City of St. Petersburg Names David Wirth Municipal Marina and Port St. Pete Manager

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Port St. Pete, the only superyacht marina on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and the Municipal Marina, Florida’s largest centrally-located marina, announce the promotion of David Wirth to Marina and Port Manager for the city of St. Petersburg.

“Since joining the Marina and Port St. Pete team, David has gained senior level knowledge which will make him invaluable as we move forward with the Marina renovation project,” said Chris Ballestra, Managing Director of Development

Port St. Pete, the only superyacht marina on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and the Municipal Marina, Florida’s largest centrally-located marina, announce the promotion of David Wirth to Marina and Port Manager for the city of St. Petersburg. The promotion was effective January 12.

Wirth will oversee daily operations and maintenance of both facilities, including a major renovation of the Municipal Marina, scheduled to begin in 2019. “Since joining the Marina and Port St. Pete team, David has gained senior level knowledge which will make him invaluable as we move forward with the Marina renovation project,” said Chris Ballestra, the city’s Managing Director of Development.

Wirth will also be charged with developing relationships with superyacht owners and captains to position Port St. Pete as a superyacht docking destination.

About Port St. Pete:
Port St. Pete, located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, replete with shops, restaurants, bars and pristine parkland. The port is just a short walk from the world-renowned Dali Museum, as well as scores of other galleries and museums. As the only superyacht marina on Florida’s Gulf Coast, superyacht owners, captains, and crew know the unique needs of their vessels, and the team at Port St. Pete provides the experience and facilities to meet those needs.

About the Municipal Marina:
Located on the point of Demen’s Landing, just steps from St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront district, the Municipal Marina offers competitively-priced amenities for both live-aboard and visiting boaters. Services include 660 wet slips, ranging from 28 to 100 feet; mooring field and picnic area; electric and water hookups; shower and laundry facilities, and more.

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