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SUPERYACHT FACILITIES Sanctuary Cove Marina offers long term superyacht berthing amidst a wealth of onsite amenities. Partnership delivers marina and yard benefits The Boat Works (TBW) and Sanctuary Cove Marina, two of the most sophisticated superyacht destinations on Australia’s Gold Coast, have formed a special partnership to offer an array of benefits to boat owners. The move follows a million redevelopment at Sanctuary Cove Marina and the February 2020 opening of The Boat Works’ 0 million superyacht yard. Aligning with the Queensland Government’s Superyacht Strategy, aimed at developing south east Queensland into the key superyacht hub in the Asia Pacific region, both riverfront facilities offer five-star resort amenities and concierge-style services for permanent and visiting boaters. With the new agreement in place, berth holders at Sanctuary Cove have access to special offers and incentives from TBW, including antifouling, inspections, servicing and shed/ hardstand hire, evaluations and vessel management. TBW will collect vessels from the marina for valet, annual maintenance etc. Visiting captains and crew can, meanwhile, enjoy the exceptional amenities at the marina, which include golf, fitness Steve Sammes (left) of Sanctuary Cove and Shane Subichin, The Boat Works, have developed a ‘value add’ partnership for customers. club/gym, pool, salon, restaurants, bars and boutiques. Sanctuary Cove is the ideal longterm berthing option accommodating 300 vessels with a dedicated long-term superyacht berths option for vessels over 24m (79ft) and up to 65m (213ft) in length. The Boat Works occupies 55 acres (21.8ha) and comprises worldclass shipyard facilities and amenities for boats up to 50m (164ft). “We see the partnership as a terrific ‘value add’ for our customers while their boats are here for yard time,” says TBW’s general manager Shane Subichin. Steve Sammes, general manager at Sanctuary Cove Marina is equally positive. “We are excited to have The Boat Works partnering with us as a Gold Sponsor,” he comments. “Our services, combined with our relationship, mean that vessel owners can enjoy a holistic experience in one convenient location. The relationship further reinforces the synergy of our customer service offerings afforded by both unique facilities.” ‘Best in the Aegean’ IC Cesme Marina, established by IC Holding and Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, has been voted ‘Best Superyacht Marina of the Aegean’ in the 2020 Acrew superyacht business awards. A jury of 50 people made the nomination and Acrew’s network of over 15,000 captains and crew members were invited to vote. Cesme Marina general manager, Can Akaltan, receiving the award on behalf of the team in December 2020, commented: “As Turkey’s most award-winning marina, we are so proud and grateful to have won a new accolade this year! 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, but this award has added great morale and motivation for our marina, customers and staff. Welcoming in the New Year, we will continue to maintain our title as the Aegean’s best superyacht marina without compromising on our outstanding levels of service, customer support and facilities, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay for everyone.” 26 – January/February 2021

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