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MARINAWORLD@20 with three marinas, the biggest of which was to have 400 berths. Update to 2020: Porto Arabia is now claimed to be the biggest marina basin in the Middle East and supports 900 vessels ranging in size up to 60m (197ft). It has four distinct marinas including superyacht facilities. Marina D, the final stage, was completed in October 2017. The marina has been managed by Ronautica Middle East since design and concept stage. • A two-phase development overlooking the Gulf of Oman near the Seeb International Airport, Al Mouj (The Wave) Muscat is one of Oman’s top tourism and seafront residential projects to date. Al Mouj Marina, at the core of the development, is a 5 Gold Anchor marina offering 132 berths to 40m (131ft). • Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi, the flagship of a portfolio of marinas originally planned by Aldar Marinas, opened with global media coverage in November 2009 when it took centre stage at the Yas Marina Circuit for the Formula 1 Grand Prix finale. Yas has yearround capacity for vessels of 15-66m (49-217ft) within its trackside basin, and visiting superyachts can moor up at an additional 400m (1,310ft) pontoon. The floating concrete pontoon system – built by Septech Emirates using a Bellingham Marine system – is equipped as standard with a customised higher spec Now entering an extra phase, Portland Marina in Dorset – which opened in summer 2009 – was the largest single marina to be built in the UK for 15 years. version of Rolec’s Seawave pedestal and customised Megamaster units at superyacht moorings. A Rolec Berthmaster control and monitoring system was installed to integrate with Pacsoft marina management software. Update to 2020: Yas Marina currently has 227 wet berths and superyacht visitor berths up to 175m (574ft). • Featuring a series of lagoons, artificial islands, a 300-berth tourist port and a host of residential moorings, Ayla Oasis in Aqaba, southern Jordan is a sprawling luxury competitor to Red Sea destinations such as Sharm El Sheik and Hurghada. Project managed by Applied Technology & Management, the marina has 7,000m² (75,300ft²) of Ingemar floating pontoons and fingers, creating berths of 10-35m (33-115ft). • English Point Marina in the historic Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi is a spectacular sight at night with its dazzling array of coloured lights. city of Mombassa, Kenya became the first purpose-built marina on the east coast of Africa when it opened in 2013. Intended as the centrepiece of a luxury resort, the marina – built by Walcon with Maricer service pedestals – has 45 berths up to 47m (154ft). • The first phase of Durrat Marina, scheduled to be the largest in Bahrain, was completed in 2013 as part of the Durrat Al Bahrain resort complex in Durrat, about an hour’s drive from the capital Manama. Created across a cluster of 11 islands, the resort boasts a huge variety of residences, leisure facilities and retail outlets. The marina, built by Poralu with Rolec service pedestals, currently has 100 berths up to 26m (85ft) and is positioned within a spectacular lagoon. • Sochi Grand Marina in Sochi on the Russian Black Sea coast was completed in late 2013 in time to host visiting boats for the 22 nd Winter Olympics. SF Marina designed and built the 250-berth full-service marina – the biggest in the south of Russia. Marinetek SPB of St Petersburg designed and built 180m (590ft) of superyacht mooring. • Saha Al-Ahmad Sea City, a 25 year project to create a new city in the desert of Kuwait is one of the greatest building visions to have emerged in the Middle East over the past 20 years. Featuring 200km (120mi) of new coastline and a system of canals and lagoons excavated out of the sands, – September/October 2020 25

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