International marina owners and operators, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas will design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina, the centrepiece of the unique £500m waterside quarter development.
It has agreed terms with Edinburgh Marina Granton Harbour to do so.
Edinburgh Marina will comprise of 315 fully serviced berths providing 24/7 access to the sea, a state-of-the-art marina office and fully serviced boatyard and dry-stack operation.
With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, Camper & Nicholsons Marinas provide specialist marina operational management.
Dan Hughes, chief operating officer of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, said: “The new Edinburgh Marina is probably the most important new and exciting marina development in Europe in the last 25 years.
“We are delighted to have been chosen to design, manage and operate this new facility which will provide world class services to its customers.”
The Edinburgh Marina will enable Scotland’s capital to compete for a major share of Scotland’s burgeoning £3.7bn marine tourism industry.
It will be located next to the Edinburgh Marina Spa and Conference Hotel and is expected to attract boat owners and enthusiasts from around the world with the ability to accommodate the full-size range of yachts and cruisers.
Kevin Fawcett, developer of Edinburgh Marina Holdings, said: “This announcement of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas is great news – I am very pleased to welcome them on board. I believe that their design and operational management skills and their commitment to customer service will help ensure the successful delivery of this exciting development for Edinburgh and Scotland.”