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2021 September October Marina World

The magazine for the marina industry

WORLD NEWS Residential

WORLD NEWS Residential marina project sets new standards PERU: San Marino, a new marina and waterfront project near Paracas Bay, a two-hour drive from Lima, is under construction. Conceived as a modern marina and property development, San Marino is a sharp contrast with traditional yacht clubs in a region that typically suffers from limited and aging infrastructure. The development executive team is led by Gonzalo Barandiarán, general manager and partner of Park Office, and comprises architect, Ricardo Martín de Rossi, senior partner of Pragma Arquitectos, and Fernando Bertie (commercial management). The team has extensive experience in the development of the most relevant property projects in Peru and is supported by other partners specialising in property development. The San Marino master plan was designed by EDSA and marina consulting experts ATM. Studies have shown that registrations of vessels over 40ft (12m) in length have grown over the last ten years only in response to berth supply. This Further expansion into Europe SPAIN: Brunswick-owned Freedom Boat Club has bought Fanautic Club, one of the largest boat clubs in Europe with 23 locations in major coastal cities and tourist centres across Spain. The acquisition accelerates Freedom’s growth in Europe and marks the third European country to be home to Freedom Boat Club locations, following France and the UK. “Spain is one of the great boating destinations in Europe and we are thrilled for the opportunity to serve the members of Fanautic Club and continue our growth across coastal Spain,” said Jason Worthy, vice president of Boating Services EMEA. “Expanding our presence across tier one European markets is consistent new high-quality marina is expected to support the growth of boating along the Pacific coast of South America. Offering 120 slips, the project includes a central marina basin, surrounded by residential units and club amenities, as well as two canals. The property offering includes seafront and with the aggressive shared-access growth plans that our leadership team outlined during Brunswick’s recent Investor Day presentation.” Of the 23 locations, six will be owned and operated as corporate locations and 17 will continue to be franchisee owned and operated. Fanautic Club currently serves more than 600 members and continues to grow in popularity as more consumers are introduced to the on-water lifestyle through the convenient shared access boating model. lakefront condominiums, beachfront homes, and canal homes with private docks. Beachfront residences have access to private docks on waterfront parks along the coastal canal and larger slips available in the marina. Suntex buys Faro Blanco USA: Suntex Marina Investors has purchased the Faro Blanco Marina in Marathon in the Florida Quays. It was the company’s first acquisition within its new partnership with Centerbridge Capital and Resilient Capital Partners. A first-class 74-slip marina set alongside a resort, Faro Blanco offers safety, privacy, entertainment, activities and multiple boating services. Guests have access to the resort-owned restaurant and benefit from a setting with magnificent sunsets and expansive views. “The Suntex team is so excited to add such an iconic destination to our premier network of marina assets,” said Bryan Redmond, Suntex Marinas founder and president. 16 www.marinaworld.com – September/October 2021

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