About Boat Upstate NY Overview

AboutThe Eastern New York Marine Trades Association (ENYMTA) is dedicated to advancing the interests of the marine trades industry in the Capital, Saratoga and Adirondack Regions of Eastern New York State.

Incorporated in 1975, the Association consists of 41 regional marine businesses (Primarily Retail Boat Dealers, Service Providers and Marina operators) who have joined together to exchange ideas and information; further cooperation and friendship between members; and develop mutually beneficial services such as boat shows & expos, educational programs and safe boating seminars.

As an affiliate of the Empire State Marine Trades Association (ESMTA), the ENYMTA works to increase awareness of legislative interests related to our industry and participates in programs dedicated to educating the public in areas of pollution control, environmental awareness and the protection of public access.


The ENYMTA takes an active interest in promoting the general welfare of the marine industry throughout our region and advances the safe and proper use of boats, marine accessories, and facilities through means consistent with the public interest and welfare.

2017 Directors & Officers


Jon Andersen, Andersen Boat

Vice President

Scott Olson, Dockside Landing Marina


Scott Andersen, F.R. Smith & Sons Marina


P.J. Esperti, Mohawk Valley Marine

Board Members

Kristin DePace, Chic’s Marina (2016-2018)

Pete Bardunias, Southern Saratoga Chamber (2017-2019)

Jon Brodie, Yankee Boating Center (2017-2019)

Dave Hyde, Hyde’s Marine & RV (2016-2018)

Jim Nichols, Blaine’s Bay Marina (2017-2019)

Mark O’Dell, Alpin Haus (2017-2019)

Mike Niemczura, Boats By George (Past-President)

Executive Directors

Roger Phinney (518) 791-0070

Joel Holden (518) 307-3415

Our thanks and appreciation to those who serve.

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