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MARINAWORLD@20 tropical typhoons, and the first floating fuel dock in China. Update to 2020: China Resources Shimei Bay International Yacht Club has 213 berths up to 50m (164ft) and offers a wide variety of marine recreational schemes. • Camper & Nicholsons Marinas was contracted in 2010 to design and commission Sanya Serenity Marina in southern China for Luhuitou Tourism Development Co. Planned with 350 berths up to 50m (164ft), the marina was a Chinese stop-over in the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race. Built by Livart Marine of China in 2012, the facility has helped boost Sanya as a yachting and tourism destination. • The first new bayside marina in Victoria since St Kilda in 1969, Wyndham Harbour, located in Port Phillip Bay between Williamstown and Geelong, was designed to become the largest marina in the state and the second largest in Australia with an ultimate total of up to 1,000 wet berths and dry boat storage for a further 390 boats. When the first phase of 99 10- 30m (33-98ft) berths at a Bellingham Unifloat pontoon system was released in 2010 demand was high. Update to 2020: Wyndham now has 150 wet berths and DockPro floating PWC storage. • Johnson Property Group spent more than ten years planning and developing the luxury community at Trinity Point, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales and opened its first stage (88 berths) Palm Harbor Marina in West Palm Beach, Florida offers slips for vessels up to 250 feet (76m) and opened for business in March 2010. in June 2019. The lake is a scenic Australian destination with good boating waters and the marina basin offers mooring for vessels up to 30m (98ft). Bellingham Marine delivered the first phase and will complete a further 100 berths for phase two. • Ana Marina in Nha Trang on the south east coast of Vietnam is the country’s first full service marina and yacht club. Completed at the close of 2019, it offers berths to locals and visitors and also welcomes superyachts. Ultimately planned to accommodate 220 boats, its first phase offering has 100 berths up to 40m (131ft). Marinetek supplied all pontoon infrastructure and Plus Marine provided dockside pedestals. A Flovac vacuum wastewater system has been fitted. Orakei Marina in Okahu Bay, New Zealand opened in 2007 to boost berths in Auckland. AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN • Having opened in March 2000 with 270 slips, Ko Olina Marina in Oahu, Hawaii enjoyed a good first season and by March 2001 was poised for a second phase. The largest slips, at 60ft (18m), were the first to be leased out, prompting plans for larger berths for the future to complement existing side ties up to 200 feet (61m). Update to 2020: Ko Olina is a 344-slip marina with capacity for vessels up to 148 feet (45m). It has a 160ft (49m) floating fuel dock. • Island Global Yachting (IGY) opened its first luxury yacht development, Yacht Haven Grande (YHG) in the US Virgin Islands in March 2007. Aimed specifically at megayachts, it was planned, designed and engineered by Applied Technology & Management (ATM) to offer around 16,000 linear feet (4,877m) of dockage – sufficient for up to 150 yachts up to 350 feet (107m). Update to 2020: YHG is a port of entry offering 46 megayacht berths for vessels of maximum 660 feet (200m) set amidst dining, retail and other facilities. • Welcoming boats in 2008/09, Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, Costa Rica was an immediate hit with international customers due to its unprecedented level of quality and prime location along the Pacific coast of Central America. It is particularly popular with sport 20 – September/October 2020

MARINAWORLD@20 Redefining the standards for luxury yachting in the Caribbean Leeward Islands, Christophe Harbour opened in St Kitts in 2015. fishermen. Features include Bellingham concrete docks for vessels of 30-200ft (9-61m) in length, a cofferdam design breakwater, a full-service boatyard, a drystack and upscale boutique hotel and shops. Update to 2020: Marina Pez Vela has over 195 wet slips and can accommodate 40 vessels in its drystack. • Port Louis Marina, a groundbreaking new facility in the eastern Caribbean island of Grenada, was completed in two phases in 2009/10 for Camper & Nicholsons Marinas. The pontoon system, supplied by Marinetek and moored by Seaflex, delivered 170 berths for vessels up to 90m (295ft). Rolec supplied dockside services. In November 2019 – using the same suppliers – the marina opened a 90-berth extension, which included catamaran berths. • Set within a substantial 2,000 acre (809ha) resort, Puerto Los Cabos Marina in Los Cabos, Mexico, which was open and 50% complete for phase one in 2010, had plans to be the largest in the area with 500 slips up to 240ft (73m). In partnership with Marine Boat Works of San Diego, USA it also introduced the first drystack in the area, a two-boat-wide system served by a Wiggins Marina Bull Lopro, which entered service in 2007. Update to 2020: The marina currently has 230 slips in varying sizes and plans to expand to 400 slips and add a yacht club. • Palm Harbor became the newest marina in West Palm Beach, Florida The Marina at Puerto Los Cabos in Los Cabos, Mexico has several sub-basins designed for different boat groups and built the first drystack in the area. when it opened for business in March 2010. Built on the site of a commercial facility (Old City Docks), the million project was developed as a PPP by Chase Enterprises and the City of West Palm Beach. Docks were supplied by Marinetek North America to moor 200 boats up to megayacht size (50- 250ft/15-76m) and Eaton supplied customised dockside pedestals. • After opening in September 2010, Marina Santa Marta in Santa Marta on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia came under Island Global Yachting management. The marina has 256 berths of 25-132ft (8-40m), crew facilities, a helipad and is a port of entry. Its strategic position gives good access to both the Caribbean and the Panama Canal. • When visiting boats moored up at Placencia Marina on the Caribbean coast of Belize in 2014 they had access to all the luxury facilities, services and amenities of the extensive gated, waterfront Placencia resort. The marina is the only superyacht destination between the Mexican border and the island of Roatan. • The first phase of the centrepiece marina at the Christophe Harbour development on the southeast peninsula of St Kitts in the Caribbean Leeward Islands opened in 2015. Although small in slip numbers, at just 24, the fixed pier marina system was designed by ATM for vessels of 150- 220ft (46-67m) with capacity on the outer docks for megayachts as long as 300 feet (91m). Each slip has custombuilt Marina Electrical Equipment power pedestals. The plan was revised from an initial single phase concept of 300 slips for vessels of mixed sizes due to the 2007/08 global economic recession. • Located between Piers 4 and 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York Harbour, One°15 Brooklyn Marina was designed by Edgewater Resources in partnership with SUTL Group to bring community watersports to the heart of the city. The project featured – September/October 2020 21

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