coral Gables, FL 33134
United States
305-680-6087
Company Description: BoatingChic offers premium interior accessories/products specifically designed for your boating comfort & lifestyle. Whether it’s for your cabin, deck, or kitchen, we have hundreds of perfect space-saving, stylish selections to fit your every need.

Great Lakes Power Products
Richard Pennza
Email: rpennza@glpower.com
Website: www.glpower.com
7455 Tyler Blvd.
Mentor, OH 44060
United States
Phone: 440-951-5111
Company Description: Great Lakes Power is a distributor of power transmission products serving the marine and industrial off-highway industries. We have one of the largest inventories of marine gears, transmissions, companion parts and accessories in the industry. Our 14 locations, staffed by an experienced team of factory-authorized technicians, serve customers worldwide.

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