Monday, December 14, 2015

Nation’s Largest Yacht Repair Facility Prepares to Service More Vessels in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Kurt Winselmann
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  (Dec. 14, 2015) -- Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) has announced that construction of boatyard enhancements is scheduled to begin and that the organization has added three new staff members in strategic positions. 

Improvements to the southwest portion of the upland property, scheduled to begin in February, will expand the boatyard’s capacity to accommodate six additional yachts up to 150 feet including multi-phase, multi-voltage power capabilities up to 480 volts and additional vehicle parking.

Renovations at the adjacent River Bend Marine Center also are scheduled to begin and will include new drainage, paving of the upland boat storage area and new landscaping as preparations are made to incorporate the property into LMC.

Lauderdale Marine Center also has announced appointments to three new positions:  President, Controller and Operations Director. 

  Doug West has been appointed as President.  Prior to joining LMC, West served as President of Rybovich for nine years. In his new role at LMC, West will focus on the continued development of the LMC brand and customer experience.  He is a resident of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Lauderdale Marine Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Kurt Winselmann, a certified public accountant and United States Coast Guard-certified captain, has been appointed Controller and will manage financial activities. 

Winselmann brings 25 years of marine industry experience to LMC, including 21 years with Seaboard Marine as Controller of its Ship Management division and four years with Norwegian Cruise Line. He is a resident of Hollywood, Fla.

In her role as Operations Director, Jennifer Lang will manage the leasing, office administration activities, human resources and coordination of I.T. support.  Prior to joining LMC, Lang served as Regional Manager and Trainer for Bloomin Brands’ Carrabbas Italian Grill. She is a resident of Coral Springs, Fla.

For more information on Lauderdale Marine Center, please visit
 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Daniel Grant
Pierson Grant PR
6301 Northwest 5th Way, Suite 2600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
ofc. +1 954 776.1999, ext. 235
mob. +1 954 684.5577

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