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Porto Montenegro announces 32nd Nautic Show

April 28, 2014

Written by zuzana

Porto Montenegro is thrilled to announce the 32nd Nautic Show, in collaboration with Adriatic Fair. Set to be held at the Adriatic‘s most prominent luxury yacht marina from 1st to 4th May, the event will mark the beginning of the 2014 nautical season in the popular Eastern Mediterranean yacht charter destination – Montenegro.

Porto Montenegro nestled in the lovely Eastern Mediterranean yacht charter location - Montenegro

Porto Montenegro nestled in the lovely Eastern Mediterranean yacht charter location - Montenegro

Bringing together local and international exhibitors this year’s event will present an array of luxury sailing and motor yachts, inboard and outboard engines, workboats, sport and leisure boats, tenders, nautical equipment and other specialized nautical businesses.

In addition, throughout the 4 days there will be a host of entertainment, networking and evening events for participants to enjoy. Several new dynamic elements have been added to the programme including product presentations, lectures and live open-air DJ sessions.

The event’s diverse product showcase and event programme coupled with outstanding facilities and amenities at the port has been attracting quality trade visitors, buyers and media for 3 years now, and this year the crowds are predicted to be even higher.

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Launch of Yachting Pages Directories at Antibes Yacht Show 2014

April 28, 2014

Written by zuzana

For the first time ever, Yachting Pages Directories have been launched at the 2014 Antibes Yacht Show. The event represents the first yacht show of the Mediterranean season in the popular South of France yacht charter destination – Antibes.

Yachting Pages at the 2014 Antibes Yacht Show

Yachting Pages at the 2014 Antibes Yacht Show

With a new look and striking branding, the book has been extremely well received by captains, crew and exhibitors alike. Each of the three superyacht directories has its own primary colour with the Med book in pink or magenta, the USA in blue or cyan and Australasia in yellow.

Steve Crowe, founder of Yachting colours said, “I based the new branding on the primary colours used in printing. I’ve still got one of the old inkjet printers at home and every time I change the ink cartridges it strikes me how powerful those colours were. In the printing industry, to produce varying colours the subtractive primaries cyan, magenta, and yellow are applied together in varying amounts – what this means is that whatever you want to print you have to start with pink, yellow and blue. The three bold colours of cyan, magenta, and yellow perfectly represent the three different Yachting Pages books and help differentiate them from one another. It was an obvious choice really.”

Antibes Yacht Show 2014

Antibes Yacht Show 2014

Feedback so far has been wonderful and the 300 copies of the books that were distributed at the show in the first two days have been very well received. The team will then continue to distribute the 65,000 copies of the essential reference tool globally in the weeks following the Antibes Yacht Show.

Another outstanding feature of the show has been the WiFi provided by Global Marine Communications. The company who specialise in VSAT or internet via satellite has hooked up the whole event and provided ta completely comprehensive service.

AYS 2014

AYS 2014

Sarrah Macey from Yachting Pages said, “Internet is always a struggle at boat shows. You usually get some coverage on the first morning but as soon as the exhibitors and visitors all log on the signal drops and it is then a nightmare trying to access the internet. More and more businesses want a live demonstration of Yachting Pages’ website so a good internet connection is essential for us. I am happy to report that the service provided by GMC has been outstanding. All areas of the event have great signal and it is the first show I have attended where we can happily look at websites, update social media, email photographs and generally get online at any moment.”

The boat show continued until Saturday with a cocktail party for exhibitors on Friday night. For a show usually plagued with poor weather for the South of France the sun was out and the atmosphere was fantastic.

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Varadero Valencia once again attending Valencia Boat Show

April 28, 2014

Written by zuzana

Superyacht refit and repair centre, Varadero Valencia, is once again attending the Valencia Boat Show this year. The company is present at the event, updating its clients as well as friends on the services it offers.

Varadero Valencia at the 2014 Valencia Boat Show

Varadero Valencia at the 2014 Valencia Boat Show

Varadero Valencia has announced a very special promotional offer solely for clients who visit the stand: when they request a quote for antifouling they’ll get 10% off any of the company’s services or maintenance work such as hull painting, polishing, repairs to cracks, exterior varnishing and more. This opportunity will be available only during the four days of the show.

Varadero Valencia - Valencia Boat Show 2014

Varadero Valencia - Valencia Boat Show 2014

This year’s Valencia Boat Show seems to be very well supported and has already received many visitors during its first few hours, thanks to the hundred or so craft that are on display and a programme packed with activities, including the Valencian Community’s Regional Championship for Cruisers.

Varadero Valencia's stand at Valencia Boat Show

Varadero Valencia's stand at Valencia Boat Show

Varadero Valencia, located within the site of the RCNV, is one of the Mediterranean‘s go-to shipyards, with hoisting capacity for boats of up to 150 tonnes. This refit and repair centre has its own workshops and modern facilities staffed by experienced professionals delivering a latest-generation range of services.

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Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2014, May 19 – 24

April 25, 2014

Written by zuzana

A fascinating Italy yacht charter destination – Capri, positioned in the Gulf of Naples, represents a strategic balcony over the cobalt waters of the Mediterranean and one of the world’s most spectacular locations. Since 2005, this amazing venue has played a host to Rolex Capri Sailing Week, a yearly rendezvous for first-class yachts and sailors from all over the world. The traditional opener for Rolex’s Mediterranean yachting calendar will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 19-24 May, with an amazing programme, including one week of inshore and coastal sailing off Capri, as well as a testing offshore race.

Maxi yachts at the start of the first Coastal Race 2013 - Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo

Maxi yachts at the start of the first Coastal Race 2013 - Photo by Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

Competing yachts will be divided into three different classes: Mini Maxi (18.29m to 24.08m), Maxi (24.09m-30.5m) and TP52 (15.85m). For the Maxi fleet, action on the water starts on 19 May at 10:00 CEST with the emblematic ‘Volcano Race’, a 250 – 300-nautical mile offshore race to the volcanic Aeolian Islands and back. The TP52 fleet will make its debut on 20 May with the first in a series of inshore and coastal races. All the week’s winners will be announced on 24 May during the prize giving ceremony held at the Marina Grande.

Sailing yacht Caol Ila R, Overall Winner of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2013 - Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo

Sailing yacht Caol Ila R, Overall Winner of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2013 - Photo by Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

21 crews from 11 countries have so far registered to take part including 12 Maxis and nine TP52s. The Maxi fleet will range from the 30.5m/100ft Slovenian superyacht Esimit Europa 2, campaigned by Igor Simcic, down to the 18.57m Italian entry Good Job Guys. Esimit Europa 2 won monohull line honours at the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race and is the current race record holder at the Giraglia Rolex Cup. The competitive TP52 fleet comprises experienced teams such as Michele Galli’s B2, overall winner of the Rolex Middle Sea Race 2013.

Superyacht Esimit Europa 2 - Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo

Superyacht Esimit Europa 2 - Photo by Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

The Rolex Capri Sailing Week is organised by the International Maxi Association in collaboration with the Yacht Club Capri.

La Canzone del Mare is the venue for the Rolex Dinner Party - Photo by Rolex Kurt Arrigo

La Canzone del Mare is the venue for the Rolex Dinner Party - Photo by Rolex/Kurt Arrigo

While the action on the water is guaranteed, the 2014 Rolex Capri Sailing Week also promises an inviting programme of activities ashore in the idyllic environment of Capri. Full details are provided below:

EVENT PROGRAMME

Sunday, 18 May
09:00-18:00 Registration, Measurement and Inspection
18:00 Competitors Briefing

Monday, 19 May
10:00 Maxis: Offshore ‘Volcano’ Race

Tuesday, 20 May
12:00 TP52: Windward/Leeward Races

Wednesday, 21 May
12:00 TP52: Windward/Leeward Races

Thursday, 22 May
12:00  Maxis: Coastal or Windward/Leeward Race
12:00  TP52: Coastal Race

Friday, 23 May
12:00  Maxis: Coastal or Windward/Leeward Race
12:00  TP52: Windward/Leeward Races

Saturday, 24 May
12:00  Maxis: Coastal or Windward/Leeward Race
12:00  TP52: Windward/Leeward Races
18:00  Prize giving – Marina Grande

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Antibes Yacht Show 2014: Day 1

April 24, 2014

Written by zuzana

This year’s eagerly awaited Antibes Yacht Show opened its doors yesterday, on Wednesday, April 23, in Antibes, French Riviera, providing an ideal place for crews to gather before heading off on summer cruises. This year signalled a change of management for the eight year old event and heralded a decision to allow yacht manufacturers to attend for the very first time.

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It has to be said that builders were thin on the ground and only Azimut really showed up, with Pendennis and Royal Huisman putting in an appearance, but heavily promoting their refit capabilities.

Overall the show did seem a bit quieter than usual with less exhibitors from the main stream yacht services, and more local ‘trade fair’ types occupying the few tents on the dock.

What also has to be taken into consideration is the proximity in timing of AYS to Italy’s Genoa Charter Show and also the relatively new, but most definitely burgeoning Palma Superyacht Show in Mallorca, which starts just four days after Antibes closes its doors on 26th April. This means three large yacht shows all in the same two week period, so logically something has to suffer.

The opening day of the 2014 Antibes Yacht Show  was greeted, with clear blue skies overhead, a pleasant breeze and temperatures nudging the low 20’s C when a small crowd gathered to see the mayor of Juan-les-Pins cut the tape and declare the show officially open.

It was a great day for dock walking and taking in the sights of  well prepared shiny yachts, all waiting for new owners or charterers to fall in love with them.

One thing that AYS  demonstrates is that a lot of good value, solidly built and well maintained boats are available in the market at fair value prices without potential buyers having to delve into new builds.

One example at the show and being very actively being promoted in the luxury charter market was the Azimut 110 charter yacht Avella. The locally based charterers ‘Mover & Shaker’ have worked with the owner to get this 1991 built yacht in pristine condition with the benefit of complete refit last year.

Avella - Running profile

Avella - Running profile

The original Azimut build quality and ongoing professional care shines through and presents a very luxuriously appointed year round, Western Med charter yacht Avella for up to 8 guests, with  master and VIP double cabins, and deep warm interior wood finishes that really appeal.

As another example, but this time a ‘seriously for sale’ super sailing yacht is the 147ft charter yacht Mari Cha III exhibited in a prime position on her own individual quay by Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokers.

Mari Cha II superyacht - dining

Mari Cha II superyacht - dining

This one really justifies her ‘superyacht of distinction’ tag!

Designed by Philippe Briand and John Munford and built by Sensation Yachts in 1997. This is an award-winning and record-breaking yacht which was originally conceived as a hybrid high performance cruiser, with a lavish interior so that her owner could enjoy fast, comfortable and safe cruising whilst entertaining his guests in style and luxury.

To this day she is regarded as one of the fastest ´super sailors´ afloat and still turns heads at any anchorage with her sleek hull and huge ketch rig.

For those with deep enough pockets, at just under $13 million USD superyacht Mari Cha III is a fine example of superbly maintained quality and distinction which can be purchased at well below new build prices in today’s market.

The Antibes Yacht Show continues until Saturday 26th April, and is also running its usual daily program of Captains Lounge technical/commercial seminars alongside the show.

Altogether around 100 yachts and exhibitors are participating at AYS so there is more than enough  of interest to occupy a full day.

Article supplied by BYM News and YachtMedia
Peter R. Franklin
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Oyster Yachts to attend Palma Superyacht Show 2014

April 24, 2014

Written by zuzana

From April 30 to May 4, Oyster Yachts will be attending the 2nd edition of the Palma Superyacht Show. This year, the yard will be showcasing for sale the very well presented Oyster 82/09 sailing yacht Dama de Noche.

Oyster Yachts Palma during the 2013 regatta

Oyster Yachts Palma during the 2013 regatta

The show, specifically for larger yachts, and built out of the con-current Palma Boat Show for smaller craft, is gathering quite a momentum with a 50% increase in exhibits among which superyacht Dama de Noche will be a significant draw.

With in-mast cutter configuration and five-cabin, ten-berth plan in a crisp maple and pale leather interior, the Rob Humphreys designed luxury yacht Dama de Noche was completed in 2008 with a particularly well detailed specification. Construction is to MCA Cat 2, so she’s ready for luxury yacht charter, too, although to date her fastidious owner has kept Dama de Noche purely for private use. She’s in meticulous condition and won the 2013 Concourse d’Elegance award at last year’s Oyster Palma Regatta.

With Oyster’s ongoing investment in Palma and customer services there now offering owners the Western Med convenience of full charter, brokerage, new boat sales, service and refit, the team is set shortly to move into brand new offices at Locales 6-7, Edificio Moll Vell, Muelle Viejo S/N, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, directly overlooking the Superyacht Show in the Old Port.

Meantime, and in conjunction with expert advice at the show, Jamie Collins and the Oyster teams from Palma, UK and Germany will be on hand for accompanied viewings also of an interesting roster of other pre-owned Oysters available locally, including:

Spirit of Montpelier 72/02 – 2005 (Palma – Port de Mallorca)
Matelot Moon 66/07 – 2002 (Palma – RCNP)
Blue Horizon 655/15 – 2010 (Palma – Naviera Balear)
Rock Oyster 56/39 – 2004 (Palma – Port de Mallorca)
Olanta 56/14 – 2000 (Palma – Naviera Balear)
Blue Bayou 54/04 – 2009 (Palma – Club de Mar)
Janus of London 53/36 – 2003 (Palma – Naviera Balear)
Aleda LD43/11 – 2008 (Alcudia)

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Registration for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014 to close on May 4

April 23, 2014

Written by zuzana

Registration for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta will close on 4th May 2014 and the organizers are delighted to welcome a spectacular fleet of sailing yachts to the 2014 edition.

Images by Jeff Brown and Superyacht Media

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta - Images by Jeff Brown and Superyacht Media

The event, which takes place 3 – 7 June, boasts a competitive fleet of sailing superyachts set to take to the start line for four days of racing on the glistening emerald waters of La Maddalena archipelago, off Porto Cervo. With 25 entries confirmed, six of which built by the event’s Silver Sponsor, Southern Wind Shipyard, a limited number of berths remain and owners yet to register are encouraged to do so as soon as possible to secure their place in the fleet. The Notice of Race and registration form are available to download from the event website.

Confirmed entries for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014

Confirmed entries for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2014

Established in 2008, the annual Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta has become a firm favourite on the superyacht racing calendar, renowned for kicking off the Mediterranean racing season in style. Set against Sardinia’s spectacular coastline, the regatta is recognized for an elegant and diverse social programme and high performance racing in equal measure.

Pictures by Jeff Brown and Superyacht Media

Pictures by Jeff Brown and Superyacht Media

Boat International Media together with the world renowned Yacht Club Costa Smeralda provides participants with the highest level of superyacht race management, idyllic sailing conditions, unrivalled hospitality services and a first-class programme of social events.

Porto Cervo's famed Piazza Azzurra plays host to a variety of social events throughout the regatta

Porto Cervo's famed Piazza Azzurra plays host to a variety of social events throughout the regatta

Glamorous Porto Cervo delivers the perfect backdrop as superyacht owners are invited to enjoy the Loro Piana Owners Dinner at the YCCS Clubhouse, whilst all guests are set to attend a stylish welcome cocktail, an exquisite gala dinner and a beach party which takes place on the island’s pure white sands. The event culminates in a final prize-giving ceremony in Porto Cervo’s prestigious Piazza Azzurra which brings together owners and their skilled race crew.

The event welcomes sailing yachts with an LOA over 80ft. Registration is recommended without delay to secure a place in the fleet and berth at YCCS Marina.

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Marina Port Vell enjoying brisk yachting activity

April 23, 2014

Written by zuzana

Marina Port Vell (MPV), positioned in the glamorous Spain yacht charter destination – Barcelona and set to become one of the world’s most elite superyacht destinations and the pre-eminent home port in the Mediterranean, is enjoying busy yachting activity as its eagerly awaited quays were opened for spring and summer superyacht visits and long-term berth sales are in full swing.

Two Lürssen Superyachts at Marina Port Vell - April 5 2014

Two Lürssen Superyachts at Marina Port Vell - April 5 2014

Débuting a few weeks ago, Amels and Feadship yachts visited the newly-open 430m Spanish Quay. On a recent sunny afternoon in April two Lürssen superyachts graced the Port: at 88m and 124m, these amazing yachts are the epitome of German technical and artistic prowess.

“Whether for home port or a visit to the vibrant Catalan city of Barcelona, Marina Port Vell has berths to 120m for sale and lease and countless yachting activities, day sails, owner, captain and crew amenities,” says Marcel Brekelmans, MPV’s Managing Director. “It’s important to note that our long-term berth sales are fully underway as ultimately there is limited availability of permanent port space. We’ve completed Spanish Quay, Diposit Quay, Sota Muralla Quay and Pontoons A and B. Those who take berths now will enjoy the final touches to ‘The Gallery’—the hub for visiting yachts and crews—and Sèsam Restaurant,” he remarks.

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The most beautiful superyachts to be displayed at Antibes Yacht Show 2014

April 18, 2014

Written by zuzana

Set to open its doors next week, on Wednesday, April 23, this year’s Antibes Yacht Show will once again feature a wide range of beautiful superyachts, measuring from 20m up. The show will be hosted by Port Vauban, positioned in the popular Mediterranean yacht charter destination – Antibes in the South of France, which represents the center of the European yachting business, the homeport of plenty of luxury yachts and as such the best place for a yachting event.

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The most beautiful yachts on display at upcoming Antibes Yacht Show 2014:

M/Y ANEDIGMI

Originally launched by the respected Dutch shipyard Oceanco in 1993, the 49,5-metre superyacht ANEDIGMI (ex Altavida) was completely renewed and refitted in 2009. Her beautiful interiors by Delogu Architetti can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests in 5 elegant cabins.

Superyacht Anedigmi (ex Altavida) - Image by Oceanco

Superyacht Anedigmi (ex Altavida) – Image by Oceanco

M/Y SWEET DOLL
Built by the premier Dutch manufacturer Heesen in 2003, the 47-metre luxury yacht SWEET DOLL underwent a major refit in 2007, which  included many improvements and modifications, such as the integration of a spa pool and sun beds at flybridge instead of the Helideck. Featuring naval architecture and design by Diaship Studio, she can easily sleep up to 12 guests and 9 crew members.

Luxury yacht Sweet Doll - Image by Heesen Yachts

Luxury yacht Sweet Doll – Image by Heesen Yachts

M/Y PROJECT 12
Belonging to the Akhir range, the almost 47-metre superyacht PROJECT 12 is a superb high performance vessel, built by the well known Italian shipyard Cantieri di Pisa to a design by bespoke Carlo Galeazzi in 2012. Her lovely interiors by Mark Berryman offer comfortable accommodation to 14 guests in total.

Project 12 yacht by Cantieri di Pisa

Project 12 yacht by Cantieri di Pisa

S/Y MARI CHA III
Built by Sensation Yachts to a design by Philippe Briand and John Munford in 1997, the 45-metre sailing yacht MARI CHA III is a legendary performance ketch, boasting a beautiful traditionally styled interior with rich woodwork. Deluxe accommodation is provided to up to 8 guests in 4 magnificent and elegant cabins.

M/Y DEVOCEAN
A 37-metre Sunseeker launched in 2008, the 37-metre motor yacht DEVOCEAN (ex Tickled Pink) is a fun, dynamic and superb vessel, boasting a navy blue hull and an unmistakeable touch of fashion and style. Accommodation is offered to 10-11 guests in 5 beautifully appointed staterooms.

M/Y MOLIVER
Sunseeker 105 luxury yacht MOLIVER is a sleek and sporty 2004 vessel, which effortlessly combines style and sophistication with power and performance. Her spacious interiors can comfortably sleep up to 8 guests in 4 generous cabins. Moreover, she provides an extensive array of water toys, to name but a few: two stand-up jet skis, one three-seater jet bike, a banana, ringo, waterskis, as well as wakeboard.

Yacht MOLIVER -  Cruising

Yacht MOLIVER - Cruising

M/Y AVELLA
Luxurious and comfortable superyacht AVELLA is a 33,5-metre Azimut 110 vessel, launched in 1991 and refitted in 2013. Providing elegant accommodation to up to 10 guests, she exudes comfort throughout, spaciousness and classic elegance.

Avella - Running profile

Avella - Running profile

M/Y ANTARAH
Launched by Fipa Group in 2011, the 27-metre motor yacht ANTARAH is a lovely Maiora 27 craft, boasting sporty yet simple and refined lines. Featuring a beautiful white hull which amplifies the feeling of luminosity and lightness, this striking vessel provides deluxe accommodation in 4 well appointed cabins.

Maiora 27 Superyacht Antarah

Maiora 27 Superyacht Antarah

To be held from April 23 to 26, the 2014 Antibes Yacht Show will host such outstanding luxury yacht builders as Azimut Benetti, Riva, Ferretti, Pershing, Drettmann Yachts and many others, as well as Refit companies, to name but a few: Heinen & Hopman, Cramm Yachting Systems, Radio Zeeland, Huisfit by Royal Huisman, Monaco Marine and Pendennis Shipyard.

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Italy’s Marina di Loano inaugurates new Superyacht Area

April 18, 2014

Written by zuzana

Nestled in the fabulous Italy yacht charter destination – Liguria, Marina di Loano, owned by Gruppo Unipol, revealed a new Superyacht Area yesterday, on April 17, 2014, confirming its position as European and Mediterranean yachting hub. The Area has been built with cutting edge technology and can accommodate recreational vessels measuring from 55 to 77 metres (180-250ft). More than 100 guests participated in the inauguration, comprising local authorities, superyacht brokers, captains and owners from Italy and abroad, local entrepreneurs, as well as national and international media.

Marina in Loano - Italy - Superyacht Area

Marina in Loano - Italy - Superyacht Area

Gianluca Santi, President of Marina di Loano, said of the new development: “Through the new Superyacht Area, Marina di Loano consolidates its leadership position in the world of European and international yachting, becoming a benchmark in the large yacht segment. At the same time the Marina offers the whole territory of Western Liguria additional opportunities in terms of accommodation capacity ensuring a positive impact on local tourism”.

According to the latest figures released by Federagenti, the National Maritime Broker and Agent Federation in Italy, the global fleet of yachts over 30 metres (90 feet) will continue to grow steadily in the medium to long term (2015-2032). The figures also demonstrate that the Mediterranean is the destination of choice for 74% of recreational vessels operating in the international charter market and that Italy is the world leader in orders of pleasure craft (36%). In the report Federagenti also states that since 2012, new orders in shipyards that buildyachts of over 30 metres are on the rise having declined between 2009 and 2010.

Thanks to a new mooring plan, Marina di Loano boasts more than 800 berths reserved to vessels ranging between 6 and 25 metres and a total of 32 berths dedicated to recreational yachts measuring up to 77 metres (250 feet), of which seven are in the Superyacht Area.

Marina di Loano - New Superyacht Area

Marina di Loano - New Superyacht Area

“Our aim was to create a dedicated area on floating pontoons that on one hand would assure the strength and efficiency of a fixed pier and that on the other would offer the flexibility of a floating dock,” explained Marco Cornacchia, Director of Marina di Loano. “This was a challenge from a design point of view as we wanted to make sure that the walkways would aesthetically fit inwith the existing curving fixed pier: the floating quay is 122 metres long and 3,5 metres wide. Finally we had to take into account the significant size of the yachts we were going to be accommodating and the interaction with the three finger pontoons. These are up to 77 metres long and 2,8 metres wide and areanchored to a floating dock, which also has the function of service pier”.

Marina Di Loano inaugurates new Superyacht Area

Marina Di Loano inaugurates new Superyacht Area

The mooring system is anchored by 24 steel poles, 14 metres high and with a diameter of 810 mmthat have been driven into the harbour bed up to half their length. Two of the leading companies in the design and construction of this kind of complex structure took part in the project: Interprogetti, an Italian engineering company specialised in maritime and environmental work, and Bellingham Marine, an American company and global leader in building marinas, that specialises in the construction of floating docks.

Marina Di Loano unveils new Superyacht Area

Marina Di Loano unveils new Superyacht Area

All areas of operation and mooring have a five-metre (17ft) draft and every berth is equipped with IPS Service System columns that include drinking water and electrical power hook-up with free energy up to 400 amperes. Wi-Fi Internet, video surveillance and a fire alarm system are available in the entire area.

Marina di Loano also offers its guests a truly unique experience at the Yacht Club Marina di Loano, which includes nine suites, three meeting rooms, three lounge-bars, a restaurant and a solarium with an outdoor pool,which in the summertime is complemented by the Marina Beach on the east coast. The Amico Loano Shipyard as well as many opportunities that the area offers in terms of diving, tennis, golf clubs and cultural and gastronomic itineraries represent additional advantages for yachtsmen and women who choose to make Marina di Loano their home port.

Marina di Loano in numbers:

State land grant: 60 years
Total land grant area: 356,000 square metres
Total water surface area: 330,000 square metres

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