Perfectly positioned for some of the world's best cruising, the Marina d’Arechi can be found in the charming town of Salerno in southern Italy. A unique gateway to the Amalfi Coast - including popular yachting hotspots such as Positano, Ravello and Isle of Capri - this new, 1,000 berth marina is the largest of its kind and has already made a name for itself for both the exceptional customer service offered to visitors, and its excellent location for unforgettable day-trips at the nearby UNESCO world heritage sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum.
Indeed, the Marina d’Arechi is rapidly becoming the go-to destination in the area for superyachts, with an explosion of visitors and berth bookings experienced by the marina in the summer of 2017. With so much interest, this resulted in an increase of 70% of tourists mooring compared to 2016. In particular, superyachts such as the 54.4- metre Rhea, the 32-9-metre F-100 and the 82-metre Graceful also made their presence felt at Marina d’Arechi last year.
This popularity is certainly no surprise, given the facilities available at the marina. The Marina d’Arechi offers an exceptional 1,000 berths accommodating sail and motor yachts from 10 to 100 metres, as well as a state-of-the-art yacht maintenance and repair facility, 340,000 square metres of water basin dedicated to boaters, 6.2 kilometres of berthing quays and 1,300 metres of breakwater to protect moored vessels. On site, the Marina d’Arechi also offers 24/7 mooring assistance and free wifi, with every berth enjoying access to state-of-the-art services, electricity and drinking water.
With exceptional customer care at the heart of everything Marina d’Arechi stand for, the marina achieved customer satisfaction rates of over 91% based on recent social media feedback and client questionnaires due to the care and attention they offer vessels and the courtesy and professionalism of their staff. As the Chairman of Marina d’Arechi, Agostino Gallozzi described, ‘“Marina d’Arechi is where an extraordinary group of men and women with vision, enthusiasm, passion, determination and a great deal of hard work have made the invisible, visible and the impossible, possible [...] bringing the future into the present”.
Notably, as well as upholding the usual formula of renting berths on an annual, seasonal, monthly or daily basis, Marina d’Arechi berths are also available to selected customers for the entire period of the concession (on an 80-year leasehold) at competitive prices. This real estate investment is financeable and is certain to increase in value, due to its position a forward-looking marina located at the heart of the gorgeous Mediterranean. Plus, in their latest ‘berth exchange’ offer, if you exchange your old berth for a new one at Marina d’Arechi, you will benefit from only 10% VAT instead of 22% on your mooring fees if you sign a contract before the end of January.
The Marina d’Arechi will also be exhibiting at both the upcoming London Boat Show and Düsseldorf Boat Show, with complimentary tickets available for interested visitors (subject to availability). To see the marina for yourself, take a tour around the Salerno site using this video:
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The SuperYacht Times iQ 2018 Report
Did you know that in 2017....
- 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
- 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
- 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
- 30% of the yachts under construction were available for sale
- 20% of the yachts were owned by clients from the USA