Named Preferred Web Portal Provider for Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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Jan. 18, 2011 - PRLog -- DURHAM, CT -, a dynamic online portal dedicated to helping boaters sell their craft quickly and efficiently, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the oldest continuously operating maritime academy in the United States, have entered into a preferred provider agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s department of yacht and boat donations will utilize to list appropriate maritime donations and inventories.

In addition to supporting the efforts of its competitive sailing teams, the proceeds from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy yacht and boat donation program have financed numerous campus projects including The Storer Building renovation, the Herring Pond restoration, and the Varsity Crew Pavilion, to name just a few.

“The ability to accurately and securely update and access inventory listings, internally and externally, has become increasingly critical to the continued success of our yacht and boat donation program, not only in terms of our competitive sailing teams but also to the college as a whole,” said Richard “Chuck” Fontaine, Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s director of yacht & boat donations and sailing program director. “The easy-to-use portal solution will provide us with this much-needed capability, thereby increasing the reach and productivity of our major gift efforts. We are delighted to have as a preferred supplier.”

“The Academy’s decision to deploy the solution is a powerful testament to the growing market acceptance we are enjoying nationwide,” said William Jones, vice president of marketing at “The confidence they have expressed in our capabilities is strong validation of our products and our unique business model.”

About The Massachusetts Maritime Academy
For over 100 years, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's oldest and finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. Located on Cape Cod, at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Maritime Academy was founded in 1891 and is the ideal college to pursue your love for the ocean, your concern for the environment, your interest in Math and Sciences, and your thirst for adventure. For additional information, please visit

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