Dubai Marina Yacht Club awarded for Innovation and Excellence in marina management

Published June 20th, 2010 - 05:31 GMT

Dubai Marina Yacht Club, owned and operated by Emaar Hospitality Group, won the "Innovation and Excellence" award in the Marine and Marina Management category at The World of Yachts Recognition Awards for Excellence 2010. The awards ceremony was held in Beirut, Lebanon on the sidelines of the 6th edition of the Beirut Boat Show 2010.

The jury, drawn from professionals in marine and yachting business globally, evaluated the latest and unique achievements of the nominees.

Mr. Phil Blake, Senior Marine Operations Manager, Dubai Marina Yacht Club said: "We are honoured to accept this recognition for the hard work the team has put into our popular cruising rally and event program of summer seminars and workshops. Combined with a simply superb location and choice of facilities, Dubai Marina Yacht Club's reputation has grown as the marina of choice for active boaters in the region."

Overlooking the picturesque Arabian Gulf, Dubai Marina Yacht Club assures guests a refreshingly different environment for marine activities. The Club's choice of dining options and modern business centre facilities are designed to meet the requirements of the corporate sector as well. Presently offering 435 berths across three marinas, Dubai Marina Yacht Club offers boaters a choice of individual marina settings to suit their tastes and preferences. By the end of 2010, the introduction of Mall Marina will increase the Club's marina portfolio to four, offering over 500 berths for yachts from 8m to 40m.

Athena Dubai, the 13-metre American-built Carver motor yacht hosts gatherings for business meetings, formal dining and al fresco parties. The yacht is furnished with up-to date technology including flexible power sources. With expansive interior accommodation, a shaded aft deck, solid hull and a dedicated crew, Athena Dubai ensures a smooth ride and plain sailing all the way.

F&B choices at the Club include 25º55º - a relaxing café bistro and Aquara restaurant, a seafood venue overlooking the marina.

The Dubai Marina Yacht Club also features a marine retail shopping arcade, international yacht sales and brokers' offices, and charter yachts. 

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