The Moorings, a yacht charter company with
headquarters in Clearwater, Fla., launched a $10 million expansion
at its flagship operations base in Road Town, Tortola, part of the
British Virgin Islands.
in the first quarter of 2008, the new Moorings village will be
located on the southern end of the current property, which is being
Facilities at the
village will include a customer reception area and lounge with
Wi-Fi service, a briefing area, a bath house with solar-heated
showers and spa facilities, a gazebo bar and restaurant, a
conference area, new oceanfront hotel suites and retail
In addition, a
new breakwater is being built to provide additional slip space for
120 yachts and a waterfront area on the main harbor.
"The Moorings is
proud to unveil this project, which will be the newest and most
environmentally-friendly charter facility in the Caribbean and is
at the forefront of modern marina design," said Lex Raas,
vice president of operations, said that the new facility "will
serve to set the bar at a higher level for all charter operations
in the world."
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