Marina Policies and Operations Manuals: Critical Guidelines for Best Practices in Marina Management

All too often there is a lack of a solid understanding between the marina management team and the marina owner as to marina operations. This seminar focuses on how to clearly and consistently communicate the intended direction for marina operation throughout the entire marina organization and how this can be used as a benchmark in evaluating the success of the team.


Speakers: Carl Wolf, CMM, CMI, Marina Operations. LLC

Carl Wolf, CMM, CMI

World-wide, Carl is the only person with the dual designation of Certified Marina Manager (CMM) and Certified Marine Investigator (CMI). Carl has 40 plus years of wide- ranging experience in the marina and boatyard industry; offering successful background in profitable marina and boatyard operations management; consulting; facility development; and site assessments. Carl is employed by Robson Forensic, Inc., specializing in marina and boatyard facilities. Roberson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields, such as the maritime industry.
Working with the International Marina Institute (IMI, an arm of the Association of the Marina Industries) and the Univerisity of Wisconsin, Carl has taught and presented on numberous occasions on various marina and boatyard issues. He is a charter CMM member, and has taught a number of times at the IMI’s Marina Management program, which is a prerequisite for the CMM certification. Carl is one of the Co-editors of the IMI’s first edition of the Marina Operations Manual, a standard in the marina industry. In 2016, Carl authored the Marina Policy Guidelines manual.
Carl is a contributing writer for Marina Dock Age magazine. His articles center on various marina operations and issues facing the marina industry.