Kevin Lussier, CMM, has been appointed general manager for Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas, as announced by Island Global Yachting (IGY), parent company for the world-class marina and lifestyle destination. In this position, Lussier will oversee operations at this 48-slip dedicated megayacht marina and multi-faceted upland facility which includes over 40 retail boutiques, restaurants and lounges, recreational offerings, offices, and luxury condominiums.
“We are excited to welcome Kevin Lussier to Yacht Haven Grande,” said Charles Garner, president of IGY. “He is a truly dedicated facility management professional with outstanding experience overseeing active nautical lifestyle destinations. Kevin has the same commitment to quality and customer service that has made Yacht Haven Grande Yacht Haven Grande, the premier marina and shopping destination in the Caribbean.”
Lussier comes to Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas with nearly two decades of facilities management experience in marina and upland properties throughout Florida. Most recently, he served as general manager at the Amelia Island Yacht Basin in Fernandina Beach, Florida – a 135 wet/209 dry berth marina with an array of upland services and facilities. Other previous tenures include marina management positions with Alligator Point Yacht Basin in Alligator Point, Florida, and the Conch House Marina in St. Augustine, Florida.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Yacht Haven Grande team and moving with my family to St. Thomas,” said Kevin Lussier. “This position utilizes all of the skills that I have obtained over 20 years of managing marina and retail properties. I look forward to working with the team at Yacht Haven Grande to provide a consistently great experience for our tenants, marina guests, shoppers, and visitors, including the local residents of St. Thomas.”
Lussier is a Certified Marina Manager (CMM) and holds an Associate in Science Degree in Marine Management Technology. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Marina Industries, is on the Advisory Committee of the International Marina Institute, and has been very active in the Jacksonville Marine Association holding posts as vice president and chairman of Legislative Issues.
Yacht Haven Grande is the premier marina lifestyle destination in the Caribbean. Nestled alongside the scenic Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, between the cruise port and downtown, the complex is part of a $160 million development that includes one the world’s top megayacht destinations. Yacht Haven Grande encompasses a 48-slip megayacht marina complemented by a 120,000 square foot duty-free retail village featuring exciting dining and entertainment options, as well as leading designer and luxury boutiques. The facility is also highlighted with complete office and business space, recreational amenities and seaside residences. For more information on Yacht Haven Grande, its real estate, business, and/or retail space, please call (340) 774-9500 or visit www.yachthavengrande.com.