Margate Marina’s first stage is now open

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The first stage of the redeveloped Margate Marina at Baretta is now open for business.

Sail and power boat customers are now moving in to the initial 50 berths which are complete with power, water and CCTV monitoring…ideal timing for the summer boating season.

The completion of this first stage provides secure berthing facilities vessels from 10m to 25m in length, protected by a custom engineered wave attenuator/breakwater. Construction work is being undertaken by Pacific Pontoon & Pier and will continue as the Marina expands to its potential of 300 berths.

The redevelopment of Margate Marina represents one of Tasmania’s biggest recreational boating investments, creating extra employment and additional opportunities for many businesses. It is a significant new addition to Hobart’s boating infrastructure.

The redevelopment is a welcome new facility given the scarcity of vacant marina berths in Hobart. The boating community has already shown strong demand with limited berths now available. This demand is driven by the range of facilities and easy access to the famous cruising waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and surrounding areas.

The completed berths have very generous spacing between berth rows, enabling greater manoeuvrability for all vessels. On land there’s a large hardstand area, slipway and boat ramp with easy access for marine trades. The Marina’s specialised haul-out equipment caters for vessels up to 60ft (including catamarans) and 47 tonnes.

Unique facilities currently being completed include a pump-out service and a floating dual fuel pontoon depot (diesel and petrol). Also, being developed on land will be a café, chandlery and a new amenities building which will include shower and laundry facilities.

The Marina has gated security with CCTV monitoring and the Marina office is open 7 days a week.

Secure a berth today! Enquire online, call 03 6267 9600 or email admin@margatemarina.com.au.

Out with the old

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The Bridge Pro is back on-site to complete the demolition of the old marina. Here you can see the old marina piles being removed to make way for the new sections.

Walkway sections enter the water

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Today we saw the start of the new walkway sections being placed into the water. The new marina berths are starting to take shape and we couldn’t be more excited! Have you secured your berth yet? Limited spots left. Secure your berth today.

The fuel tank has arrived

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There is lots of action at the marina at the moment as we get closer and closer to opening the new berths. Today the fuel tank arrived for our new dual fuel pontoon (diesel and petrol).

Launch from the new Margate Marina this September

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“In water” construction at the much anticipated new Margate Marina has now started with the installation of the first piers and floating pontoons.

This redevelopment of Margate Marina represents one of Tasmania’s biggest recreational boating investments, creating extra employment and additional opportunities for many businesses. It will be a significant new addition to Hobart’s boating infrastructure.

The redevelopment of Margate Marina is also a welcome new facility given the scarcity of vacant marina berths in Hobart. The completed Marina will consist of approximately 300 berths.

The initial 50 berths are scheduled to be ready for occupancy by early September this year, complete with power, water and CCTV monitoring…ideally timed for the coming Spring/Summer boating season.

The boating community has already shown strong demand with limited berths now available. This demand is driven by the range of facilities and easy access to the famous cruising waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and surrounding areas.

Unique facilities being developed will include a pump-out service, a dual fuel pontoon depot (diesel and petrol), haul-out equipment for vessels up to 60ft (including catamarans) as well as providing greater manoeuvrability for boats between berth rows. Also, being developed on land will be a café, chandlery and a new amenities building which will include shower and laundry facilities.

Already in place is a hardstand area, slipway and boat ramp. The Marina currently has gated security with CCTV monitoring and the Marina office now opens 7 days a week.

These facilities will provide convenience, service, security and significant environmental benefits.

Secure your berth today!