Category Archives: Industry

Port City Marina – Construction Progress Videos

The Port City Marina construction crew is making great progress. They have completed the bulkhead, marina basin dredging, and are currently building the concrete cap that lines the entire marina bulkhead. Next, they will start on constructing the Riverwalk Extension through the Northern Riverfront property.

Greater Wilmington Business Journal – Port City Marina


A new story from the Greater Wilmington Business Journal focuses on the progress of the Port City Marina & Northern Riverfront Development Projects.  The article discusses the extension of the Downtown Wilmington Riverwalk, including the art and nature walk components as well as the BlackFinn and Vida restaurants. You can read the full article on the Greater Wilmington Business Journal website or by clicking here.

Thank you to Jamaal O’Neal and the GWBJ for featuring our story.

Wilmington Biz Conference & Expo

Wilmington Biz Expo


Port City Marina Representatives attended the Wilmington Biz Conference & Expo today at the Wilmington Convention Center.  Thank you to the Greater Wilmington Business Journal for putting on the event and thanks to Morvil Advertising & Design Group, IndustryPigeon, and Tayloe Gray Kristof for the wonderful marketing presentations.

PCM at the Miami International Boat Show

Miami Boat Show - Port City Marina

Port City Marina representative Larry Rizzo will be attending the Miami International Boat Show this week.  The show features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from around the globe.

Are you or your business be attending the show? If so, let us know by emailing Larry at or give us a call at 910-251-6151.

Port City Marina at the Raleigh Boat Show

Raleigh Boat Show - Port City Marina

Port City Marina Representatives Larry Rizzo and Matt Rogers are attending the 21st Annual Raleigh Convention Center Boat Show. This is the largest boat show of its kind in North Carolina with over 150,000 square feet of boat displays and exhibitors from the insurance, finance, and boat brokerage arenas.

You can find out more on the Raleigh Boat Show by visiting their website.  Send us an email if you are exhibiting or visiting the show and our representatives will stop by and say hello. For those of you attending the show, here is a coupon for a $2 discount:

Raleigh Boat Show Coupon

Port City Marina in St. Maarten

US Superyacht Association - Larry Rizzo & Tim Keogh

Tim Keogh from Crown Bay Marina, Ron Cleveringa of Burger Boats, and Larry Rizzo from Port City Marina

Representatives from Port City Marina recently attended the 8th Annual Captain’s Briefing organized by the US Superyacht Association in St. Maarten.  The annual event serves as an educational outreach program to work with Superyacht Captain’s and Senior Crew Members licensing, regulations, and promoting the US as a destination for cruising, refit, and repair.

This year’s briefing included an expanded two-day format covering a variety of topics with a special security program hosted by the Maritime Security Council.  Over 60 Captain’s, Senior Crew members, industry professionals, and sponsors attended the seminar and evening cocktail receptions. Continue reading

Port City Marina attends USSA Charity Toy Drive

larry rizzo port city marina ussa event

On December 11th, US Super Yacht Association held their annual holiday party in Fort Lauderdale Florida.  The Holiday Party and Toy Drive was hosted at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Las Olas.  The night featured food, drinks, fun, and prizes. 150 were attendance, including  Larry Rizzo representing Port City Marina, to enjoy the upscale food yet casual atmosphere were they showed overwhelming support for the US Super Yacht’s toy drive for underprivileged children.

New Destination Marina on the North Carolina Coast

Wilmington, North Carolina, December 11, 2012-Wilmington, North Carolina is excited to welcome the Port City Marina.

North Carolina based developer, USA InvestCo, recently announced plans to construct a 204-slip state-of-the-art marina located on the Cape Fear River in the heart of Downtown Wilmington, NC.  The floating docks, which will accommodate boats up-to 130 feet in length, is scheduled to open in early summer 2013.  The marina will provide all the amenities and conveniences of a modern marina including on-site restaurants, fuel, pump out, high-speed wireless internet, and customer-service orientated staff.  Port City Marina will pride itself as being the first full-service marina located in the heart of a Historic Downtown in the mid-Atlantic. Continue reading

Port City Marina attends Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Following the US Powerboat Show in Annapolis, the Port City Marina team had just enough time to unpack, recoup, pack and head down to attend the 53rd Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) on October 25-29, 2012.  Held in the “Yachting Capital of the World,” FLIBS is billed as the World’s Largest Boat Show.  Continue reading