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China and Turkey Pick Up Slack in Marina Building

The world is getting bigger, not smaller, for the adventurous cruising sailor. While the traditional sailing world is still recovering from the global financial crisis, China has announced the building of yet another sizable marina and Turkey has announced that … Continue reading

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Lyman-Morse Opens Service Yard in Panama

Anyone who knows Cabot Lyman is familiar with his appreciation and love of the San Blas Islands and surrounding area. After all his trips to the area, it’s official: Lyman-Morse’s Maine-based operations now have a southern cousin. Located in Shelter … Continue reading

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IMBC Names Top Three Marinas

Looking for the best marinas in the U.S.? Three marinas were recognized for excellence at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference in Orlando, FL last week. Bridge Marina on Lake Hopatcong, NJ, was named ValvTect Marina of the Year. The … Continue reading

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Expanded Marina Plans for Porto Montenegro

You’ll soon have more options for marinas and repairs in the Adriatic. Porto Montenegro Marina has plans to expand its mooring capacity with the construction of 270 berths for yachts up to 328 ft. in length. Located in Bay of … Continue reading

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GA Marina Needs New Owners as of Dec. 27

Just in case there’s anyone on your holiday gift list who might like a new marina in his or her stocking… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District announced that the lease for Little River Marina and Family Resort … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Newest Marina Opens with Capacity for 1,000 Boats

Mersin Marina, the largest marina in Turkey’s east Mediterranean shores, was inaugurated by Turkish Transportation Minister Binali Yıldırım in the southern province of Mersin on Saturday. Yıldırım said that Mersin would be Turkey’s gate to Caucasus, Middle East and Africa. … Continue reading

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Western France Marina Set to Add Many More Services for Pleasure Yachts

France’s Arcachon Marina has big expansion plans. Perhaps they know something about the world economy that we don’t. The new buildings are intended to attract new businesses to west France’s second biggest pleasure port. An investment estimated to be worth … Continue reading

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Long Awaited New Marina Opens in Western Australia

This marina sure was a long time in the making. Let’s hope the “If you build it, they will come” theory takes effect. A new AUS$42m waterfront development in Western Australia has opened. The project, conceived 30 years ago to … Continue reading

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Former Trump Marina in Atlantic City to be Revitalized

We might not be cruising in super-yachts, but it’s always good to know where we can find a decent marina. The 640-slip marina opposite the new Golden Nugget casino — formerly Trump Marina Hotel Casino — is undergoing a thorough … Continue reading

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Marina Papagayo and IGY Join Forces

If you’re looking for a little luxury on your next cruise, this may be a good spot for a stop. IGY Marinas announced the addition of Marina Papagayo to its global network of premier yachting destinations. Marina Papagayo, located on … Continue reading

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New Marina Slated for Panama

Panama is about to get a whole lot more appealing as a cruising stopover and destination. Visiting cruisers often bypass Panama, or get out of there as quickly as possible once through the Canal, because of the lack of support … Continue reading

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Conanicut Marine Leads by Example as a “Green” Marina

If you are searching for an eco-friendly marina in RI, look no further than Conanicut Marine Services in Jamestown. Since 1974, when Bill Munger purchased the marina–well-ahead of when others even considered being eco-friendly–he has been committed to ensuring that … Continue reading

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New Marina Opens in Virgin Gorda

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Marina (YCCS Marina) was inaugurated last week in North Sound, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. The marina is owned by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Victor International. A statement noted that the facility is designed … Continue reading

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Camper & Nicholsons Pulls Out of Egypt

Marina operator Camper & Nicholsons has suspended its management of its Red Sea marina in the light of the recent political unrest in the Middle East. C&N, which also operates marinas in Turkey, Italy, Malta and Grenada, has handed back … Continue reading

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New Superyacht Marina Slated for Riviera, FL

Plans for a new megayacht center, valued at $45 million, was announced last Friday. Rybovich owner Wayne Huizenga, Jr. said that his company plans to develop the new superyacht service center in Riviera Beach, Florida. The company had previously sought … Continue reading

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