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Oasis Marinas Begins Operations at Port Lorain

Oasis Marinas has officially begun operations at the former Spitzer Lakeside Marina in Lorain, Ohio. This is the company’s 25th marina under management and 1st in the Great Lakes. As part of the lease with the Lorain Port Authority, Oasis Marinas will oversee the day-to-day slip and marina management activities, boat services, facilities and grounds maintenance, marketing activities, new development and more.


“Astronauts can see Lake Erie from space and the Great Lakes is one of the largest boating markets in the US, so it’s been a market we’ve wanted to serve since the start of Oasis Marinas. After dozens of flights and logging many miles over the past few years knocking on doors, making calls, and thousands of emails around the great lakes we are excited that Port Lorain, Ohio will be our first home on the 11,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline. The sheer size of the Great Lakes affords boaters a whole world of fun and a number of diverse places to explore on the water”, said Dan Cowens, Founder, Oasis Marinas. “Seeing all the effort and work being put in around the town of Lorain put a smile on my face and I wanted Oasis to be a part of it! We are looking forward to collaborating and working hard to fuel growth in this amazing community”.


“The Lorain Port Authority could not be more excited to announce our new partnership with Oasis Marinas. We set out to find a partner that shared our vision of a destination port and fully believe in Oasis Marinas ability to do just that,” said Tom Brown, Executive Director, Lorain Port Authority. “World class customer service, beautiful facilities, highly trained staff, cutting-edge marketing and technology solutions are a few of the key components that really stood out to us. We are also especially proud to be Oasis Marinas first location on all the Great Lakes! There is a saying that goes “Rising tide lifts all boats” and I believe this is a perfect analogy here as well (Not just because it’s a marina….) as Oasis Marinas plan is to not just operate a great marina, but it is to market and promote an entire harbor. Get excited and be ready for a whole new Marina experience in 2020 at Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain!” he continued.


To learn more about Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain, visit www.portlorainmarina.com.