Located midway between Valencia and Alicante in Spain, Port Denia Superyacht Marina is positioned in the centre of cosmopolitan Denia and provides stern-to berths up to 65m LOA and a 138m alongside berth, with <1250 amps shore power available and ‘in-water’ refit and maintenance work allowed. Ideal for winter berths and a perfect base before and after a shipyard period or Med season, Denia provides all the services of a busy town at the end of your gangway. A one hour drive from both international airports of Valencia and
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Alicante, superyachts also use Port Denia as a charter base for visiting Ibiza and Formentera in the summer, just 45 miles away. A UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy with blue flag Costa Blanca beaches, watersports, 5* hotels and golf courses, Montgó mountain to climb, bustling tapas bars and busy nightlife, Denia is perfect for crew and guests alike.
No. of berths 14 superyachts
Max length 70m +
Cala del Forte
Cala del Forte is a brand new state-of-the-art marina nestled between the Italian and French Rivieras in the vibrant city of Ventimiglia. Just 7.9 miles from Monaco. The marina is home to 178 yachts ranging from 6.5 to 70 metres. Its waterfront was officially opened on the 15th October 2020 when the iconic sailing yacht Tuiga, flagship of the Yacht Club de Monaco, arrived at Cala del Forte – Ventimiglia from Monaco, the very first to dock at the brand new Molo d’Onore berth. The on-land services are near to completion.
Next summer will see Cala del Forte fully operational. In the meantime, the brand new power catamaran shuttle service Monaco One was launched last March. The Monaco One can travel from Monaco to Ventimiglia in just 15 minutes at 45 knots, carrying up to 12 passengers in absolute comfort. The design combines a need for speed with a reliable and sustainable approach thanks to cutting-edge aerodynamic solutions that allow for fuel consumption at top speeds to be half that of conventional designs. Cala del Forte is accepting reservations for berths, by the day, week, month and year.
43 47’20.1”N 7 35’53.1”E
No. of berths 178
Max length 70m+
The D-Marin family has a new member in Croatia since June – D-Marin Tribunj, a boutique marina in a picturesque Dalmatian town, which has a total of 6 berths for boats up to a maximum length of 35m. Besides a total capacity of 220 moorings and 50 dry berths, D-Marin Tribunj has a fully equipped boatyard, fuel station, boat technical service, restaurant and accommodation facilities. It is located near D-Marin Mandalina, Croatia’s only marina designed for superyachts. D-Marin in Croatia has two more marinas – D-Marin Dalmacija located near the city of
Zadar and a boutique marina, D-Marin Borik, in the embrace of Zadar city, offering a fantastic gateway to the island-dotted Adriatic coast. D-Marin marina’s guests are entitled to many benefits. At D-Marin, the safety of employees and guests always comes first. D-Marin has provided guests in Croatia with Covid-19 testing in the marina.
43° 45’ 15.83’’N, 15° 44’ 44.88’’E
No. of berths 220
Max length 30m
Karpaz Gate Marina
Offering exceptional berthing, technical and leisure facilities, award-winning Karpaz Gate Marina is welcoming superyachts and yachts to experience the high standards, safety and peace of its North Cyprus haven on the Karpaz peninsula. The 5 Gold Anchor-rated marina is the perfect East Mediterranean home base or cruising destination for owners seeking to escape the crowds and enjoy natural surroundings while accessing exclusive service and leading capabilities. Following the re-opening of North Cyprus borders in early June, boat owners
arriving at Karpaz Gate Marina can benefit from special ‘Back2Boating’ berthing packages, offering options for lift-out, technical work and cruising flexibility, with attractive short-term deals for new clients. This year, Karpaz Gate Marina marks a decade in operation.
No. of berths 300
Max length 60m
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 on the Mediterranean. Being in the position at the centre of the western Mediterranean Sea, Port Adriano is an exceptional base for superyachts. It is surrounded by areas of great
natural beauty for sailing and any other nautical sports, such as the Malgrats Islands. Some of the characteristics that distinguish Port Adriano from other Mediterranean marinas are: commercial area with renowned fashion shops and restaurants, gym and personal training for crews and customers, economic benefit: Fuel savings, as it is very close to the island’s best areas for dropping anchor, dock bunkering, diving school and Stand up Paddle school, crew shuttle service, technical area for boat/yacht repair, capacity to take superyachts up to 100m long, with summer berth of up to 110m. Plus, the marina hosts a number of live entertainment events throughout the season and even winter months.
39° 26,6’N 0,2°, 28,3’E
No. of berths 488
Max length 100m
Ports of Toulon
Sharing the vast bay of Toulon with its military naval base, the ports of Toulon and their various civilian activities have been continually improving their services for the yachting sector. The Port Authority’s ongoing programme of refurbishment of deep-water berths for vessels with LOA up to 350m is attracting new shipyards, suppliers and yacht service companies. Opened in 2019, the last Monaco Marine shipyard is supplementing an offer already made up by Foselev, Endel or IMS. As this programme is continuing in 2021/2022, new
improvements are being made to existing berths, including ISPS compliance all over the bay for an extra 1.4 km of secure quayside. Deep-water, alongside berthing, easy refuelling and winter lay-up are key arguments for Toulon Bay.
No. of berths various in facilities
Max length 350m
Port Vauban, nestled in the heart of the French Riviera, in the magical city of Antibes, is undergoing a significant transformation. This historic marina, perfectly located between Monaco and St Tropez, 15 minutes from the airport, is becoming the port of the third millennium. With its 1642 berth places between 5 and 165 m Port Vauban is the biggest pleasure harbour in the Med. The Project for Port Vauban includes a new capitainerie and Yacht Club on the IYCA (International Yacht Club of Antibes).
This new building will offer many additional state-of-art amenities including a crew centre with lounge, fitness room, gymnasium, etc. It is scheduled to open end 2022. The IYCA quay will become an elegant functional space with gardens and sun-protecting sails, direct public network connection for grey water and recycling points. With 24/7 security and no public access, guests, captains and crew can enjoy the ultimate in safety and comfort.
43°35’4 N 007°08’E
No. of berths 18 megayacht berths
Max length 70m – 170m
In ancient and strategic Mediterranean port, Çeşme Marina in Turkey, is a charming place to visit, and a perfect home port to explore the Aegean – with the idyllic islands of Chios, Samos and Lesvos all within easy reach. Discerning yacht owners and captains are assured of a warm welcome and the very best in amenities and vessel support, afloat and ashore. It is possible to find every opportunity you are looking for in Çeşme Marina, with an experienced international speaking staff. It is possible to receive a wide range of services from local tastes to
boutique hotel, from live music performances to yacht-related technical services. As a cruising base, a short stop-over or extended visit, Çeşme Marina will enhance your and your guests’ enjoyment of this stunning Turkish region.
38° 19’ 18” N, 26° 18’ 4” E
No. of berths 400
Max length 60m