Mar 16, 2021

AMI Course Forte LauderdaleThe Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) is the AMI Training Institute’s most popular course which focuses on marina operations, policies, and procedures. 
 
The Intermediate Marina Management Course is the first step toward the highly coveted Certified Marina Manager (CMM) and Certified Marina Operator (CMO) certifications. To attend the IMM course you must have one year of marina management experience.
 
Course Highlights:
·    New ways of dealing with the issues and challenges common throughout the industry
·    Full contract review to provide proper contract language to significantly reduce risk of liability to your facility
·    Leadership guidance to successfully manage and grow your staff
·    Guidance on Human resource management to reduce your risk of lawsuits
·    Policies for best practices in emergency preparedness to protect your staff, facility, and marina assets
·    Exposure to OSHA and Environmental regulations that are industry-centric and critical in protecting your facility from crippling fines and your staff from life-altering injury
·    Direction on marketing and branding your facility and how to use social media to self-promote
·    A lifelong invaluable network of industry-leading peers
·    New perspective and fresh approach to management and leadership that will benefit a facility in its entirety
·    Invaluable tools for success

For information and to register: https://marinaassociation.org/trainingcourses

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“With electric vehicle (EV) technology coming more and more to the forefront in our lives, we wanted to provide our customers with reliable and dependable yet disruptive EV marine product offerings on our deep-V hull designs,” said Limestone’s CEO Scott Hanson. 

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The MC-618 upgrades Balmar’s venerable MC-614 alternator regulator by adding communication capabilities through a connection to the SG200 family of battery monitors. This means that real-time alternator and regulator information can be displayed on either the SG200 Color Display and/or the Balmar Smartphone App. 

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Manufactured from durable, low-maintenance stainless steel, the Destroyer Wheel rim is sized to reduce hand strain for a comfortable driving experience. Depending on the model, five or six spokes radiate from the standard black or available chrome-plated center cap.

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An accomplished craftsman, Paul Sherman was renowned for his ability to comprehend, modify and repair mechanical devices. He used these skills to help Ritchie increase the performance and longevity of its compasses. Later, he guided the introduction of many new design ideas and products that are still in production. 

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Over the last eight years in his role as Commercial Sales Leader for GE Capital / Wells Fargo, he managed a team dedicated to working with Marine, Recreational Vehicle, Power Sports, Lawn and Garden, Agriculture and Appliance OEMs and their dealers.

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