IT’S THE SEASON WHEN SUPERYACHTS SHOULD BE LOOKING FOR A NEW HOMEPORT TO SPEND THE WINTER MONTHS. THESE ARE OUR SELECTION FOR WINTER BERTHING 2020
Article by ONBOARD Magazine
KARPAZ GATE MARINA
5 Gold Anchor-rated Karpaz Gate Marina offers exceptional annual berthing in the East Mediterranean. Dedicated to providing an exclusive, personalised service for its clients, the award-winning North Cyprus development is a one-of-a-kind marina, combining a range of flexible, cost-effective packages with an on-site Technical Centre and luxury recreational facilities including Beach Club and Hemingway’s Resto-Bar, all in a natural, peaceful location. Current opportunities for boat owners and captains include a free liftout, hull wash and anti-fouling application with 21 days hard standing within the annual contract price. Further benefits include the onsite fuel station providing duty-free eurodiesel and gasoline.
For more details Tel: +90 0533 833 7878
or visit www.karpazbay.com
The best option to berth in Valencia And one of the coolest marinas for superyachts in the Mediterranean. Valencia Mar offers 340 berths from 8 to 120 metres as one of the safest marinas in the Mediterranean Sea with almost all its moorings having fingers. Valencia Mar is a state-of-art marina built in 2006 in the surroundings of the America´s Cup. In the past year Valencia Mar has had new management and is expanding quickly with many new services for superyachts and is a special place to berth the growing number of 100+ megayachts. Valencia Mar offers an incredible quality / price ratio thanks to its spectacular facilities, its moorings with fingers and its 24/7 staff.
For more details Tel: +34 647 356 951
or visit www.valenciamar.com
RED FROG BEACH ISLAND
Tucked away in a beautiful deep-water lagoon, Red Frog Beach Marina offers a beautiful sanctuary to relax after passing through the Panama Canal, or a perfect location to prepare for your passage. With full vessel concierge available, including Canal Agents, you and your guests can arrive knowing your needs will be met. Due to the location, the marina is considered a safe haven from hurricanes. A restaurant located on Red Frog Beach’s private beach is at the ready to provide beautiful dining experiences for your guests as well as evening entertainment! During the day, Bocas del Toro’s Bastimentos Isles is known for its wonderful surfing, zipline tours, waterfall walks, and even sportfishing.
For more details Tel: +507 6726 4500
or visit www.igymarinas.com
YACHT CLUB ISLE DE SOL
2017 Superyacht Marina of the Year and 4 time consecutive 5 Gold Anchor Award Winner, Yacht Club at Isle de Sol, provides a private and secure location for yachts with owners or guests on board. With full vessel concierge available, the team at IDS can arrange everything from provisions, to fuelling, and crane services. This full-service yachting destination provides the perfect base for Caribbean charters cruising the islands of St. Barths, Anguilla, St. Kitts, and Antigua & Barbuda. Additionally, the marina boasts brand new crew facilities such as a fitness centre and a completely redesigned pool area.
For more details Tel: +1 721 544 2800
Sovren are the only marina in Ibiza that can berth 16 yachts from 60-185m. The marina opened in June 2017 and has hosted an array of very impressive boats lined up along the front of the UNESCO world heritage site. Whilst a popular spot during the summer season, the island also has plenty to offer visiting yachts in the winter seasons. Direct flights are available to most major European cities and the short flight to Barcelona opens up global connections. Private jets can land at the airport less than 15 minutes away. Apart from the well-documented allure of Ibiza, all four main Balearic islands are within easy reach.
For more details email [email protected]
or visit www.sovrenibiza.com
EMIRATES PALACE MARINA
Combining luxury with comfort, this marina remains the destination of choice for luxurious yachts inside and outside the United Arab Emirates. Having recently been awarded Blue Flag accreditation, the clear blue waters of the Emirates Palace Marina meet the highest international standards of water quality and environmental safety. Central to the provision of large yacht visitor and residential berthing in the Emirates, the marina boasts 167 berths, ranging from 12m to 140m, with dedicated large yacht facilities and unrestricted tidal access. Set within the grounds of the Emirates Palace Hotel, the marina was designed as a stage for the region’s most luxurious yachts.
For more information Tel: +971 (0)2 690 7725
or email [email protected]
Voted the world’s best Superyacht Marina of 2018-2019 and a holder of the British Yacht Harbor Association’s (TYHA) 5 Gold Anchors rating. Yalıkavak Marina boasts a well-trained and experienced staff handling marina operations as well as a remarkable security team monitoring the marina. It also offers up to 1000 amps – 3 phases shore power, 7/24 dinghy service for mooring assistance, diver service, 7/24 security patrol, electronic access controlled gates, high speed WiFi connection at every berth, fuel station with eurodiesel and patrol, duty free fuel availability as well as helipad, in also serves as a Port of Entry.
For more details Tel: +90 252 311 0600
or visit www.yalikavakmarina.com.tr
GRAND HARBOUR MARINA
Set against the picturesque, historic backdrop of a UNESCO World Heritage site, this marina in Grand Harbour Malta will take your breath away – by day or by night. The 500 year-old exquisite architecture of Valletta and Vittoriosa creates a captivating atmosphere, further enhanced by the waterfront buildings, which house chic restaurants, bars and café society. With 5* yacht and superyacht services Grand Harbour is a natural superyacht hub. A marina perfectly positioned in Malta in the heart of the Mediterranean, whether for cruising, as a home-port or winter stopover. The Capitanerie is manned by Jacqueline Mangion, Zsanett Gyorffy and Daniela Hanzlova with all crew relations and marina events run by Emma Cassar. The quays and pontoons are patrolled by berthing masters Kevin Valentine, Joseph Gafa, Conrad D’Amato and Mario Lagana. In addition to the standard facilities that you would expect from Camper & Nicholsons, Grand Harbour Marina also provides much more. As a superyacht marina they also have a limited number of superyacht berths of 30m to 100m available for purchase on a 30-year licence. Contact Grand Harbour Marina Office for further berthing details or to get a quote, contact the marina direct.
For more details Tel: +356 21 800 700
or visit www.en.cnmarinas.com/ grand-harbour-marina
ISLAND GARDEN MARINA
Located in Biscayne Bay, Island Gardens Marina is the first deep-water superyacht marina of its capacity in the Western Hemisphere. Located 15 minutes from Miami International Airport, Island Gardens Marina enables yachters and global citizens alike to step directly from their vessels into the vibrant lifestyle of Miami and Miami Beach. The Deep Harbour has 5,000 linear feet of slips with depths of up to 27 feet. Specifically designed to accommodate a wide array of vessels; namely megayachts reaching 500-feet plus in length. Vessel guests can dine at The Deck, their waterfront restaurant.
For more details Tel: +1 305 531 3747
or visit www.islandgardens.com
Expanding the ongoing activity calendar for the crew, Porto Montenegro Crew Club piloted the competitive and exciting dimension of Crew Life with the inaugural Superyacht Winter Games last year. Over two weekends, members toured North to South testing their sporting and teambuilding skills in the Montenegrin outdoor terrain. For the winter of 2020 they have partnered up with ACrew. With prizes worth 5000 euros for the winning teams, this will certainly be the event worth exploring. The first weekend is set for 7 – 9 February at the Montenegro’s Northern Region – Kolasin ski resort, and will include snowboarding contest and team-building games. The second weekend will take place from 6-8 March and will include J70 sailing regatta and decathlon.
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