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2016 November December Marina World

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WORLD NEWS Artist’s impression of the berthing arrangement at Caroline Bay Marina. Marinetek builds megayacht marina for America’s Cup site BERMUDA: When the 35 th America’s Cup fleet arrives in Bermuda, a new destination resort and marina with accommodation for 23 visiting megayachts and a basin for smaller vessels will be open to visitors eager to follow the action. Caroline Bay Marina in the Caroline Bay resort development at Morgan’s Point will be the hub of a new luxury residential community designed by SB Architects as a ‘contemporary interpretation of British Colonial architecture’. It will feature landscaped low to mid-rise waterfront homes and a 79-room Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel with spa and luxury restaurants. Built on the site of a former US naval base, the resort is now poised to play its part in rebranding Bermuda as a luxury destination. “We are very excited about the marina coming together in time for next year’s America’s Cup event. We will be able to offer yachtsmen visiting Bermuda for the races, or any time for that matter, a magnificent location in the Great Sound where the races are being held,” said Craig Christensen, president and CEO of Morgan’s Point Ltd, the developer of Caroline Bay. “It was our intention to ensure that we had a marina suitable for the type of luxury boats that we will be attracting to Bermuda during this very exciting sporting event.” Designed by waterfront specialists Edgewater Resources, working closely with Marinetek North America, Caroline Bay Marina will offer quality berths for visiting vessels. It will be managed in luxury style by the on-site Ritz-Carlton, which will give buyers an opportunity to purchase one of 83 coveted berths. “Caroline Bay Marina will provide state of the art, full-service mooring during the America’s Cup event and beyond,” noted Ron Schults PE, CEO of Edgewater Resources. “Marinetek 5300BRK breakwaters were selected for the project to mitigate southeasterly waves and provide a safe and Marina World Suppliers & Services New edition: MWS&S 2017/2018 If your company information was not listed in the 2016/2017 edition of MWS&S and you are a provider of equipment and/or services to marinas, we invite you to complete a FREE OF CHARGE company profile. Entries can be submitted using the online form at www.marinaworld.com. Companies with listings in MWS&S 2016/2017 will receive direct contact in the coming weeks regarding their entries and do not need to re-enter information. comfortable mooring achievement within the marina. We are honoured to be involved with such a world class facility.” The breakwater pontoons selected for the turnkey project have side keels to maximise wave attenuation. They offer a total of 2,070ft (630.5m) of outer pontoon space to accommodate megayachts up to 250ft (76m) in a mix of alongside and stern-to positions. The breakwaters also provide interior mooring for smaller vessels and safeguard a further slip arrangement for vessels of 40-80ft (12-24m) in length built using a Marinetek aluminium pontoon system. This system is anchored by steel pipe piles and features concrete floats and ipe hardwood decking. “All mooring has been designed to meet appropriate hurricane loading regulations,” confirmed Richard Murray PE, managing director of Marinetek North America, Inc. Marinetek Group chairman and CEO, Ilkka Seppälä, commented: “It is always a privilege to build marinas that will play a part in prestigious race events and Marinetek rises to the challenge of the tight time frames that are often in place for such events. Our multi-local supply chain and project execution capabilities are the keys to a smooth delivery in a remote location.” www.marinaworld.com - November/December 2016 9

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