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2022 May June Marina world

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PRODUCTS, SERVICES & PEOPLE Index to Advertisers ASAR/GCM Safe Harbour Drystacks, USA 39 Aqua superPower, UK 52 Bellingham Marine, USA 7, 9 & 11 Bluewater Marine & Dock, USA 42 Capria Sponsored Feature, Argentina 16 & 17 Conolift by Kropf Industrial, Canada 32 DrySta, Spain 42 DualDocker, Austria 10 EcoPile, USA 41 Flovac, Spain 55 GH Cranes & Components, Spain 36 Gigieffe, Italy 46 Golden Manufacturing, USA 14 IMCI, Belgium 36 Ingemar, Italy 12 Inland & Coastal Marina Systems, UK & Ireland 37 Inmare, Italy 50 Lindley, Portugal 24 Marina Master by IRM, Slovenia 52 Marina Projects, UK 56 MARINAGo by Scribble Software, USA 34 Marinetek, Finland 4 Marex, Croatia 42 Martini Marinas, Italy 18 METSTRADE 2022, Netherlands 22 Monaco Smart & Sustainable Marina, Monaco 24 Nautipark, France 49 Pacsoft, New Zealand 36 PierPump by Vogelsang, Germany 8 Plus Marine, Italy 32 Rolec, UK 45 Ronautica, Spain 46 Roodberg - a brand of Frisian Industries, Netherlands 47 SF Marina System, Sweden 2 Schenzen Horizon Marina Co, China 30 Seaflex, Sweden 6 Seijsener, Netherlands 50 Superior Group, Australia 50 ThruFlow, Canada 30 Twinwood by Soprefa, Portugal 52 Walcon Marine, UK 27 Wiggins Lift Co, USA 18 Phase two pier in place The second of three new piers with back walkways has been installed at Hartford Marina in the UK as part of Tingdene Marinas’ aim to expand the site to offer 225 berths for motorboats and narrow boats of up to 20m (66ft) in length. Built using Walcon’s System 2000 aluminium-framed pontoons, the walkway is 145m (476ft) long. The finger pontoons will be delivered by Walcon over time as bookings are taken. The piling and installation was undertaken by Irvings Piling. Tingdene acquired the marina in 2016 and Walcon undertook the initial phase of its regeneration. This saw the first pier go in, together with a back walkway for three of the four piers. Thereafter, in line with their new business model, the upgrade will continue with the rolling removal of old pontoons and the installation of new piers in response to demand. Tingdene specialises in inland marinas and, since it was formed in 2004, has acquired ten marinas spread across central eastern and southern England, investing in them up to the highest standards. For a recent acquisition, Broadlands Marina in Suffolk, Walcon supplied a Carolyn Elder After 35 years of loyal service, marina director Carolyn Elder (left) has passed the day-to-day management of Largs Yacht Haven across to Dave Hewitt (right). Elder joined Largs Yacht Haven in 1987, helping Yacht Havens Group develop the site from initial proposals into a thriving boating community on the west coast of Scotland. Largs Yacht Haven is now Scotland’s largest marina, home to over 700 berths and supporting 100 full time jobs. During her three decades, Elder took on a number of additional roles locally to drive marine tourism and trade for the Ayrshire area. She was president of the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce, and worked with yacht clubs and classes to develop Largs Yacht Haven as a host to national and international sailing events. She is also part of the local committee which manages the Largs Regatta Festival and Fife Regatta. “It’s been an honour to have managed Largs Yacht Haven for so complete package of pontoons and fittings required to create an 88m (289ft) back walkway and three piers with finger pontoons, capable of providing an additional 54 berths for leisure craft up to 12m (39ft) in length. In recent years, it has also worked with Tingdene on upgrading Racecourse Marina in Windsor, Berkshire, and Pyrford Marina in Surrey. www.walconmarine.com many years. I’m so grateful that the Kalis family (owners of Yacht Havens Group) entrusted me with developing it and I’m so proud of what we’ve been able to achieve together,” she said. Elder remains a Yacht Havens Group director, taking on a new role providing operational support to the group’s nine marinas in the UK and the Netherlands, and spending more time on her 8.5m (28ft) sailing yacht. 54 www.marinaworld.com – May/June 2022

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