Superyacht Stampede at Gibraltar’s Ocean Village
Ros Astengo, Business and Development Manager at the Ocean Village Pier Office, comments, “ We had 33 metre Suakin, 43 metre Calliope, 55 metre Turquoise, 56.5 metre Hampshire, 60 metre Sea Pearl and mammoth 61.5 metre Solemar all at anchor in our marina this week. Literally tens of millions of pounds worth of luxury. Ocean Village continues to be their marina of choice as Gibraltar’s fuel is tax-free, up to 40% cheaper than neighbouring Spain, our berth rates start from £3.50 per metre per day for boats of this size and of course it makes strategic sense. Geographically, Gibraltar is at the confluence of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic – a familiar British stop off for the megayacht ‘milk run’. Ocean Village has no competition.”
Off the water, Ocean Village has plenty to entertain and occupy visiting crews. The Marina offers retail therapy with fashion boutiques and liquor stores (and an all-important chandlery), hospitality heaven with everything from Irish pubs to authentic Indian cuisine as well as nightclubs and Gibraltar’s only combined casino, bingo club and sports betting zone. A Health Club is also on-hand for maintaining that body beautiful.
As a recent innovation, the retailers and restaurants in Ocean Village marina have launched a special “Premier Card” offering discounts in the various waterside establishments. Marina users will get their own day version of the Premier Card which will entitle them to all of the standard advantages alongside additional discounts from the Hire-U-Shop and Sheppard’s Chandlery.
For further information on booking a berth at Ocean Village marina or indeed obtaining an Ocean Village Premier Card visit www.oceanvillage.gi.
for further press information or photography please contact Sarah Drane
on 00 34 607 564 726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Ocean Village - Gibraltar's Ocean Village is fast-gathering a reputation for being the rising star in the superyacht arena and is now competing with the most established marinas across the Mediterranean.
Located on the west side of Gibraltar, Ocean Village is the most sheltered marina in the region with close-up views of Africa some 14km across the Straits. As the ‘gateway to the Mediterranean’, it provides a base for sailing across the Atlantic or exploring the marinas and beaches which populate the North African, Spanish and Portuguese coastlines.
Aside from geography, the Rock itself has obvious appeal to yacht owners. Gibraltar has Cat 1 Red Ensign Group status, EU membership and is the most important ship refuelling point in the Mediterranean thanks to cut-price fuel. It also has a favourable system of taxation (including no VAT), a no surprises legal system based on the UK and pound sterling as its currency.
Tel: + 350 20040048
Fax: + 350 20040068
Leisure Island, Business Centre
PO Box 685
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Superyacht Stampede at Gibraltar’s Ocean Village here
News-ID: 200990 • Views: 1799
More Releases from Purple Cake Factory SL
New Online System Speeds Up Yacht Immigration Process in Gibraltar
This week Gibraltar launches ASYCUDA (Automated System for Customs Data) which will slash check-in times for yacht captains by half. The web-based procedure replaces outdated paper immigration systems and brings Gibraltar in line with major European ports of entry. Karl Bisset, Harbour Master for Gibraltar’s Ocean Village Marina and Marina Bay, comments, “This project is a great step forward for immigration in Gibraltar as firstly, captains can do much of
Wealthy Cash Buyers Dominate Ibiza Property Market
This month saw the launch of the all-new Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty website and, with 70% of listings priced in excess of 1.5 million euros, it captures perfectly the current trends within the White Isle’s property market. Amanda Martí, Director of the Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty office, comments, “Remarkably, given obvious global economic conditions, this winter was one of our busiest on record with the bulk of buyers looking for a
Anglo Pacific Delivers Liquid Refreshment for London’s “Homelanz” Festival
On Saturday 16 June West London’s Boston Manor Park played host to thousands of expats from the southern hemisphere as they soaked up the music, food and culture of their mother countries at “Homelanz”. International removals company Anglo Pacific was on hand to deliver the liquid refreshments and sponsor the festival for the second year running. Bianca Robinson, Baggage Manager for Anglo Pacific, comments, “Last year Homelanz was held in
Retirement Leads to Change of Trade Shipping Manager for Anglo Pacific
At the age of 68 and after eight years with Anglo Pacific International Plc, Trade Shipping Manager Jack Dorrington has finally succumbed to retirement. A well-known figurehead in the industry, Jack will be sorely missed as he passes the baton onto his successor, Teresa Connolly. Joining the Company in 2003, Jack brought a wealth of removals experience with him from stints with Pickfords and TEAM Relocations
More Releases for Ocean
Ocean Freight Forwarding Market 2018
Global Ocean Freight Forwarding Market provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Ocean Freight Forwarding Market analysis is provided for the international Industry including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the Ocean Freight Forwarding
At the UN Ocean Conference: a call for an intergovernmental panel on ocean gover …
New York - The recent U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement has increased the urgency to protect the world's oceans and its resources even more. A recent announcement at the UN this week on a new initiative and funding commitments by the Nippon Foundation may help. Ever since records were kept from the late 18th century, atmospheric CO2 levels have risen almost 40% with average global temperatures up
Ocean Village Backs Earth Hour 2011
At 8.30pm on Saturday 26 March, Ocean Village will be joining one billion people in 4,600 cities across 130 countries around the globe in the big Earth Hour switch-off. Aside from minimal essential lighting, the Resort will be plunged into darkness as a bold reminder that we can take personal responsibility for the future of the planet we live on. Brian Stevendale, Business and Development Director for Ocean Village, comments,
Find Ocean Sailing Schedules for more than 30 Ocean Freight Carriers
Huntington Beach, California – January 31, 2011 – Logistics Portal, the logistics industry best website for freight and supply chain information covering air, ocean, intermodal, rail, and trucking, has recently added ocean carrier sailing schedules for more than 30 ocean freight carriers serving cargo shipping ports around the world. The Logistics Portal is making it easier for shippers, freight forwarders, NVOCCs, and supply chain coordinators to access ocean carrier sailing schedules.
Oceana Puts ‘the Ocean’ Online
Washington, DC – Today, Oceana launched a new website which features, for the first time, online information and photos from leading reference publisher DK Publishing. Oceana.org’s new “Explore the Oceans” section offers comprehensive information about everything under the sea from sea lions to sea whips. “The blue whale, the largest animal that ever lived on the planet, lives in our oceans right now,” said Andrew F. Sharpless, CEO of
Etihad Holidays implements OCEAN from ISO
Etihad Holidays, a business unit of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has selected ISO Travel Solutions to help simplify and automate its selling processes. The Abu Dhabi-based airline’s growing holidays division has implemented “OCEAN” – the tour operator IT solution suite from ISO. After a comprehensive tender in 2007, ISO was awarded the contract to supply the ISO solution. Etihad Holidays can now offer its