Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for MDL Marinas


MDL’s Hamble Point Boats on Show, September 13 to 22, 2013

July 18, 2013

MDL’s Hamble Point Marina’s ‘Boats on Show’ will be held from 13th to 22nd September, 2013, offering a huge range of used boats for sale.


MDL’s Marina del Gargano in Italy to Open to the Public tomorrow

July 18, 2013

Nestled in the Gulf of Manfredonia, Puglia, Italy, the MDL’s newest superyacht marina, Marina del Gargano, is set to officially open to the public tomorrow, on Friday, July 19, 2013. The marina can accommodate yachts of up to 60m in LOA.


MDL Marinas announce a great success of Passeport Escales from both sides of the Channel

July 16, 2013

MDL Marinas has proudly reported a huge success of Passeport Escales, proving popular with berth holders from both sides of the Channel.

Andalusia in the popular summer yacht charter destination - Spain

Even Greater Cruising Opportunities For MDL Berth Holders

July 03, 2013

In addition to an exclusive partnership with French marina operator Sagemor, MDL Marinas has now announced the signing of a new agreement with the Public Ports of Andalusia, offering MDL berth holders a free visitor guide service.

Aerial view of MDL's Chatham Maritime Marina recently expanded by Walcon Marine

Expansion of Chatham Maritime Marina completed by Walcon Marine

June 19, 2013

The expansion of MDL’s Chatham Maritime Marina has been recently completed by Walcon Marine. The UK marina now provides 360 berths for yachts of up to 24 metres in length.

Mayor of Medway Cllr Mrs Josie Iles officially opens the new pontoons at Chatham Maritime Marina (2)

MDL’s Chatham Maritime Marina opens 60 new marina berths

June 17, 2013

This week saw the official opening of 60 new marina berths at the MDL’s Chatham Maritime Marina in the UK. They were officially opened by by the Mayor of Medway, Councillor Mrs Josie Iles.

Marina del Gargano preparing for its opening

Italy’s Marina del Gargano due to open on July 18, 2013

June 10, 2013

Situated in the lovely Mediterranean yacht charter destination – Italy, the new Marina del Gargano is set to be officially open on July 18, 2013. It will accommodate yachts measuring up to 186 feet in LOA.

Robin Walters, founder of Walcon Marine, awarded the Honorary Certified Marina Professional in recognition of his dedication and contribution to the industry

British Marine Federation (BMF) Marina Conference 2013 attended by international marina professionals

May 17, 2013

This year’s 9th edition of annual British Marine Federation (BMF) Marina Conference received increased international interest, hosting marina professionals, coming from all over the world.

MDL's first customers using Passeport Escales in France

MDL’s first customers using Passeport Escales arrive in France

May 16, 2013

Jenny and Simon Wilmshurst-Smith were the MDL Marinas’ first customers with Passeport Escales to have arrived in France on May 5, following a great news about the partnership of MDL Marinas and French marina operator, Sagemor.

Image from the Hamble Point Boat Show 2013

Great success for the 2013 Hamble Point Boat Show

May 03, 2013

Over 1,500 people visited the 2013 Hamble Point Boat Show, which was held the weekend of 27 & 28 April at the Hamble Point Marina.

MDL´s Ocean Village Marina

MDL Marinas invests £4m in continuous UK marina investment programme

April 29, 2013

MDL Marinas’ commitment to invest in their marinas is reflected in the £4m to-date investment into UK marina projects, looking into ways to not only improve and update the marinas, but also make sure they offer the best in customer service and facilities.

MDL's Hamble Point Marina

Hamble Point Boat Show 2013 to start this month

April 12, 2013

This year’s Hamble Point Boat Show is set to start later this month. Running from April 27 to 28, the event as well as car parking are both completely FREE.


Nominations for MDL Marinas’ Sail Training Awards 2013 now open

March 20, 2013

Nominations for the MDL Marinas’ annual Sail Training Awards are now open. The deadline is Friday, 26th April, 2013.


New MDL Marinas MyMDL System for annual berth holders

March 20, 2013

In order to give its berth holders even greater control when it comes to getting the most out of their berth as well as their Club Outlook membership, MDL Marinas is pleased to be able to present the new MyMDL system.

Luxury sailing yacht John Laing operated by OYT South

MDL Marinas to host fundraising events for OYT South throughout 2013

March 20, 2013

Ocean Youth Trust South, operating the 72-foot sailing yacht John Laing, has become the official charity for this year’s 40th anniversary of MDL Marinas that will play a host to a series of charitable events, comprising raffles and prize auctions.

MDL's Cobb's Quay Marina

Family Open Weekend to be hosted by MDL’s Cobb’s Quay Marina

March 19, 2013

Situated within Poole Harbour, the MDL’s Cobb’s Quay Marina will be hosting a family open weekend on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April.


MDL Marinas committed to making berthing even better value in 2013

March 08, 2013

The berth holders have now even more reasons to berth with MDL Marinas for the 2013/14 season. The leading European marina operator has launched a host of great benefits.

Signing of the contract - Jon Eads (left) and Arnauld Devys

MDL’s Freedom Berthing network grows to 70 marinas across Europe

February 26, 2013

This year’s Tullett Prebon London Boat Show saw MDL Marinas sign a deal with French marina operator Sagemor that sees MDL’s Freedom Berthing network grow to 70 marinas across Europe.

MDL Marinas' Mercury Yacht Harbour

MDL Marinas providing a free berth at Mercury Yacht Harbour in celebration of its 40th anniversary

February 22, 2013

In recognition of its 40th anniversary, MDL Marinas has launched an exclusive competition, giving one lucky boat owner the chance to win an incredible one year’s free berthing at Mercury Yacht Harbour.

MDL's Marina del Gargano situated in a popular Mediterranean yacht charter destination - Italy

MDL Marinas to celebrate 40 successful years at London Boat Show 2013

January 11, 2013

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Europe’s top marina operator, MDL Marinas. The company will be celebrating at the forthcoming London Boat Show, providing visitors to the stand with a 40% discount on their next overnight stay.

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