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and Seaflex teams also, meanwhile, worked together to deliver 500-berth Ece Saray Marina in Fethiye, nearly 160km (100mi) away. The marina, like Yalikavak, is part of a resort. Update to 2020: Yalikavak Marina has 620 berths and can accommodate yachts up to 40m (131ft). • Lush greenery, rolling hills and private vineyards surround the picturesque sheltered harbour that became home to Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece in 2003. The first-phase 200-berth floating system was built and installed by Marinetek. Update to 2020: With 315 berths, Porto Carras is the largest marina in northern Greece. • Open in 2002 but well-occupied and 80% complete by 2004, Grand Harbour Marina in Malta breathed new life into run-down historic Dockyard Creek opposite Valetta. Owners, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, commissioned a marina of 220-230 berths with 33 superyacht berths from Troikka Marine (a joint venture between Marinetek and Intermarine). The concrete pontoons were moored by Seaflex and installed with Plus power pedestals. Update to 2020: Grand Harbour Marina now has 50 berths of 24-100m (82- 330ft) and luxury onshore facilities. • When Port Fòrum opened near Barcelona, Spain in 2005 it not only offered a much-needed superyacht berthing boost in the Mediterranean but incorporated the biggest covered drystack in Europe, with capacity Replacing a cluster of swing moorings, Marina Saint-Cast-le-Guildo in Brittany, France is a thriving nautical hub. for 300 boats. Bellingham Marine built the floating concrete pontoon system – for 199 boats – including four alongside berths for vessels of up to 80m (262ft) and also built the drystack. Boats are stacked four or five high (to fit the sloping roof restriction) and manoeuvred using a Wiggins forklift. Rolec services supplied service pedestals and pump-out. Update to 2020: Port Fòrum has the largest drystack in Catalonia, operating 365 days a year with total capacity for 245 vessels up to 10m (33ft) and jet skis. • Well-protected, 400-berth Marina Kühlungsborn opened in 2004 with SF Marina pontoon berths for leisure boats, fishing vessels, passenger boats and rescue vessels. Kühlungsborn is a major Baltic seaside resort in the north of eastern Germany. • Port-Médoc, the first new coastal marina in France for a decade, opened MARINAWORLD@20 Marina d’Arechi on the Italian Amalfi Coast has become a yachting icon and was completed at the end of 2016 despite the impact of the global financial crisis. in summer 2005. The marina took 22 months to build and was designed to be a recreational yachting hub with extensive landside facilities. Around 320 of its 800 berths were leased by opening time and plans were mooted to boost berths to 1,200 if demand dictated. Update to 2020: Part of the Port Adhoc network, the marina now has 950 deep water moorings. • Work started towards the end of 2005 on Marina di Cala del Sole in Licata on the south coast of the Italian island of Sicily. Plans were in place for 1,560 full service berths, with phase one of 350 to be operational by mid-2007, along with residential property, hotel, leisure and retail facilities. Update to 2020: Marina di Cala del Sole has 394 berths up to 70m (230ft) surrounded by green spaces, shops, entertainment areas and a residential village. • When Orikum Marina opened in 2006/07 in the beautiful Dukat Bay of Valona, it was the first marina in Albania to have over 100 berths. Developed alongside apartments and restaurants, the marina offers 250 berths at an A&C Trade & Marinas floating pontoon system with Rolec dockside pedestals. • Hot on the heels of completion of Viareggio Marina, the Azimut-Benetti Group opened a second marina in Italy – Marina di Varazze, Liguria – in June 2006. Striking for its curves – a quayside shaped to follow the bend of the coastline and three piers with – September/October 2020 29

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