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Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor appoints new marina manager

 

Westrec Marinas vice president Jim Frye announced recently that Travis Staats has been named the marina manager at the Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor in St. Augustine.

Staats is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of both the marina and real estate operations.

Staats joined the team at Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor in May 2005 upon completion of his bachelor’s degree from Flagler College. He has since worked in every facet of the harbor operation and in October 2011 earned a state license for Class “C” Drinking Water Plant Operation, then becoming the plant manager for the Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor Utility.

In January 2015, Staats was promoted to the role of real estate manager at Camachee and took on the maintenance and development responsibilities at the marina along with the role of managing the marina’s commercial and retail tenants.

Flagler tours receives honor from TripAdvisor

Historic Tours of Flagler College was recently awarded a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from the travel website TripAdvisor. The business, created by the college’s student organization Enactus in 1998, offers tours of Hotel Ponce de Leon, a former luxury hotel famous for its Tiffany Windows, ornate murals and Spanish-Renaissance architecture. The national historic landmark is now home to Flagler College.

Approximately 40,000 guests take the tour each year.

Brown hired as intern at Jane West Law

Jane West Law recently announced that Zach Brown is the new summer intern for the firm. Brown is a law student at the University of Florida. He served on the Public Interest Environmental Conference on Land Conservation and is originally from St. Augustine.

 

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