What Can We Expect From Boating in 2020?

Summer is already well underway, but its faltering start due to the COVID-19 lockdown has left many in the boating industry wondering, “what happens next?”  Arguably, we haven’t been in this position before. But, in a way, that’s actually pretty exciting. We’re literally entering uncharted territory, and in an industry that is more resilient than most, that… (more)

Introducing DockMaster’s Lineup of Online Classes for May

With more marine businesses set to reopen, DockMaster is here for customers While restrictions are largely varying by state, marine businesses now have a clearer picture of when business can resume and return to some form of normalcy. While businesses should still consult with appropriate jurisdiction in reopening, the DockMaster team remains available to customers…. (more)

DockMaster Integration Partner BoatCloud Releases New Version

What DockMaster users need to know  DockMaster partner BoatCloud recently announced the launch of its new 4.0 version that promises to bring several improvements to its software. Being that DockMaster is seamlessly integrated with BoatCloud’s interactive marina management technology, our clients will experience many benefits with this launch. What DockMaster Users Get with BoatCloud 4.0… (more)

Proper Marina Management Requires The Proper Software

A marine business with “good management” has systems in place for the organization of all aspects of their operation. That includes databases, spreadsheets and visuals that categorize and display your collected information to be easily accessed and understood. Good management process initiates growth and efficiency in a business. For instance, if the flow from creating… (more)

Finding A Place In Marina Operations For Automation

My first serious job in the recreational marine industry was managing a small 40-slip marina and trailer park on the Lake Erie shore. That was at a time before anyone ever heard of a desktop computer. A decade later, I found myself with upper-level management responsibility for a 100-slip marina and full-service boatyard on the… (more)