The Marina Recreation Association is an active association of marina owners and operators throughout the Western States, Mexico, Hawaii, and Australia. The mission of the MRA is to provide a united voice in representing the interests of the boating industry, and to help educate and inform in all areas of recreational boating.
Mark Your Calendar for R.A.C.E. to Success
Marina Recreation Association’s 43rd Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey, California
The Marina Recreation Association’s 43rd Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show launches the first week of November at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa in Monterey, California overlooking the scenic waters of the Pacific.
The Hyatt Regency Monterey offers lavish accommodations, exquisite dining and spacious recreational facilities - including a 24-hour gym, lighted tennis courts, heated swimming pools and an 18-hole golf course.
The theme for this year’s conference is R.A.C.E. to Success, with an emphasis on increasing Revenue, establishing Accountability, Customer service excellence and precise Execution. ...(more)
October 24, 2014 Don’t Miss Out on Thursday’s Breakout Sessions
The 43rd Annual Marina Recreation Association’s Educational Conference and Trade Show in Monterey, California will showcase several specialized breakout sessions that are vital to your success as a marina owner. On November 6th—the final day of this year’s conference—make sure you participate in at least three out of the nine popular breakout sessions ... (read more)
October 23, 2014 REMINDER: Announcing Online Auction of Twin Anchors Marine Week-Long Houseboat Trip Happening NOW!!
In these challenging times it is more important than ever to keep the Marina Recreation Association strong. Here’s a way you can help accomplish this and enjoy an unforgettable vacation as well. Get a group together, pool your resources, and put in the winning bid on a houseboat vacation. Once again, Twin Anchors Marine has donated a one week houseboat vacation to be auctioned off ONLINE with bids starting today and the winner being announced at the upcoming conference in Monterey, CA ... (read more)
October 22, 2014 Learn to Make More Money and Keep More of What You Earn
Two significant seminars will be held on November 6th—the final day of the conference. Industry experts Carl Blackwell of National Marine Manufacturers Association, as well as Michael Vinding of Brady & Vinding, Lynn Krieger of Thomas, Quinn & Krieger LLP, and Edward Wilmot of Great American Insurance Company’s Ocean Marine Division will guide you through tempestuous waters. Both of these seminars are crucial to your financial well-being as a marina owner. Blackwell will show you how to make money; Vinding, Krieger and Wilmot will show you how to keep it ... (read more)