Eric Johnstone purchased Anchors Way Marina in 2013 and has come a long way in lifting and expanding the marina, as well as adding amenities and working with the Saint Joseph area to accommodate marina-based clientele. Eric has extensive background in business ownership and commercial real estate sales, and has owned multiple companies including a construction company, property management businesses. Driven with passion and realistic goals, Eric relocated to the St. Joseph area with his wife to pursue this incredible opportunity.
Being in marine mechanics for over 30 years, Tony’s knowledge in the boating industry has allowed Anchor’s Way to expand exponentially in the Service Department. As our new Head Mechanic, Tony oversees the service department, and handles all work orders mechanically related. During his free time, Tony enjoys days at the races, tinkering with engines, and all things to do with his grandchildren. From installing new spark plugs to rebuilding entire engines, Tony introduces Anchor’s Way Marina to a new “full-service line” of marine rebuilds and repairs.
Lead Sailboat Rigger & Boat Maintenance
Nolan worked for Mercedes, Volvo and was awarded a Master Certificate in Sales for Volkswagen. With over 50 years of sailboat knowledge and expertise, Nolan is a great asset in service and yard work here at Anchor’s Way. You will find Nolan working hard stepping masts, handling preventative maintenance inspections, and providing many other services for boaters year round. He is our DJ (“Dirty Jobs”) Master! Nolan has traveled the inter-coastal to the Gulf of Mexico, the Apostle Islands to Whitefish Bay – from the Port of Texas to Clearwater. Prior to Anchor’s Way Marina, Nolan worked for Mercedes, Volvo, and Volkswagen. Nolan also owned a boat and automobile sales business for over 14 years, naturally called “Surf & Turf.” Nolan and his wife Deana have been happily married for over 12 years. He obtains a 50 Ton Registered Master Certificate, Coast Guard Delivery Captain (2017).
Ronaldo is our all-around guy at Anchor’s Way Marina. He assists Katie in paint and detail work and is part of our yard launch crew. Ronaldo sufficiently knows how to run our yard trailers and equipment and can handle bottom paint jobs from start to finish. Ronaldo assists wherever help is needed and is a great asset to the Anchor’s Way team. In his free time, Ronaldo likes to drive race cars and spend quality time with friends and family.