Premier unveils Noss on Dart plans
UK: Premier Marinas is set to submit plans for the development of Noss on Dart Marina. The £75 million proposed investment in the site will be one of the largest infrastructure investments in the Dartmouth area for decades.
All-weather slips added at Bear Lake
USA: Oklahoma-based marina company Meeco Sullivan has completed a second phase redevelopment at Bear Lake State Park Marina in Garden City, Utah. ...
Green light for Kennedy Point
NEW ZEALAND: Kennedy Point Boatharbour Ltd has been given the go-ahead to build a 186-berth floating marina at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay, Waiheke Island. An independent panel of five commissioners delegated by Auckland Council granted the project resource consent in May after a week-long hearing in early April. ...
Taking to the water
by Carol Fulford
Bordering Russia to the east, Latvia to the south and with a northern coastline looking across the Gulf of Finland to Helsinki, Estonia has a rich and varied heritage and plenty of space within its 45,227km² (17,462mi²) mainland and island borders for a population of just 1.3 million. A battleground over several centuries for Denmark, Germany, Russia, Sweden and Poland, and conquered by Danes, Germans, Russians and Swedes not necessarily in that order and often more than once, Estonia won independence ‘in perpetuity’ in February 1920 under The Tartu Peace Treaty only to discover that ‘perpetuity’ didn’t after all last forever. ...
Temporary pontoons for America's Cup 35
When America’s Cup 35 (AC35) kicked off on 26th May this year, the sailing world was watching. Sarah Devlin talks with Structurmarine and the America’s Cup Bermuda CEO to learn about the intricate story behind the berths specifically built out for this year’s event. ...
Waterfront points the way at The Wharf
by Robert Wilkes
It’s a familiar story around the world. The once bustling waterfront, the city’s gateway to the world, was a tableau of sailing ships awaiting the tide. Then railroads and later automobiles turned the focus inland. The waterfront became a forgotten quarter of night clubs and bars surrounded by oily water and foul air. ...