Marine facilities such as marinas, yacht clubs and boatyards provide valuable access to vessel berthing, mooring and storage for boat owners. The amenities and services provided by these marine facilities can be a welcome resource for boat owners along any stretch of water.
The relationship between a marina, yacht club or boatyard and a vessel owner can be a mutually beneficial one, but complications in the use of such marine facilities can arise. For that reason, boat slip rights of usage should not be casual arrangements and typically should be memorialized in writing. Continue reading