IGY Marinas Announces the Completion of its Major Dredging Project in St. Maarten
Company’s Yacht Club at Isle de Sol Now Accommodate Vessels at a Maximum Draft of 17.5 Feet
Fort Lauderdale, Fl. – December 20, 2016 – IGY Marinas today announced that the dredging project at Yacht Club at Isle de Sol is complete. The investment in St. Maarten allows the marina to offer its world class service and facility to a wider class of superyachts with drafts of up to 17.5 feet.
“IGY Marinas is excited to see Yacht Club at Isle de Sol’s dredging project come to fruition just in time for peak season in the Caribbean,” said Tom Mukamal, CEO of IGY Marinas. “This investment provides several benefits for both the marina and St. Maarten, as it will allow deeper draft vessels to visit St. Maarten for the first time. It is also consistent with our track record of capital investment in our portfolio to maximize the value of our infrastructure for our customers and stakeholders.”
The completed upgrades enhances Yacht Club at Isle de Sol’s ability to better serve sailing yachts competing in several internationally-known regattas in the northeastern Caribbean. Competitions include the Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, as well as the Bucket Regatta and Les Voiles in St. Barths.
A 5-Gold Anchor award-winning marina destination, Yacht Club at Isle de Sol houses 40 megayacht berths on a private island, with the ability to accommodate vessels in excess of 300 feet in length. The marina also boasts an incredible line-up of amenities, including yacht side parking; full 24-hour gated security under the ISPS international coding; newly remodeled fitness center; tennis courts; recently updated swimming pool and IGY Marinas’ island-inspired restaurant concept, Fat Turtle and more. Guests can also enjoy multiple shopping, entertainment, and waterfront dining options in very close proximity to the facility.
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About IGY Marinas
Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL, IGY Marinas is the largest international marina company in the world and a leading point of contact for vessels in the western hemisphere. The company’s network includes 15 marinas operating in 7 countries (United States, Colombia, Mexico, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Panama, and Turks & Caicos); more than 8,000 unique vessels serviced annually and approximately 100,000 customers each year. With over 2,000 slips under management, IGY Marinas caters to a variety of markets including, sportfish, cruise, sail, and megayacht. With more than 300 slips accommodating vessels over 80 feet, IGY Marinas is also home port to some of the world’s largest yachts.
IGY Marinas additionally has one of the world’s leading large vessel support networks, IGY Anchor Club Strategic Partners, encompassing an array of services ranging from provisioning to crew training and health and maritime travel. IGY Marinas also hosts top international sailing, fishing and nautical-related events, making its marinas highly sought ‐ after maritime activity destinations. With a passion for giving back on a global scale, the company supports its marinas twice a year as part of its “Inspire Giving through You” philanthropy project.
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