Attention all yachties and yacht related businesses. On Friday the 5th of August we will have 25 leading NZ Marine industry companies on display at the Denarau Yacht Club with John Martin from ICA conducting short seminars throughout the afternoon. Everyone is invited but please ensure that you RSVP to Paula – email@example.com
Fiji Times – Repeka Nasiko
Saturday, May 07, 2016
A NEW Yamaha Denarau Service Centre has been opened by Asco Motors at Port Denarau, providing easier access to boat engine services for shipping and boat owners at the marina.
Toyota Tsusho South Pacific Holdings Pty Ltd managing director Yoshiaki Kato said the new centre would ensure all their customers would be able to access their services at the marina.More
We had always said some day we would do it. That day had come, and Rob and I were on board our 38ft steel sloop, Il Silenzio, cruising the Fiji Islands and enjoying an idyllic island summer while most cruisers headed for the cooler waters around Australia and New Zealand, away from the hazards of the strong tropical weather systems. So much of what Fiji offered appealed to us—a warm climate, warm Polynesian welcome wherever we went, diverse sailing opportunities and an easy, relaxed pace of life, so the choice to stay through the summer was easy. But we knew we had to be prepared for cyclones.More
South Pacific nations band together as one cohesive superyacht destination.
Friday 26 June marked the official launch of South Pacific Superyachting.
South Pacific Superyachting sees Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia promote the region as one cohesive destination, in the way that the Mediterranean and Caribbean act as large cruising grounds beyond the borders of the nations that form them.
On Saturday the 16th of May 2015 the new Denarau Yacht Club and The Rhum-Ba were officially opened by His Excellency the President of Fiji, Sir Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. Officiating the proceedings in front of a packed house of government officials and distinguished guests, His Excellency commended the owners, Mr Mike Dennis and Mr Nigel Skeggs for their commitment to Fiji and the outstanding building that was a result of a lot of hard work and collaboration by various parties.
The Rhum-Ba and Denarau Yacht Club will be the premier Restaurant, Bar and social club not only in the Western Division of Fiji but in Fiji as a whole.
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Sunday May 10th 2015
Fiji’s growth as a yacht cruising destination has received a boost after Port Denarau Marina won the category of “International Marina of the Year” at the MIA Awards Dinner on the Gold Coast last Tuesday evening.
The awards were part of the Marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition which was held on the Gold Coast from the 3rd to the 5th of May 2015.
The MIA (Marina Industries Association) is the peak industry body for the marina industries in Australia, Asia and the Pacific regions and is dedicated to the needs of marina owners and operators of berthing, mooring, storage and slipway/workshop facilities connected to sailing, cruising and general boating.
The competition for the MIA Awards was the strongest ever and a record number of entries had been received internationally. Port Denarau Marina headed out the other finalists in this category of Port Montenegro in Europe, Albany Marina in the Bahamas and Westhaven Marina in Auckland, NZ.More
By John Ross – Fiji Sun 11 April 2015
Two vessels have sailed from Port Denarau Marina heading for Vanuatu with cyclone aid. They are part of a relief effort being co-ordinated from Port Denarau by Sea Mercy.
Sea Mercy is a charity that has been active for quite some time. The idea is very simple and very effective.
The organisation uses privately-owned vessels, either yachts or other vessels that are visiting Fiji.
They approach these vessels and ask them to take doctors, dentists and medical supplies, including much needed drugs, to the outer islands where access by regular shipping is very limited.
Sea Mercy who are well known in the Pacific for their great charity work in remote islands specialising in medical, dental and eye care and heading to Vanuatu as part of the international humanitarian relief for these stricken islands. There will be three yachts leaving from Fiji to take supplies to the more remote islands and provide assistance to the rebuild.
By Felix Chaudhary – Fiji Times
Thursday, March 05, 2015
YACHTING tourism’s exponential growth earnings from about $28.9million in 2013 to about $39.6m last year could be directly attributed to co-operation between stakeholders and the Government, says Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association president Dixon Seeto.
He said Fiji was now a world-class yacht destination, thanks to the efforts of investors at Port Denarau and Vuda Marina.
By John Ross – FijiSun 28 Feb 2015
The Annual Fijian International Yachting Visitors Survey, conducted each year by Port Denarau Marina as an aid to marketing Fiji as a destinationfor this valuable segment of the tourism sector, has just been released. The results show spectacular growth in numbers and most importantly, in the total value of yachting tourism to the Fijian economy.