Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for MDL Marinas

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British Marine Federation’s (BMF) 10th annual Marina Conference

May 09, 2014

Last week, the British Marine Federation (BMF) played a host to its 10th annual Marina Conference, sponsored by Walcon. New ideas and perspectives where shared in how to boost business in the luxury yacht marina industry.

Sailing yacht John Laing at MDL's Ocean Village

MDL Sail Training Awards 2014 Winners enjoy trip of a lifetime aboard John Laing Yacht

May 06, 2014

April 16, 2014, at MDL’s Ocean Village Marina saw six young winners of the 2014 MDL Sail Training Awards set sail on board John Laing yacht for six days at sea.

Hamble Point Marina in the lovely Europe yacht charter destination - England

Hamble Point Boat Show 2014, May 10 – 11

April 25, 2014

To be hosted by MDL’s Hamble Point Marina in the lovely Europe yacht charter destination – England, the Hamble Point Boat Show 2014 will be running on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May.

Trevor Barnes Eamonn Feeney and Mike Glanville

New pontoons officially opened at MDL’s Woolverstone Marina

April 23, 2014

New pontoons were officially opened at MDL’s Woolverstone Marina last week, designed to enhance its berthing facilities.

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New Freedom Berthing Package on offer at MDL Marinas

April 23, 2014

New Freedom Berthing Package is currently on offer at MDL Marinas. This allows members to explore the UK’s beautiful coastline more easily than ever, as well as enjoy free visitor nights across the popular Mediterranean yacht charter destinations – France, Spain and Italy.

Dean Smith of MDL Marines present cheque to Mark Todd, Chief Executive of the Ocean Youth Trust

Long-standing partnership between MDL Marinas and Ocean Youth Trust South

March 12, 2014

MDL Marinas has worked with Ocean Youth Trust South for over 20 years. The charity is now looking to launch a major new campaign to enable them to purchase a new training yacht, which will replace John Laing yacht.

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Second phase of £34 million UK luxury yacht marina investment programme announced by MDL Marinas

March 10, 2014

Europe’s leading marina operator, MDL Marinas, has proudly announced plans to invest a minimum of £20 million across its 19 UK luxury yacht marinas over the next five years.

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Major renovation of MDL’s Woolverstone Marina completed

February 12, 2014

MDL Marinas has proudly announced the successful completion of the £650,000 renovation of Woolverstone Marina.

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Unbeatable value berthing option on offer at MDL’s Mercury Yacht Harbour

February 07, 2014

MDL Marinas’ Mercury Yacht Harbour is currently offering an unbeatable value berthing option on the Hamble, including the Badnam Creek berthing package.

The most comprehensive berthing package available on offer at MDL Marinas

The most comprehensive berthing package available on offer at MDL Marinas

January 13, 2014

The most comprehensive berthing package available for the 2014/15 season is currently on offer at Europe’s largest luxury yacht marina operator, MDL Marinas.

TYHA's Five Gold Anchor status for two more MDL's luxury yacht marinas

TYHA’s Five Gold Anchor status for two more MDL’s luxury yacht marinas

January 13, 2014

Two more MDL’s luxury yacht marinas, including Hamble Point and Chatham Maritime marinas, have been honoured with the Five Gold Anchors status from The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA).

60,000 cheque for Ocean Youth Trust South from MDL Marinas

Ocean Youth Trust South receives £60,000 cheque from MDL Marinas

November 01, 2013

MDL Marinas has presented the Ocean Youth Trust South with a cheque for £60,000. The donation will go towards the build of a new training vessel.

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MDL’s new ‘zero to landfill’ policy across its UK luxury yacht marinas

October 25, 2013

In order to capture and re-use as much of the resource in the waste as possible across its UK luxury yacht marinas, MDL Marinas has presented its new ‘zero to landfill’ waste solution.

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TYHA’s Five Gold Anchor status for MDL’s Mercury Yacht Harbour

October 22, 2013

The highest standard possible from The Yacht Harbour Association, the Five Gold Anchor status, has been achieved by the MDL’s Mercury Yacht Harbour.

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A very successful MDL charity auction at PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013

October 07, 2013

MDL charity auction for the Ocean Youth Trust South has been a great success at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. The company has raised an impressive £51,180.

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Culmination of a year of 40th anniversary celebrations for MDL Marinas

September 18, 2013

As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, MDL Marinas will be hosting a very special charity auction, to be held during the PSP Southampton Boat Show, on Friday, September 20, 2013.

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MDL Marinas’ Mediterranean success being celebrated at PSP Southampton Boat Show 2013

September 18, 2013

This year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show is being marked by two special events of MDL Marinas, celebrating the success of its Mediterranean marina network.

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Green Blue congratulates MDL’s Port Hamble Marina for completing TGB Marine Toolkit

September 17, 2013

The Green Blue (TGB), the environmental initiative of the Royal Yachting Association and the British Marine Federation congratulated the MDL’s Port Hamble Marina for completing the TGB Marine Toolkit. The luxury yacht marina was recognised for the positive steps it has taken to make the marina more sustainable.

Jason Doughty Estates Manager with Michael Simpkin of Sakks Menswear

Full house of business tenants for MDL Marinas’ Shamrock Quay

August 30, 2013

Following its recent refurbishment of the premises, the MDL Marinas’ Shamrock Quay now has a full house of business tenants.

Winners of the 2013 MDL Sail Training Awards

Winners of MDL Sail Training Awards 2013 enjoying trip aboard JOHN LAING Yacht

August 23, 2013

Operated by the Ocean Youth Trust South, the 72-foot sailing yacht John Laing is currently hosting the winners of the 2013 MDL Sail Training Awards for a six-day trip at sea.

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