IGY acquires Marina Di Portisco

Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas), the world’s only global superyacht marina company, and Transport S.A.S., a leading Sardinian business conglomerate, have acquired the long-term concession rights to Marina di Portisco. The marina, re-branded IGY Portisco Marina, is located in the popular cruising waters of Sardinia’s northeast coast, boasting 589 berths with 41 superyacht berths and the ability to accommodate vessels up to 90 meters (295′).

Barcelona is the new hotspot for billionaires and their superyachts

Barcelona has long been a hub for Spain’s ultra-rich. As reported in Knight Frank’s most recent Wealth Report, the Mediterranean city is home to over 108,225 high-net-worth individuals, of which 729 are ultra-high-net-worth with fortunes of over $30 million.

Marina Port Ibiza with IPM Group

With a change of concession and management, the former Ibiza Magna is now to be known as Marina Port Ibiza. The marina has become part of the IPM-IMG Group, joining the portfolio of nautical facilities to which Marina Ibiza also belongs.

Explore Greece as new cruising destination

When it comes to exploring the Eastern Mediterranean, we highly recommend to look at Greece as new cruising destination. A destination that blends historic grandiose with unspoiled landscapes, berthing your superyacht here is also nothing short of the dream.

Choosing the Right Berth for your Private Vessel or Charter Yacht

Direct Berth International Brokerage division is solely dedicated to the sale, rent and purchase of marina berths. By specialising in this niche market only, our knowledge and experience has led us to become a leading berth broker regardless of destinations. From small yachts to luxury superyachts, we deal with the best destinations of choice for the discerning yacht owner.

Barcelona’s Latest Marina exclusive & Top class services

To moor in Marina Vela is to do so in the most unique, state-of-the-art area of Barcelona. Beside the beach and very close to the city centre, it will become an outstanding hub for shopping and upscale services around the marina.In Marina Vela Barcelona we have 130 moorings available for craft from 12 metres in length with the most up-to-date infrastructures, exclusive top class services and the utmost privacy.

Marinas in Spain & Impact for Yachts during COVID-19

Marina procedures during COVID-19 are rapidly changing and requires a day to day monitoring. Miguel Angel Serra, partner at Albors Galiano Portales the specialist in this matter is keeping us up to date on the situation.

No new marina developments in the Balearic?

As part of its campaign to protect the marine environment, the Balearic government recently issued a decree stating that no new marina developments would be permitted for the foreseeable future. Having made an assessment of all of the marinas and protected marine areas in the Balearic Islands, and finding that it would be almost impossible to find a suitable location for a new marina, the government wishes to instead maximise the capacity of existing facilities.