Dubai Creek Marina offers new opportunity to berth yachts
Thursday, 5 August 2010
Dubai Creek Marina, Dubai’s leading full service marina situated on the banks of the stunning Dubai Creek, has announced new opportunities for vessels of up to 165 feet to berth at their world-class facility.
Open to all boat owners, the award winning marina at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, currently has limited spaces amongst its capacity of 121 berths, offering an unrivalled service for all ‘lovers of leisure at sea’, complete with a well stocked chandlery, workshop and boat repair yard.
As Marina Manager, Stuart Burke, explained, berthing at the Dubai Creek Marina offers absolutely everything a boat owner could possible need in a convenient and beautiful setting; “Dubai Creek Marina offers more than a home for boats in a central location; Dubai Creek Marina is a living community designed specifically for yachting enthusiasts. It is actually very rare for berths to become available at Dubai Creek but it is an exciting time and we look forward to welcoming new vessels.”
For those berthing at the superb facility at the heart of Dubai’s waterfront, exclusive family membership of the Dubai Creek Club Golf and Yacht Club is included. This membership enables full access and use of a wide range of luxury amenities from the gym, pool and numerous quality restaurants of the clubhouse, to special discounts benefits in all food and beverage outlets, the Chandlery and boat yard.
The on-site chandlery, fully equipped workshop and boat repair yard are just some of the unique features available in a single location to those berthing at the Dubai Creek, giving boat owners’ peace of mind so they can relax and make the most of enjoying the simple pleasure of getting out on water with friends and family. Beyond supplying electricity and water with each mooring, which is included within berthing rates for boats under 100 ft, berthing comes complete with a staffed fuel dock station, 24 hour security, standby emergency repair services and docking assistance 7 days a week, Burke explained that the boat yard provides an unrivalled service in the region, recognised for its quality and convenience;
“As the first marina in Dubai to be ISO Certified, the high standards with Dubai Creek Marina are very well known. This mark of quality is evident across every aspect of the Marina especially within the boat yard which is staffed with fully trained and qualified team of marine engineers, electricians and boat handlers. So no matter whether berthed or being repaired your vessel is in the hands of experts.”
Complete with slipway and 50 ton capacity Marine Travelift, the boat yard lying adjacent to the marina berths, offers a full range of mechanical, electrical and hull work, undertaken either ashore or afloat, including; diesel and petrol engine repairs, structural fibreglass and cosmetic gelcoat repair and professional painting application to name a few.
In addition also positioned alongside the berths, the chandlery is stocked with the latest fishing tackle, bait, marine and maintenance supplies and hardware as well as providing special order service on request with a turnaround in less than two weeks in most cases.
Managed by Dubai Golf, through direct parent company wasl, a subsidiary of Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC), Dubai Creek Marina has berthing rates for an annual fee starting Dhs 60 per foot/month for boats 30ft and under, rising to Dhs 100 per foot/month for boats 60ft and over, offering a very competitive berthing option within a friendly yachting community.