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For the yachting professional on the Mediterranean

Heading East

Article by ONBOARD Magazine

If you’re thinking of heading to the Eastern Mediterranean this summer season
take time to visit one of these full service marinas

Limassol Marina

LIMASSOL MARINA – CYPRUS
Limassol Marina combines elegant residences and a full-service marina with an enticing mix of restaurants and shops. Located in the heart of a vibrant city. The marina development offers luxury apartments and exclusive villas with their own private berths or direct access to the beach offering a unique retreat complete with a spa and fitness club, leisure and cultural facilities. Since Limassol Marina’s opening in 2014, the marina has been changing the face of its most vibrant city, making history with each successful milestone. Located in the heart Limassol and surrounded by a rich history and an international community, Limassol Marina offers 650 berths for yachts from 8m to 110m. A wide range of high-end restaurants and luxury boutiques complete the holistic lifestyle which comes with a home or superyacht in the development while a team of experienced professionals ensures the smooth running of all operations. The top-of-the-range spa and fitness club further enhances the range of activities and services available.
34°40’0N, 33°02’4E
Max length 110m
Max draft 9m
No. of berths 650
VHF 12
www.limassolmarina.com

Yalikaval Marina

YALIKAVAL MARINA – TURKEY
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 640 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. The Marina hosts an open-air shopping mall with 106 brands, gourmet restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs, entertainment venues, plus award-winning hotels; Yalıkavak Marina Beach Hotel and Yalıkavak Marina Boutique Hotel, a Spa & Fitness Centre and variety of events and activities are on offer.
37°6’27.69’N – 27°16’58.70’E
Max length 140m
Max draft 12m
No. of berths 640
VHF 16 & 72
www.yalikavakmarina.com.tr

Lustica Bay Marina

LUSTICA BAY – MONTENEGRO
The first phase of Luštica Bay’s state-of-the-art marina has been successfully completed, and this world-class facility now offers 50 berths for boats up to 45m. The marina officially opened in August 2018 and has already achieved approximately 70% occupation. Seafarers can enjoy yacht assistance from a multilingual professional team and work on a host of exciting additional services is well under way. A fuel station and border crossing are planned as a part of the next stage of the marina development, with dry boat storage and a service centre for marina clients. The next phase of construction is expected to begin soon and will significantly increase the number of berths available. With the completion of the final phase, Luštica Bay’s marina will be able to accommodate 176 boats. For those who enjoy an active vacation, the marina’s renowned sailing school offers courses from IYT Worldwide – one of the world’s leading yacht training programmes.
42°23’00”N 18°40’00”E
Max length 45m
No. of berths 50
Max draft 5m
VHF 68
www.lusticabay.com

Marina of Agios Nikolaos

MARINA OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS – CRETE
A well protected marina in all weather conditions, built to European standards and capable of accommodating up to 255 vessels up to a maximum of 70m. The various dry dock facilities for approximately 100 boats and technical services are professionally run and complimented by a 65 tons travel lift. The marina is located in the heart of the town and provides easy access to the centre of town, the main archaeological sites and other places of interest. This city is the perfect destination for charter guests interested in learning more about Greece and its history. Every summer the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos organizes cultural events, music and dance events, theatrical performances, exhibitions and cultural shows. Plus, during the Naval week, artistic swimming, water skiing and wind-surfing contests are organised.
35°11.1’N/25° 43’ E
Max length 70m
Max draft 8m
No. of berths 35
VHF 12
www.marinaofagiosnikolaos.gr

Kos Marina

KOS MARINA – GREECE
Kos Marina is located one mile south east from Kos old harbour and offers 250 berths with mooring lines, water supply, electricity supply 220 & 380 V from 16 to 250 Amps, wifi, and satellite TV. The Kos Marina premises are patrolled 24 hours by guards with cctv covering the entire complex. All piers are equipped with fire stations with fire extinguishers, alarm system, fire hoses with both fresh and seawater circuit. All piers are equipped with emergency stations comprising lifebuoys, lifelines, emergency telephones and rescue ladders, a pilot speedboat, WC-showers, trolleys, parking lot, bilge pump out, sewerage pump out, waste oil disposal, refuse containers, fuel station. administration building with reception, authorities, info centre, meeting rooms and guests’ suites. There are local Bank ATMs, baggage storage and postal services a shopping centre with cafeteria-bistro, restaurant, super market. With a further boat yard, and adry storage area adequate for 150 yachts, 100 Tone Boat lift (ASCOM), 35 Tonne Hydraulic trailer. The complete marina for guests and crew alike situated in crystal blue waters.
36° 53’ N 27° 18’ E
Max length 80m
Max draft 5m
No. of berths 250
VHF 77
www.kosmarina.gr

ACI MARINA – SPLIT
With charming scenery, towering mountains, archaic castles and cultural delights, Croatia is fast becoming an increasingly popular destination for superyachts that are looking to cruising grounds further afield from the traditional French Riviera. Split in particular offers something unique and original for both guests and crew; whether it’s exploring Diocletian’s castle, walking the

quaint cobbled streets, enjoying the vibrant nightlife or drinking cocktails from a rooftop bar with a view over the ancient city, it’s no surprise ACI Marina Split makes the list. The marina in Split is surrounded on almost every side by a breakwater to protect it from the currents and strong southern winds, and on approach offers views of some of Croatia’s stunning architecture, including the tall bell tower of the Cathedral St. Domnius on Marjan Hill. Offering over 350 berths for superyachts up to 90m, the marina has been modernised in order to offer vessels the service they expect and deserve.
43°30.1’N/16°26.0’E
Max length 80m
Max draft 5m
No. of berths 10
VHF 17
www.aci-marinas.com

Karpaz Gate Marina

KARPAZ GATE MARINA – NORTH CYPRUS
The unique 5 Gold Anchor Karpaz Gate Marina on the idyllic Karpaz Peninsula started the year by celebrating more award recognition following continued praise from its berth holders. 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 yachts and owners 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 and can allow entry at any time of day or night with advanced notice and is flexible on duration of stay. The on-site boatyard and Technical Centre can meet all your maintenance demands.
N35° 33.5’ / E34° 13.6’
Max length 60m
No. of berths 300
Max draft 5.5m
VHF 10 or 16
www.karpazbay.com

IC CESME MARINA

IC CESME MARINA – TURKEY
A chic and vibrant marina village set in a natural harbour is sensitively integrated within the traditional maritime city of picturesque Cesme. Cesme Marina offers 400 fully serviced berths for yachts up to 60m where yacht owners can enjoy the classic mooring experience. Cesme Marina comes to life at night, when a vibrant, fun atmosphere pervades in the restaurants, cafes and bars along the promenade. As an ancient Mediterranean port, Cesme is a charming place to visit, a great base for wintering your yacht in Turkey and a perfect home port to explore the Islands of the Aegean – with the idyllic islands of Chios, and Lesbos in easy reach. Its position at the tip of the Izmir peninsula provides convenient access to the Aegean Sea, with its estimated 300 vibrant islands as well as to the wider cruising grounds of the Mediterranean. On top of the luxury marina berths Cesme Marina has a fully serviced boatyard with an 80-ton travel hoist and a 20-ton boat mover as well as storage ashore for up to 100 yachts. Customs and Immigration offices are a short walk from the marina. The marina team at the Capitainerie will be pleased to advise on opening times and other formalities. Yachts entering Turkey are required to obtain a transit log (yacht cruising permit). When leaving Turkey, yachts should depart within 24 hours of clearing out.
38°19.2’N/26°18.1E
Max draft 5m
No. of berths 400
VHF 72
Max length 60m
www.cesmemarina.com.tr