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September 2017

District Wharf - Press release: Grand Opening Oct 12 Wharf Market Docks and Waterfront

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime event - The Wharf Kickoff Celebration - a four-day spectacle of live music, festivities, fun, and fireworks along the Southwest Waterfront in Washington, DC, from October 12-15. The Wharf's Kickoff Weekend will feature more than 30 renowned bands and musical performers from around the DC region, (headlined by The Bacon Brothers, Go Go Gadjet and White Ford Bronco) plus buskers, performers, art demonstrations, fireworks and much more. Full details are here.

The best way to experience The Wharf is to cruise over and stay the brand new Market Docks. Slips are available for a few hours or up to two weeks. Market Docks officially open to the public on October 9, just in time for the Kickoff Celebration Weekend, and close for the season on December 3, the day after the beloved District Holiday Boat Parade. Full details about accommodations and booking are here.

The Wharf is reestablishing Washington, DC as a true waterfront city and destination. This remarkable $2.5 billion mile-long neighborhood along the Washington Channel of the Potomac River brings dazzling water views, hot new restaurants, year-round entertainment, and waterside style all together in one inspiring location. The Wharf, situated along the District of Columbia's Southwest Waterfront just blocks south of the National Mall, is easily accessible to the region. The Wharf features amazing music venues (The Anthem, Pearl Street Warehouse, Union Stage, Kirwan's Irish Pub and more); new restaurants by DC's hottest chefs, vibrant shops and convenient services, unique hotels, chic apartments and condos, offices, cultural, marina, and public uses, including waterfront parks, promenades, piers, and docks. Click here to see a sneak peek.

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Attached is our press kit: Kickoff Celebration Press Release and Schedule, Listing of everything opening at The Wharf during the Kickoff Celebration, and the robust events and programming calendar through May 2018.

For availability and pricing about Market Docks, please call 002.897.3868 or email marketdocks@wharfdc.com.
For media inquiries, please call Sofia at 202.733.5223 or email sofia@brandlinkdc.com.

August 2017

Coastal Properties Management to oversee Maryland Yacht Club marina basin located in Pasadena, Maryland on August 7, 2017.

"We are honored to be chosen by Maryland Yacht Club to oversee its marina basin management" said Bruce Wagner, President of Coastal Properties Management, Inc. "Maryland Yacht Club is one of the most active and friendly yacht clubs on the Chesapeake Bay. With its impressive number of amenities, activities and community atmosphere, the club is a perfect place to keep your boat or to join, just for the family and social benefits!"

Maryland Yacht Club sits on a huge, beautiful waterfront peninsula at the end of Fairview Beach Road in Pasadena. The marina basin is well protected at the entrance to Rock Creek with a gorgeous view of Patapsco River from the bluff.

The club offers Resident memberships, which include a slip for boat owners; and Social memberships, for those who just want to enjoy all the amenities and activities the club offers. Special rates are available for both memberships and boat slips! Contact the club Manager, Nadine, for details.

Maryland Yacht Club is not only a perfect location to keep your boat but it is known for its great boating community and numerous social events and activities. Among its many benefits and amenities, the club offers a beautiful pool, family/kids play areas, planned cruises; catered events; junior sailing programs, a clubhouse with an active bar and full kitchen with a local chef offering meals on weekends, fuel at the marina basin, and many more amenities and activities.

The club's historic roots are impressive, dating back to early in the 20th Century. Its history as one of the oldest yacht clubs in the U.S. is apparent from its trophy cases displaying numerous awards and trophy's dating back a century!

Stop by the club anytime to meet the Manager, Nadine or visit anytime with your boat for transient dockage. It is the perfect place to make it home for your boat with an annual slip membership. You wont find a more welcoming community of boaters!

Contact the Maryland Yacht Club at 410-255-4444 or on the web at www.MDYC.org.

May 2016

Coastal Properties Management is awarded the contract to manage Watergate Pointe Marina in Annapolis Maryland.

"The entire team at Coastal is thrilled to have been chosen to manage the Watergate Pointe Marina. We have brought on a new Dock Master to oversee the operations on site and look forward to building the interest in this wonderful Eastport marina."

Watergate Pointe is located in historic Eastport, Annapolis on Back Creek, convenient to Annapolis City. Offering Annual, Seasonal and Transient slips with many amenities, Watergate Pointe is close to the Chesapeake Bay within the protected waters of Back Creek and close to fuel, boat services and other conveniences. See more details on the Watergate Pointe Marina page.

February 2016

Coastal Properties Management announces a recent alliance with the two premier transient boating reservations systems available to boaters. Coastal is pleased to be able to offer new, convenient, direct methods for boaters to search our marinas slip availability and make reservations for transient and longer stays. Through these new reservation systems and apps, a boater can quickly and easily reserve a slip at one or multiple locations from their phone, mobile device or computer.

  • Dockwa.com - The fastest growing, and perhaps easiest to use, transient reservation app and system, is becoming the foremost business for connecting boaters with open slips. This award-winning unified booking and marketing platform greatly simplifies the transient slip booking process. Coastal has linked all of its marinas through the Dockwa system with hyperlink "badges" on our marina web pages to make the link from searching to booking a slip simple and easy. The best part is that Dockwa is FREE of any charges to boaters! Boat US selected Dockwa.com to be their official partner for transient slip reservations!
  • Slipfinder.com - Is also one of the fastest growing apps to connect boaters to marinas and open slips. Its mobile application allows the marinas to list their vacant transient slips so that boaters can book them in real-time. The app is available for free download onto any smart phone or mobile device.

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January 3, 2014 -

Mitch Nathanson & Coastal Properties Management announce the sale of Oxford Boatyard and Mears Yacht Haven Marina to Brewer Yacht Yards

Mitch Nathanson, owner of Coastal Properties Management (CPM), is pleased to announce the recent sale of two of their marinas, located in Oxford Maryland.

Oxford Boatyard and Mears Yacht Haven were sold to the Brewer Yacht Yards group on January 3rd 2014.

Mitch Nathanson has been the owner of Oxford Boatyard since 1988 and Mears Yacht Haven since 1994. As one of the oldest operating boatyards in the country, Oxford Boatyard has been in operation since 1866 offering complete yacht and boat retrofits, major and minor repairs, AWLGRIP fine painting service, engine repowers, rigging, electrical and fiberglass repairs by its large full-time ABYC and factory-certified technicians. Oxford Boatyard also offers marina dockage and land-storage for large vessels of all types, with a 75 ton Travelift and 35 ton hydraulic Yard Boss trailer.

Mears Yacht Haven, located on Town Creek offers a Yacht Club setting in its large marina facility with pool, fuel and supplies. Dockage is available on an annual or transient basis, year-round. A short walk to the historic town of Oxford makes this one of the most popular marina destinations on the Chesapeake Bay.

January 14, 2014 -

CONGRATULATIONS! Two of Coastal Properties' Marinas are recently awarded Clean Marina of the Year by Maryland DNR!

Piney Narrows Yacht Haven & Bowley's Marina are awarded 2013 CLEAN MARINA OF THE YEAR!

Piney Narrows Yacht Haven, located on Kent Island was recently awarded the Maryland Department of Natural Resources "Large Marina Category" CLEAN MARINA OF THE YEAR Award for 2013 by Donna Morrow, Director of the DNR Clean Marina program.

Bowley's Marina, located in Middle River, Maryland was awarded the Maryland DNR "Large Boatyard Category" CLEAN MARINA OF THE YEAR Award for 2013.

The award recognizes the State's cleanest, greenest, most eco-friendly and best managed marinas for continuous and innovative protection of the environment and the of their customers vessels.

"These are model businesses and leaders in their field. In addition to having attained the Clean Marina Award, they are clearly recognized by their customers and fellow citizens for their efforts to protect our waterways," said DNR Secretary John Griffin.

"Having worked with these small businesses when they first earned the Clean Marina Award, I can attest that they are passionate about protecting our waterways. Congratulations to all the winners!" said Clean Marina Program Manager, Donna Morrow.

The Award Certificates and Prizes were presented by Donna Morrow to the marina managers and representatives from Coastal Properties Management on January 14, 2014.


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