Marina of the Year 2017 winners and runners up. 17-01-2017
The Yacht Harbour Association (THYA) are proud to confirm the winners of its prestigious Marina of the Year Awards, with proud sponsors GJW. Now in its fourth year, the Awards, sponsored by GJW, recognise the best of over 160 Gold Anchor accredited marinas from round the world. The winning marinas are voted for by their berth holders in the UK Coastal (over 250 berths), UK Coastal (under 250 berths), UK Inland, International and Superyacht categories.

The Marina of the Year 2017 winners and runners up are:

UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (over 250 berths)
  • Winner Largs Yacht Haven
  • Runner up MDL Torquay Marina
UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths)
  • Winner Poole Quay Boat Haven
  • Runner up Portavadie Marina
UK Inland Marina of the Year 2017
  • Winner Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina
  • Runner up MDL Windsor Marina
International Marina of the Year 2017
  • Winner Karpaz Gate Marina
  • Runner up Royal Cork Yacht Club
Superyacht Marina of the year 2017
  • Winner IGY Isle de Sol
  • Runner up Talise Pavilion Marina
This year saw the launch of the accolade Marina of Distinction. This honour distinguishes a marina with over three consecutive years of continual customer service excellence, as voted for by its customers in the Marina of the Year competition. To qualify, marinas must rank a category finalist over three consecutive competitions. On the third year, they automatically receive the title of Marina of Distinction.

The marinas to receive this award in 2017 are:

Superyacht Marina of the year 2017
  • Porto Montenegro
UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (over 250 berths)
  • Mayflower Marina
UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths)
  • Southampton Town Quay
International Marina of the Year 2017
  • Marina de Vilamoura