Article by Chris Clifford
ESPAÑA POR FAVOR
One of the most famous cruising grounds of the Mediterranean yachting season with a group of companies ready and waiting to deliver an exceptional level of service
IGY MÁLAGA MARINA
IGY Málaga Marina is a dedicated superyacht marina that boasts 33 berths for superyachts between 20 and 180 metres. IGY Marinas is partnering with Ocean Capital Partners and the Port Authority of Málaga as the development of IGY Málaga Marina continues to add many of the amenities and services that you have come to expect from an IGY Marina throughout some of most famous locations in the yachting world. The facilities include; on-site dining and shopping, office facilities, waste collection and recycling, full vessel concierge services with a crew centre and grey and blackwater pump-out facilities coming soon in the new development project. Warm smiles and a professional service await your arrival. The marina’s friendly staff is ready to assist, whether you’re staying with them for an extended vacation, simply passing through for your Mediterranean charter or when heading across the Atlantic for a winter cruising season. If there is anything that the team can do to make your stay more enjoyable, don’t hesitate to let them know.
For more details visit www.igymarinas.com
MARINA PORT VELL, BARCELONA
Marina Port Vell is a world-class marina for superyachts perfectly located in the heart of Barcelona. Originally built during the 1992 Olympic Games, it has now assumed a strategic role for the city and provides a major boost to the Catalan coast as one of the first marinas in Spain to specialise in the superyacht segment. The superyacht facility offers over 150 berths and is one of the world’s longest quays (440 m), which makes it an ideal destination for the mooring of superyachts of up to 190 metres long. The marina, with an area of 125,000 square metres, is recognised as a world-renowned and attractive superyacht destination. Marina Port Vell is a well-established nautical hub bringing together a large number of industry related companies to offer guests the best services in award winning buildings. Designed by award-winning architecture practice, SCOB Architects.
For more details Tel: +34 934 84 23 00 or visit www.marinaportvell.com
ESTELA SHIPPING SUPERYACHT AGENCY
In the Balearics since 1850, ESTELA Shipping is a trusted provider of services for superyachts in Mallorca, the Balearic islands and the rest of Spain. In addition to agency and concierge services, ESTELA offers bunkering and provisioning and provides captains and crew with indispensable up-to-date information. ESTELA’s offices throughout Spain, Gibraltar, Melilla, Canary Islands and Latin America support captains with everything they need; from arrival formalities, visas and immigration to itinerary planning, VIP services, transport and logistics. Whether visiting, wintering or refit, ESTELA performs wherever you are. Most importantly, they are a team, they do what is best for the clients, for colleagues and partners. They are open-minded, objective, supportive and collaborative and flexible – it’s that simple.
For more details Tel: +34 971 72 25 32 or visit www.estelayachting.com
Considered an idyllic paradise, Ibiza is celebrated for being the epicentre of the most exclusive and luxurious the Mediterranean has to offer, whilst also being extraordinarily versatile in that there’s an Ibiza to suit each type of visitor. The great jewels of the sea always return to this 5* marina in anticipation of an outstanding season without parallel. With its exclusive location, it’s hardly surprising that Marina Ibiza never fails to seduce anyone who discovers the exquisite luxury of its facilities and berthing services. And there’s no need to even step outside Marina Ibiza to enjoy the best of the island, something yacht owners have always appreciated.
For more details Tel: +34 971 31 80 40 or visit www.marinaibiza.com
With a journey of three decades on the scene, Lantimar Yachting is now a synonym for bespoke and outstanding service. Lantimar Yachting has been growing and increasing its services portfolio positioning itself as one of the most trusted yacht agents in Balearic Islands and Spain. The three main departments are: CONCIERGE SERVICES: Striving for excellence and tailor-made assistance to captains, crew members, management companies and guests on board. TPA – INWARD PROCESSING: Inward Processing is an EU fiscal regime which allows vessels under temporary admission with a non-EU owner, non-EU flag to do repairs and maintenance without 21% VAT. Rely on them for a smooth and efficient service. BUNKER: Lantimar Group fully owns a Fuel Bunker broker agency operating worldwide: Multinational Fuelling. They offer a complete bunkering service for yachts and other vessels.
For more details Tel: +34 971 40 55 62 or visit www.lantimar.com
The local team of professionals have you covered for anything and everything that you may need during your stay in Spanish waters. They offer expert services supplied by highly experienced local staff based in ports across Spain and the Balearics. Winter brings with it a whole new range of services and needs. If you are doing works, they offer you TPA projects (inward processing), they also have extensive crew services (accommodation, visas, guarantee letters, training, medical…), customs and clearance, technical support and logistics, spares, projects and contractors, interior and provisioning and anything else that you might need during your stay. They never say no! Acquera Yachting has offices in 11 countries across the Mediterranean ready to help.
For more details Tel:+34 646 33 91 34 or visit www.acquerayachting.com
Port Adriano is a marina for yachts between 6 and 100 metres long, located at the southwest of the bay of Palma de Mallorca, capital of the Balearic Islands within the Calvià town boundary, 20 km away from the city of Palma. With the extension of the marina designed by Philippe Starck, there is no doubt that it is today one of the most modern and best equipped marinas in the Mediterranean. Being in the position at the centre of the western Mediterranean Sea, Port Adriano is an exceptional base for super yachts. It is
surrounded by areas of great natural beauty for sailing and any other nautical sports, such as the Malgrats Islands.
For more details Tel: +34 971 23 24 94 or visit www.portadriano.com
EVOLUTION YACHT AGENTS
Evolution Yacht Agents is the leading-edge team of professionals dedicated to providing assured and quality support and services to yachts in Spanish waters. The reliable and friendly approach ensures assistance you can depend on and complete peace of mind for captains, crew, and management. They deliver the personal touch and transparency that are matched by fair prices. The team’s passion for excellence, with their flexibility and can-do approach are always at your service.
Alcaidesa Marina is strategically located in the Gibraltar Strait, the gateway to the Mediterranean. The natural harbour offers excellent shelter, deep water berths and first class facilities to visiting yachts throughout the year, as well as quick and easy access to Gibraltar’s international airport. The marina boasts over 600 berths ranging between 8m and 90m together with modern boatyard facilities and specialist workshops for a refit or repairs required during your stay. As part of the marina’s extended services, Peninsula, a global supplier of marine fuel, is able to deliver tax free fuel to your yacht with just a short hope over the water in Gibraltar. Alcaidesa offers a safe haven during any transit, first class facilities with a professional service and a warm welcome smile.
For more details Tel: +34 956 02 16 60 or visit www.alcaidesamarina.com
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MARINA PORT TARRACO
Marina Port Tarraco is a deep-water marina designed to provide superyachts with the highest quality services and offers 64 berths up to 160 metres. The marina provides absolute privacy and security protocols to ensure a warm welcome and personalised assistance to all vessels and also has everything that superyachts owners, captains and crews require; a vast range of berthing facilities including being ISPS code complaint, shore power connections up to 1,600 amps at 400 V and 6,600 V / 2,000 VA electrical connections to giga yachts, waste pickup MARPOL certificate, fresh water, Internet and Satellite TV, and much more.
For more details Tel: +34 977 24 41 73 or visit www.porttarraco.com