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July August 2019 Marina World

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MARINA REFURBISHMENT flows, requires each visitor berth to be carefully allocated. The Beaulieu River has been protected by four centuries of custodianship by the forebears of Lord Montagu and it makes an important contribution to the sustainability of the Beaulieu Estate. As custodian, the Estate was keen to ensure opportunities were identified to mitigate for the increased marina footprint. This includes dedicated no-anchoring and no-berthing zones in the most sensitive areas, a new wash-down facility and pump-out. Future-proofing and reusing existing equipment with care are key factors when tackling refurbishment projects. “Reconfiguring the pontoon system, for example, needs detailed planning around an operational marina to ensure equipment can be reused in the correct phase of the redevelopment,” Ward explains. “Our response is to prepare a comprehensive plan and pontoon reuse schedule.” “The logistics and operational interface of working with an active customer base is also an essential Marina Projects has advised on how best to revise the marina’s floating berth arrangement. element to ensure smooth delivery, and this communication starts at the project planning stage to ensure the customer’s expectations can be managed,” he adds. Advice presented to BEL by Marina Projects received the “overwhelming support” of all key stakeholders. Work will be conducted over consecutive winter periods. Phase one will complete by winter 2019/20 and phase two is programmed to complete in April 2021. * The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) awards recognise the best of over 160 Gold Anchor accredited marinas around the globe. Boaters vote for their favourite marina based on quality of facilities and services. www.marinaworld.com - July/August 2019 25

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