33 episodes

An Oasis Marinas podcast series where we bring together thought leaders, marine industry partners, friends & experts, as we explore various topics affecting us and the boating community nationwide. Our mission is simple - we are here to engage with our team, boaters, and our industry partners. Sit back, relax & enjoy our conversations in the Boater's Lounge. Do you have a topic or guest you'd like us to sit down with? Let us know! Email us at marketing@oasismarinas.com.

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An Oasis Marinas podcast series where we bring together thought leaders, marine industry partners, friends & experts, as we explore various topics affecting us and the boating community nationwide. Our mission is simple - we are here to engage with our team, boaters, and our industry partners. Sit back, relax & enjoy our conversations in the Boater's Lounge. Do you have a topic or guest you'd like us to sit down with? Let us know! Email us at marketing@oasismarinas.com.

    S2E14 - In Big Boats We Trust: Get to Know the USSA

    S2E14 - In Big Boats We Trust: Get to Know the USSA

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest yacht show in America and we were so excited to be apart of the show with the US Superyacht Association. ICYMI: Our team and other industry partners participated in the SkyLounge experience at the show, thanks to the USSA 🙂

    Allie sits down with the President of the US Superyacht Association,  Kitty McGowan in today's episode of The Boater's Lounge to hear more about FLIBS overall in 2023 & get a better understanding of how the USSA is supporting the big boat business. 

    Listen in on Kitty & Allie's conversation about...
    FLIBS impact & early performanceUSSA  goals & mission as promoters of the yachting communityand a quick talk about economic impact and driving the industry forwardOasis is a proud member of the US Superyacht Association and supports all sectors of the industry! To learn more about the USSA, membership, training or events, go to www.ussuperyacht.com

    If you have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature, email us at marketing@oasismarinas.com

    • 33 min
    S2E13 - Anchors Aweigh! ⚓️ Top tips for the anchoring process

    S2E13 - Anchors Aweigh! ⚓️ Top tips for the anchoring process

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    Anchoring is a pretty controversial subject in the boating community - whether it's deciding on the right anchor to use, the location you are in or how to operate the windlass, there are many directions this topic can go off in. Today we have our educational resource and a podcast favorite, Bob Arrington, on to take us through the main ANCHORING PROCESS! So before taking a listen, be sure to already know the type of bottom you'll be in, and the type of anchor you will drop. 

    Hear Bob's tips and anchoring highlights including...
    Communication between the person at the helm and the one operating the windlasswhy knowing your water depth + distance from the water to your bow is so importantHow we determine how much rode to play outand so much more!We had a ton of fun in this one - we hope you enjoy and utilize these skills next time you are out enjoying the water!

    Hear more from Bob on The  Boater's Lounge in the following episodes:
    S1E10, S1E15, S2E2 & S2E8
    and learn more about Bob and his background in the industry here: https://www.bobarringtonboating.com/

    If you have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature, email us at marketing@oasismarinas.com

    • 25 min
    S2E12 - Catch the Drift! Kick back + relax at Drift Bar 🍹🌊

    S2E12 - Catch the Drift! Kick back + relax at Drift Bar 🍹🌊

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    We are LIVE at the brand-new Drift Bar Baltimore at the newly redeveloped Lighthouse Point Marina! f you are in the area and haven't stopped by yet - you need to! 
    Drift Bar is the newest waterfront restaurant in Baltimore and is conveniently located at Lighthouse Point Marina in the Canton neighborhood.

    Kick back and relax on the floating bar with our team! Drift Bar is the latest concept out of Oasis Marinas' food & beverage division. Experience the delicious, casual and community friendly food, sip the refreshing drinks and indulge on the waterfront. In this episode we talk with Oasis' F&B leader and VP Lars Kristiansen who developed this entire menu and concept, as well as Christina Sgambato, Oasis Marinas Director of Marketing, who played a pivital role in the strategy and branding for Drift. 
    Hear us...
    Sip the Oasis Mojito 😎introduce Drift's menu offerings and ordering processdiscuss the importance of Drift to the communitysee what is next for this fun concept and Oasis' F&B divisiontalk about Tast - the brand of restaurants that may be coming to a marina near you!To learn more about Drift Bar head to driftbaltimore.com and follow them @driftbaltimore on social.
    Check them out right here at Lighthouse Point Marina and look to get your next group event on the barge during the 2024 season! Contact us here.

    Have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature? Email the marketing team at marketing@oasismarinas.com!

    • 29 min
    S2E11 - "Try to Buy Your Second Boat, First" with Pocket Yacht's Mark Schulstad

    S2E11 - "Try to Buy Your Second Boat, First" with Pocket Yacht's Mark Schulstad

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    Boat inventory is back up, new technology is on display, boat shows are around the corner, and there is no better time then now to start thinking about buying your first (or second or third) boat!

    This week Allie and Andy have industry partner and local renown boat dealer, Mark Schulstad from the Pocket Yacht Company here to walk us through the boat buying process and some of the benefits of being a Pocket Yacht boater! Pocket Yacht sells Cutwater, Solara and Ranger Tugs. Mark takes us through...
    His background as a dealer and experience at Pocket YachtThe boat buying process and advice for first time boat ownersHow important the dealer-owner relationship isAnd where you can find the Pocket Yacht team this fall and springPS - Wait for the fun wine talk at the end 😂
    To learn more about Pocket Yacht's inventory, team and locations, click here. And to see their recent news and recognition as the world's largest ranger tug dealer, read more below: https://www.pocketyachtco.com/pocket-yacht-company-named-worlds-largest-dealer-for-ranger-tugs/

    Have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature? Email the marketing team at marketing@oasismarinas.com!

    • 28 min
    S2E10 - Don't Believe Below Deck - the yachting community is much more!

    S2E10 - Don't Believe Below Deck - the yachting community is much more!

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    The boating community is a very tight knit group and the yachties make up a very strong and professional piece of our great industry. Today we are talking to Carrie Bailey, Director of Digital Advertising & Sales for Triton, the nautical news network for yacht captains and crew. We cover new trends she is seeing in this community and what may be to come! From new destinations and younger boaters, to new tech in the space - Carrie, Allie & Andy talk about it all! 

    Hear about what Triton brings to the boating community, their specialties, and why Below Deck is NOT exactly what the industry is all about.

    Hear some of the details around...
    Sustainability More remote locations as destinations Younger boaters in the communityNew technology in the space (like VR!)Learn more about Triton and the yachting world here:
    and follow them on social media @thetriton

    If you have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature, email us at marketing@oasismarinas.com 

    • 28 min
    S2E9 - It's the White Marlin Open's 50th Anniversary!

    S2E9 - It's the White Marlin Open's 50th Anniversary!

    Welcome to The Boater's Lounge!

    The White Marlin Open turns 50 this week!! Who is going down to Ocean City to check out the big boats, big fish and have a blast? We'll be there, and we are excited to share this episode with you featuring WMO Tournament Director, Madelyne Motsko.
    Madelyne's father started the tournament in 1974 and the event has remained a family-run tournament the whole time! 

    In this episode, hear about...
    how the White Marlin Open got startedwhat sets it apart from other tournamentswhat activities will be going on all around Ocean City starting August 7and find out what Madelyne and team do wit hall those fish brought to the scales!This year the tournament hopes to draw over 450 boats and give away around $10 million in prize money!
    Learn more about this Super Bowl of Sport Fishing here: https://whitemarlinopen.com/
    and follow Madelyne and team on social through it all at @whitemarlinopen

    Will you be down in Ocean City for this event? We'll be walking around - Let us know if you go and be sure to send pics! 

    Do you have a guest or topic you'd like us to feature, email me at marketing@oasismarinas.com

    • 27 min

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