How to Avoid Wrong Choices for Marinas

Typical mistakes in providing facilities and services

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In spite of a long familiarity with Marina concepts, some typical mistakes often occur in design and operation of Yacht Harbours and Marinas. They can be classified into two main categories 1) Mistakes which affect the economical behaviour of Marina operation 2) Mistakes which make user to be unsatisfied In the first category we can include: Bad location of Marina Excess of costs in maritime works Too long time between ideation, financing and operation`s start of Marina Wrong choice of commercial activities inside the Harbour In the second one: Lack of primary facilities or their wrong location in the Harbour Bad wave climate in the Harbour`s basin Inadequate mooring system All these mistakes can be avoided with a good design and an efficient, economical and operational program.

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