As the 2019 season gets underway, make sure to spend some time in one of these fabulous marinas
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Marina Club Aquatica
40° 33’ 883’’ N 8° 18’ 405’’ E
No. of berths 60
Max length 70m
Max draft 4.5m
Aquatica is the exclusive Marina Club situated in the heart of the historical centre of Alghero, close to the ancient bastions that
encircle the city. With berths measuring up to 70m in length and featuring all of the facilities and services you may require. Mooring your vessel at Aquatica gives you the most exclusive point of entry into the city, as an entirely new world opens up before you both in the marina itself and beyond. Your stay in Alghero Marina – Aquatica will be made all the more enjoyable, in summer and winter, by the 5-star service offered by the staff members, who are always ready, willing and able to help you out. Aquatica is the first Eco-Marina in the Mediterranean with innovative and modern solutions to respect the environment, also one of the first marinas in the world to give to yachts drone assistance at the entrance to the harbour.
N35° 33.5’ / E34° 13.6’
No. of berths 300
Max length 60m
Max draft 5.5m
VHF 10 or 16
The unique 5 Gold Anchor Karpaz Gate Marina on the idyllic Karpaz Peninsula in North Cyprus started the year by celebrating
more award recognition following continued praise from its berth holders. After success in the 2017 awards, the marina was again voted by boat owners as one of the world’s most popular Gold Anchor-accredited marinas in TYHA Marina of the Year Awards 2018/19. The full-service marina, which will launch an on-site luxury boutique hotel and spa in Spring 2020, achieves a high level of customer satisfaction due to the superior standard of its services, operations and leisure facilities. Offering a sanctuary for sailors who are seeking to escape more crowded regions and avoid high levels of EU bureaucracy, the marina provides a safe, peaceful, tax-free and hassle-free home. It is the first private port of entry in North Cyprus.
Marina Port Tarraco
No. of berths 33
Max length 45-160m
Max draft 9m
A deep water marina located in Tarragona specifically designed and equipped to offer absolute privacy and security protocols to
ensure personalized services to any kind of Superyacht available on the market today, their Owners, Managers, Captains and Crew, without any limitation. Port Tarraco offers 33 berths between 45 and 160 meters and complete range of berthing facilities including: 24hr security and CCTV surveillance, ISPS code complaint, shore power connections up to 1,600 amps at 400 V and 6,600 V / 2,000 VA electrical connection, waste pickup, MARPOL certificate, fresh water, High speed internet and TV Satellite services, berthing operational assistance on arrival & departure and exclusive concierge service to satisfy any possible request. The marina is certified as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) to bring great economical advantages to their clients assisting them to manage all procedures to comply with European Union customs regulations.
D-Marin, one of the biggest marina chains in the Eastern Mediterranean, has signed a new partnership with Meraas and Dubai Holding, started its operations to turn Dubai into an international destination preferred by luxury yachts. D-Marin Dubai LLC, which was established in order to meet the growing demand in the development and management of marinas in the Gulf region and to create a regional centre in Dubai, started delivering superior experience to its guests. The company D-Marin Dubai LLC provides Marina Management service to Al
Seef, Marasi, Jaddaf Waterfront marinas and Technical Consultancy to Port de La Mer, Dubai Harbour, Marsa Al Arab marinas located in Dubai. D-Marin will continue its commitment to develop Marina Management Services in the Middle East.
For further details visit www.d-marin.com
37°6’27.69″N – 27°16’58.70″E
No. of berths 640
Max length 140m
Max draft 12m
VHF 16 & 72
As the Yacht Harbour Association’s 2018 Gold Anchor award owner in the superyacht marina of the year category, Yalıkavak Marina welcomes yachts of all sizes with superyacht facilities. It
has 620 berths for yachts up to 140m offering a dynamic lifestyle and unique privileges for boat owners and visitors. As Turkey’s first high-capacity mega yacht marina, Yalıkavak Marina mixes an idyllic location with superb amenities and technical services. Yalıkavak Marina hosts an open-air shopping mall with 106 brands, gourmet restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs, entertainment venues, international luxury award-winning hotels; Yalıkavak Marina Beach Hotel and Yalıkavak Marina Boutique Hotel, a Spa & Fitness Center and variety of events and activities.
Luštica Bay Marina
No. of berths 50
Max length 45m
Max draft 7m
Set between startlingly blue waters and mountainous horizons, within one of the world’s most coveted sailing spots, lies the new, state-of-the-art Luštica Bay Marina. A revolutionary gateway to
Montenegro’s coastline. Forming the heart of Luštica Bay, the marina sits within the newly-opened Marina Village. This is the first neighbourhood in an ambitious masterplan to sensitively transform 690 hectares of the Luštica peninsula into a flourishing destination on the Adriatic coast. The Marina Village not only offers guests a world-class harbour, it encompasses the 5* luxury of the The Chedi Luštica Bay Hotel and a stylish waterfront promenade with restaurants and bars, shops and boutiques. The new marina at Luštica Bay offers convenient, hassle-free access to the wild beauty of Montenegro’s coast. Its state-of-the art facilities and expert, multilingual marina team meet the needs of all sailors, from beginners through to the experienced. There are a range of flexible berthing options, from a single night through to seasonal and annual stays.
Grand Harbour Marina
35°53’15”N / 14°31’10”E
No. of berths 50
Max length 135m
Max draft 15m
Grand Harbour Marina is regarded as one of the finest home ports in the Mediterranean and an ideal option for superyachts seeking high quality facilities and services in the heart of the
Med. Blessed with over 300 days of sunshine it is an ideal berthing place for the winter months with a jam-packed crew calendar to ensure crew get the best experience while visiting the Maltese islands. The marina offers such facilities such as 24 hour berthing assistance, provisioning delivery, fuel bunkering and concierge services along with preferred pricing on restaurants, bars, gyms and car rentals. It is also perfectly located within one of the largest deep water natural harbours in the world making it an ideal location for superyachts moored up to 135M alongside and 100M stern to up to 10M drafts. Malta International Airport is conveniently located 15 mins away, making it an ideal location for both pick up and drop off for guests on-board. Adjacent to the marina is a comprehensive shipyard offering services for vessels up to 160m.
36º 09’ 31’’ N, 5º 22’ 03’’ W”
No. of berths 17
Max length 90m
Alcaidesa Marina is situated next to the western slopes of Gibraltar, within the natural harbour of the Bay of Gibraltar offering excellent shelter and deep water access in all weather
conditions. Alcaidesa Marina’s 624 berths provide safe moorings for boats ranging between 8 and 90 metres LOA, as well as modern boatyard facilities equipped with a 75tn boat hoist and specialist workshops. Alcaidesa Marina’s privileged location, just a 10-minute walk from Gibraltar’s International Airport means that you will not have to use any other means of transport to enjoy your boat. By road, Alcaidesa Marina is well connected by means of modern roads and motorways providing rapid and comfortable access. These include the A-7 motorway or AP- 7 toll road from Malaga and the A-7 motorway from Jerez.