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Marina Port Vell, the leading superyacht marina in the cosmopolitan Catalan city of Barcelona, has continued to welcome superyachts throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Stringent safety measures and new protocols have allowed Marina Port Vell to provide a comfortable haven for yachts so that guests can continue to enjoy the thrills of Barcelona and the surrounding cruising grounds.
It’s a quiet day in Barcelona when we take the tour of M/Y Solo. Marina Port Vell is recovering from the MYBA Show; as are the Captains and crew of the world’s most impressive charter yachts which line the docks. We embark, invited into the spaces of Tankoa’s latest delivery: spaces that are designed to impress.
As June approaches, the West Mediterranean becomes an increasingly popular destination for superyachts kicking off their summer season in style. And with a plethora of idyllic seaside towns, cultural hotspots and some of the richest civilisations the world’s coasts have to offer, it is not difficult to see why. We prepared the ultimate luxury yachting guide for the West Mediterranean, to ensure that our readers make the absolute most of everything this beautiful region has to offer.
We are joined by the General Manager of <a href="http://www.superyachts.com/tags/OneOcean%20Port%20Vell">OneOcean Port Vell</a>, Ignacio Erroz, who shares the secrets of how he revolutionised the Barcelona marina to make it into a charter hotspot.
With a growing focus on Spain - be it through new events, luxury destinations or chartering new grounds this season - we honour the upcoming ‘Superyacht Show’ in Barcelona by taking a look at the key points of the region bringing yachts back to the waters time and time again.
When it comes to a destination boom in the world of charter, Spain has stolen the spotlight. Boasting a demanding growth of yacht traffic, One Ocean Port Vell confirms Barcelona's place as a prime yachting hub of the Mediterranean. Joined by Paul Cook, General Manager of One Ocean Port Vell, we discuss some of the key agendas in working together with neighbouring Marinas, new investments, and their boasting success of MYBA.
The growth of Barcelona as a superyacht capital has been proven today after OneOcean Port Vell announced its acquisition by QInvest LLC, Qatar’s leading investment bank.
The lifestyle of luxury yachting is continually being innovated and improved, with numerous initiatives emerging to make cruising the world's waters as easy a taking a dip. We take a look into the latest development making life on the water in Spain easier and more enjoyable thanks to a new collaboration between OneOcean Port Vell and Sovren Ibiza.
Since the global spotlight landed on Barcelona, charter registrations in Spain have increased 31.7% in the space of one year, with 50% of those charters cruising Catalan and Balearic waters; according to superyacht hub OneOcean Port Vell. An icon of superyacht activity for 2016-17; we take a closer look at Barcelona, the surrounding cruising grounds and the events set to bring superyacht owners and charterers to the city this summer.
The sale of the largest berth in the Mediterranean simultaneously marked a new era for luxury yachting in Spain and a rise in demand for cutting-edge facilities in Barcelona. We spoke to Sales Director Nizar Taji about the rise of superyacht arrivals in the capital.
Just a few short days after the sale of their largest berth yet, we had the pleasure of speaking with General Manager at OneOcean Port Vell, Paul Cook, to discuss the monumental sale of a 160m superyacht home, which offers a prime position on Barcelona’s glistening Spanish Quay.
Spain arrived on the radar for superyacht owners and industry players in 2016 as laws surrounding charter began to relax and the infrastructure of superyacht marinas in Barcelona and across the coast exemplified the growth of the region.