Jonas Software Announces the Acquisition of Blayhall Marine Limited


Wallingford, Oxfordshire, January 12, 2018 – Jonas Software ("Jonas") is pleased to announce the acquisition of Blayhall Marine Limited. (Trading as HavenStar Software Solutions Limited “HavenStar”). Being a leading Marina Management software solution for over 20 years, HavenStar can be found in leisure marinas, harbours and waterway operations worldwide.

“HavenStar, with its global reach and dedicated team, will strengthen the depth of the enterprise solutions we have within the Jonas group. Acquiring HavenStar is a great opportunity for Jonas to begin making its mark in the Marina Management vertical. We will continue to develop HavenStar and add to the user base, building on the vision of the exiting owners,” stated Scott Saklad, Group CEO at Jonas.

Bernard Skalla, CEO of the Star Group, had  this to say, “The team at HavenStar is very excited to become a part of the Jonas family. We share the same vision of providing the best solution and service to customers by working together as partners, not vendors.  With the expansive breadth of knowledge and resources that Jonas provides, HavenStar will continue to grow under their umbrella.”

About HavenStar

HavenStar is an enterprise Marina Management System for managing multiple sites, and also suited for marinas located around the world, offering full multicurrency transaction processing and reporting. The solution is able to link with a wide range of accounting systems and other 3rd party applications. Fully integrated add-on modules include: Dockside Manager mobile solution; Electronic Point of Sale for chandleries, receptions and fuel docks; and Boatyard Manager for handling electricity and water meters.

About Jonas Software

Jonas Software operates over 75 independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. From its roots formed in the construction and club management markets, Jonas Software’s reach has grown extensively within the fitness, membership, hospitality and industrial verticals. Today, Jonas Software is proud to supply industry leading enterprise management software and related services to more than 70,000 customers in 20 vertical markets.