Past and Completed Projects
One Particular Harbour
Coastal Marina Management has been onboard as consultants during each phase of construction and we are presently providing management services for this incredible facility on Florida's southwestern coast.
Carrabelle Boat ClubCarrabelle, Florida
- Grew occupancy by 131%.
- Sold $3M worth of racks.
- Created the secondary rack sales program for existing Members and sold $1M worth of racks with a direct benefit to Club Reserves of $33K in income.
- Achieved the coveted Florida Clean and Resilient Marina designation.
- Created the only 100% fully sustainable fish waste recycling program — the only one of its kind in Florida.
Texas Center Console Shootout, presented by Pelagic
Surfside Marina, Surfside Beach, Texas
The Texas Center Console Shootout, Presented by Pelagic, was one of the most popular in the Texas summer tournament season. The good old-fashioned laid-back fishing tournament with minimal rules and hassles made for maximum fun, and offered cash prizes for the largest dolphin, tuna and wahoo caught from center console boats. In addition to the three gamefish divisions, there wasca bonus swordfish category that was separate from the general tournament.
Marker 1 Marina
Provided long-term stable management and business development services for the owner, including:
- Cleaned up previous environmental and City, County and State permitting issues, closed out all outstanding violations.
- Oversaw and implemented the first ever closure of a wet slip "condominium" in the State of Florida.
- Developed and oversaw/managed the demolition of the old boat barn and outside rack storage.
- Conceived and developed the construction of Phase II dry storage marina expansion.
- Implemented the positioning and marketing plan towards the new generation of high-performance center console and sport boats.
- Redesigned and constructed new style high-capacity wet slip boat lifts.
Lighthouse Marina Fuel Rewards Plan
Lighthouse Marina, Panama City Beach, Florida
The first of its kind marine fuel discount and rewards points plan on the Northern Gulf Coast, developed by Coastal Marina Management. An innovative and exciting way to save money on your boat fuel and build rewards points redeemable for marine service repair work and boatyard haul out projects.
August 2009 - January 2018
Provided long-term stable management services for owner. Oversaw development of service department with full Yamaha factory certification and boat brokerage/sales department. Assisted with the creation and management of special events. Provided strategic planning and positioning for sale of property.
03/2017 - 11/2017
LaPrade's Marina is a historically significant operation located on Lake Burton in the mountains of Rabun County Georgia. The marina had changed ownership and was again on the market when Coastal Marina Management was asked to assume management of the operation. Respecting the importance of its history, while providing a quality experience focused on attention to detail, Coastal Marina Management assisted LaPrade's and the marina confidently stepped forward to its next chapter and new owner in late 2017.
Skull Creek Marina
Managed marina operations and Common Area during bank ownership transition. Worked on improving the infrastructure of the marina, along with revitalization projects for impending sale. This public marina features a number of top-shelf amenities including state of the art concrete floating docks, dockage for vessels up to 200 feet in length, 24-hour privacy and security, a fuel dock, and immediate access to deep water. Skull Creek Marina is located inside the beautiful Hilton Head Plantation, and within driving range of the Savannah/Hilton Head airport.
In August 2012, Coastal Marina Management was awarded the management assignment for Romar Harbor Marina. The project included responsibility for strategic planning, marketing and day-to-day operations of the facility until the facility sold in October of that same year.
North Light Yacht Club and Marina
Worked with developer on conception, design and construction of state of the art Dry Storage Yacht Club and Marina in Destin, Florida. Developed cutting edge weather Smart board and customer tracking system. Built management systems and controls. Awarded Clean Marina status in 2009.
Port St. Joe Marina
Developed operating guidelines and management policies and oversaw day to day operations of wet and dry marina, ships store and concessions.
Bay Point Marina
Managed marina during aggressive growth from 29 slips through four expansions to present capacity of 180 slips. Developed plans for construction and provided oversight of expansion process. Organized Clean Marina Certification (second facility in State of Florida). Rebuilt facility from Hurricane damage and dredged entire facility three times.
Bay Point Invitational Billfish Tournament
Envisioned nationally renowned tournament in 1984 and managed with Bill Spann throughout its duration until Bill's retirement in 2005. First event of its kind on the Gulf Coast in terms of large high stakes modern Billfish Tournaments. Televised live on CSS sports 5 years in a row. Holds State record for the two heaviest Blue Marlin caught in Florida.
Panama City Beach Sportfish Classic
The Panama City Beach Sportfish Classic fishing tournament was held each September in Panama City Beach, Florida. A favorite for many Gulf Coast anglers, the tournament was hosted by Lighthouse Marina, managed by Coastal Marina Management, and featured a guaranteed purse of $100,000.