06 October 2020, UAE: Gulf Craft is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Dubai Harbour’s marina operator, D-Marin, to mark the marina’s first-ever yachts to enter its premises. The superyacht Majesty 120 and next-generation Oryx 379 both sailed into Dubai Harbour Marina where they were berthed for the very first time.
Commenting on this inspiring event, Acting Chief Executive Officer Abeer Alshaali said “We are proud to be part of Dubai’s much-anticipated landmark, the Dubai Harbour. This addition to the Emirates’ waterfront leads the way for great economic growth both in Tourism and Real Estate as Dubai adds yacht and boat enthusiasts to the ever-growing list of visitors. The increased berth spaces for large size yachts highly benefits owners across the GCC.
By showcasing our recently launched Majesty 120 and second edition Oryx 379 cruiser in the marina, we’ve highlighted the level of luxury yachts Made in the UAE are able to achieve. We believe Dubai Harbour Marina will be a valuable partner for the local boat building industry and will play a large role in the boating community.”
Dubai Harbour Marina will be the most sophisticated of its kind in the Middle East, offering 1,100 berths which will open over two phases – the greatest berth mix in the world – for yachts up to 160 metres in length. Operated by luxury marina group D-Marin Dubai, the Marina will be a yachting hub with a curated mix of restaurants, a world-class crew club, independent fuel pumps, crew facility, a helipad and more.
Selcuk Balci, Managing Director at D-Marin Dubai and Dubai Harbour’s marina operator, said: “We are excited to welcome the first yachts into Dubai Harbour Marina. The marina will strengthen Dubai’s status as a modern maritime hub for yacht owners and captains to maritime businesses in need of a strategic logistics location. With the marina’s extensive facilities and world-class services, we are looking forward to operating the largest leisure maritime destination in the Middle East.”