ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove in Singapore has accomplished its S$7 million (about US$5.2 million) marina reconfiguration undertaking. All new and relocated superyacht berths at the moment are stern-to in entrance of the clubhouse, offering a spectacular view for members, company and guests.
Whereas preserving the entire variety of berths at 272, the brand new structure will increase the berths for 80ft-plus superyachts from 15 to 33 and will increase the general linear footage of yachts moored inside the marina. Moreover, the marina has a brand new channel with a minimal depth of 4.5m and might accommodate yachts as much as 220ft (67m), whereas different adjustments embrace the relocation of Boaters’ Bar, Singapore’s solely floating marina bar.
Arthur Tay, Chairman and CEO of SUTL Enterprise, which owns the ONE°15 Marina model, stated: “ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove is effectively on its technique to changing into the area’s primary superyacht pit cease. One of many principal aims of the reconfiguration was to cater for the projected pattern of accelerating yacht sizes by considerably extending our marina’s berthing flexibility.”
The marina contains brand-new pontoons designed in Singapore and manufactured in France, in addition to state-of-the-art service pedestals fabricated from marine-grade anodised aluminium by Rolec Providers within the UK. Different new options embrace a fuel-management cellular software, distant meter studying and automatic billing companies.
ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove has been established amongst Asia’s best because it was inaugurated in 2007, when it secured 5 Gold Anchor certification, and in June 2019 it grew to become Singapore’s first non-public marina to have a Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) facility. Nevertheless, Tay stated the reconfiguration was essential as yacht sizes and desires had considerably modified.
“Our earlier marina infrastructure had been pushed manner past its authentic design parameters, given the pattern of accelerating yacht sizes and minimal energy necessities over the previous decade,” Tay stated.
“With the marina experiencing near full occupancy all yr spherical, the reconfiguration undertaking has been a difficult feat to tug off but a obligatory one for us to supply larger comfort to our current prospects and sustain with market calls for.”
GROWING THE BRAND
As ONE°15 Marina’s first and flagship property, Sentosa Cove units the benchmark for the model round Asia and even globally, as the corporate operates the ONE°15 Marina Brooklyn in New York.
In Malaysia, throughout the Johor Strait from northwest Singapore, the model operates ONE°15 Marina Puteri Harbour, which presents twin membership with the ONE°15 Estuari Sports activities Centre that opened final October. An ongoing redevelopment of a earlier facility within the Iskandar Puteri waterfront, Puteri Harbour features a public marina with 76 berths together with three for superyachts.
In the meantime, development continues on Puteri Harbour’s non-public marina, which is able to function 207 berths and 11 superyacht berths. The adjoining marina is scheduled to open in 2023 together with a clubhouse, resort rooms, ballroom, restaurant, floating bar, convention and assembly rooms, a spa and health centre.
Additionally near Singapore, ONE°15 Marina Nirup Island in Indonesia is scheduled to open in 2022. Positioned on a non-public island simply 8nm south of Sentosa, the marina can have 70 berths together with for superyachts, a clubhouse and sea sports activities centre, plus fuelling and bunkering companies.
The marina may also profit from neighbouring a five-star resort that includes resort rooms, villas and water villas, managed by Accor’s M Gallery Resort Assortment.
ONE°15 Marina’s different initiatives in Indonesia embrace the Indonesia Navy Membership managed by ONE°15 Marina, which relies in Pantai Mutiara, an unique waterfront district in north Jakarta dealing with the Thousand Islands archipelago.
Extra just lately, ONE15 Administration & Technical Providers, an SUTL Enterprise subsidiary, started a consultancy undertaking in Bali, offering a marina-feasibility examine and advisory companies to PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III, a state-owned enterprise working and managing 43 ports in seven provinces. In addition to evaluating the suitability of the realm for creating marinas, the undertaking will embrace assessing Bali as a possible website for a brand new ONE°15 Marina.
The model additionally operates in China, the place its portfolio contains the 158-berth ONE°15 Marina Logan Cove Zhongshan close to Hong Kong, whereas upcoming developments embrace the 140-berth Taihu Worldwide Marina managed by ONE°15 Marina, located on Lake Tai in Suzhou, west of Shanghai.
“We’re very excited in regards to the growth of our iconic ONE°15 Marina model,” Tay stated. “To develop our community, we’ve adopted a two-pronged technique. The primary is to hunt alternatives to seek the advice of on marinas being developed, with the top purpose of placing our model on them and managing them. On the identical time, we need to purchase established marinas that we will rework and rebrand.
“With the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, we anticipate trade situations to stay difficult. Nevertheless, we’re cautiously optimistic in regards to the return of tourism and financial progress as Covid-19 restrictions are regularly lifted and vaccination programmes are carried out worldwide.”
Singapore’s home-grown locations should not spectacular however they’re handy, whereas the town is an efficient place to begin for longer charters into Malaysia and Indonesia.