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Pier Sixty-Six Marina’s Megayacht Capacity Rises

The nearly 50-year-old Pier Sixty-Six Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is wrapping up a renovation that has added berths and a number of improvements. Pier Sixty-Six Marina, located at the Hyatt hotel near Port Everglades, has been a favored tie-up spot for megayachts for many years. It’s also a vital part of the annual Fort […]

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Montenegro’s Dukley Marina Joins 1782 Club

Dukley Marina Montenegro

The 1782 Club of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has a new member. It’s Dukley Marina, in Budva, Montenegro. The 1782 Club was formed a few months ago. It groups together marinas primarily in the Mediterranean and Caribbean under a cross-promotional umbrella. (Additional marinas in emerging markets are in discussion.) The properties further benefit from Camper […]

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The Marina at Atlantis to Join Marriott

The Marina at Atlantis Paradise Island

Bahamas-based Atlantis will become a Marriott property this fall. The ocean-themed resort includes The Marina at Atlantis, among the top facilities for large yachts in The Bahamas. The Marina at Atlantis has 63 megayacht slips. It can accommodate power and sail projects alike to 240 feet (73 meters). There’s unrestricted mast-height access for sailing yachts. […]

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Marina Port Vell Seasonal Packages Available


With Marina Port Vell’s transformation nearly complete, the Barcelona-based destination is offering discounts to transient megayachts through the summer and for the winter. Marina Port Vell’s renovation began in late 2011. It was an existing marina from 1992, acquired to become a home base for megayachts in the Mediterranean. Of course, seasonal slips were also […]

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IMS Shipyard to Handle 100 Megayachts for Refit


International Marine Services Shipyard, a.k.a. IMS Shipyard, has a new 30-year lease that will permit a major expansion. The refit yard is gaining abundant space to raise its megayacht berthing capacity from 20 to 100. Based in Toulon, France, IMS Shipyard has a 25-year history of focusing on yachts from 66 to 164 feet (20 […]

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