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Feb 4, 2022

2021 in Review: more boaters, more marinas, more happy fish

Land ho! Pick a Pier has reached the end of 2021 with fair winds and following seas. But landlubbers we’re not. As we set sail for 2022, we look back at 2021 with awe and appreciation. Pick a Pier meets business transformation In 2021, Pick a Pier helped hundreds of marinas optimize their utilization and […]

Nov 1, 2021

A Problem and a Solution Meet at Sea

When it comes to the boating industry, things could be better. If we want to offer a fix, first we need to think about how everything fits together. Here’s a story that might sound familiar: you wake up one morning, and there is a giant obscene graffiti on the building right outside your window. So […]

Jun 6, 2021

Make Sure Your Next Sailing Trip is Eco Friendly with These 5 Tips

World Environment Day has come this year, reminding us that we should be mindful of preserving the nature we love. For us boaters, it’s doubly important to ensure the waters and the beaches will remain intact for generations to come. To help out with this goal, here are a few tips and tricks you can […]

Sep 23, 2020

Boating is a Community – Interview with Skip Sorenson CEO at Century Boats

Skip Sorenson is a fourth-generation shipbuilder and has years of experience leading both public and private companies as a CEO and CFO. His multidimensional experience encompasses Shipbuilding, Aerospace and Defense, Technology, Industrial, Broadcasting, and Service industries. Besides being the CEO of Century Boats, today Skip is also a Managing Partner at Anchors Aweigh Capital, a […]

June 25, 2020

Sea of Data – Interview with Ami Daniel, Co-Founder & CEO at Windward

Ami Daniel is one of the most exciting Israeli entrepreneurs around. He is the Co-Founder & CEO of Windward. In 2013 Ami was selected as one of “TheMarker’s” top 40 promising young managers in Israel under the age of 40. He was also granted the ‘Ramon Award’ for Leadership and Excellence by the Israeli Minister […]

June 11, 2020

Staying Productive at Home – Interview with Nikos Psaltopoulos the CCO at...

Nikos Psaltopoulos is the Chief Operating Officer at MarineTraffic. He studied Professional Writing & Editing and his background spans over three continents includes 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry as well as roles advising numerous tech start-ups. MarineTraffic is a leading tech company, its mission is to track vessels around the world and […]

June 4, 2020

Take Actions – Reduce Pollution – Interview with Arik Rosenblum the CEO...

Arik Rosenblum is the CEO of EcoOcean. Arik has a remarkable history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. He has powerful business development skills and an LLB focused in Law from Tel Aviv University. EcoOcean is a non-profit organization established in 2002, they are establishing marine researches and initiating educational activities and coastal […]

May 29, 2020

The Future of Electricity – Interview with Inna Braverman the CEO at ECO...

Inna Braverman is an Israeli entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the Co-Founder of Eco Wave Power, a renewable energy company. Inna’s journey with clean electricity began back in Ukraine when she was born right before the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster and suffered from a respiratory arrest due to the pollution in the region. She got a […]

May 21, 2020

Saving the Ocean – Fascinating Interview with Shimrit Perkol-Finkel CEO of...

Shimrit Perkol-Finkel is the co-founder and CEO of ECOncrete Tech Ltd. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of Marine Biology and Ecology. Shimrit specializes in the sustainable management of urban marine habitats and is considered an expert in the eco-engineering of coastal and marine infrastructure. ECOncrete provides high performance ecological concrete […]