Marina Management Consultancy Services

International Waterfront Consultants - Marina Management Services

The profitability of a marina can increase dramatically through efficient operational management. Whether marina operations are handled in-house or contracted out, efficient management processes and procedures can make the difference between success and failure. At IWC, our global experience in marina operations at all levels provides an invaluable service to our clients requiring assistance in this field. We can assist to identify the right operational equipment and management systems that will improve business performance. While a strong focus on day-to-day operations is paramount to the marina’s success, we also keep sight of longer range goals and ancillary opportunities to maximize revenue potential for the future.


  • What Operating & Safety Equipment (OSE) is required?
  • How much ownership and control of the marina do I want?
  • Shall I engage an in-house operations team or contracted marina management firm?
  • If I contract a marina management firm, what are reasonable terms?
  • If we build an in-house team, what are the staffing plan requirements?
  • Who will prepare the berthing lease agreements?
  • Who will prepare the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)?
  • What marina management software is best for my business?
  • Is the marina competitive, staff courteous and level of service reflective of the brand proposition?
  • What KPIs are in place to assess the performance of the marina year on year?


  • Asset Management
  • Staff Training & Development
  • Systems & Procedures Manuals
  • Operations Appraisals
  • QA/QC Implementation
  • Training Programmes
  • Business Audits & Recommendations
  • Highest & Best-Use Analysis Business Audits & Recommendations
  • Highest & Best-Use Analysis
  • Berthing Contract Preparation
  • Marina/Yacht Club Operator Selection & Procurement
  • Contract Assistance & Negotiations
  • Equipment Selection & Procurement
  • Management Software & POS Systems Implementation
  • Health & Safety Audits
  • Pre-Opening Assistance