News 10 October 2020
Gulf Craft announced its partnership with Dubai Harbour operator D-Marin, celebrating the first yacht ever to enter its premises. The superyacht Majesty 120 and the new generation Oryx 379 both entered the Dubai Harbour Marina.
Commenting on the event, Gulf Craft’s interim managing director, Abeer Alshaali said: “We are proud to finally be part of Dubai’s long-awaited landmark, the port of Dubai. This addition to the Emirates waterfront paves the way for great economic growth in both the tourism and real estate sectors as Dubai adds yacht and boat enthusiasts to the ever-growing list of visitors. The increase in mooring space for large yachts is to the benefit of owners throughout the GCC.
By showcasing our cruiser Majesty 120 and the Oryx 379 from the second edition, recently launched in the marina, we have highlighted the level that Made in the UAE luxury yachts are capable of achieving. We believe the Dubai Harbour Marina will be a valuable partner for the local yacht building industry and will play an important role in the nautical community.”
Dubai Harbour Marina
Dubai Harbour Marina will be the most sophisticated of its kind in the Middle East, with 1,100 berths that will open in two phases, for yachts up to 160 meters in length. Managed by the D-Marin Dubai luxury marina group, the Marina will be a nautical center with a well-kept mix of restaurants, a world-class crew club, independent fuel pumps, a crew facility, a heliport, and more.
Selcuk Balci, Managing Director of D-Marin Dubai and operator of the Dubai Marina, said: “We are thrilled to welcome the first yachts to the Dubai Harbour Marina. The marina will strengthen Dubai’s status as a modern maritime hub for yacht owners and captains of maritime enterprises. With its extensive facilities and world-class services, we are looking forward to operating the largest maritime leisure destination in the Middle East”.
(Majesty 120 is the first yacht to enter Dubai marina – Barchemagazine.com – October 2020)