Jumeirah Private Island Phuket has been scheduled for completion in 2009.The luxury project will also be home to an elite mega yacht marina and the invitation-only Jumeirah Private Island Yacht Club.
Designed to top international specifications, the fully-inclusive marina is being built in a protected lagoon on the east coast of the island and will offer a range of top-notch facilities including 101 larger than standard berths (from 10-70 metres) capable of accommodating super yachts of up to 70m with 24-hour security, electronic surveillance and fully lit walkways.
Other features include a fuel dock with pump out facility, a 5-metre depth at the marina entrance to accommodate larger berths (3.5 metre depth for rest of basin), power pedestals, wireless internet, electric vehicle pick up and complete yacht maintenance and repair services.
The invitation-only Jumeirah Private Island Phuket Yacht Club will feature a state-of-the-art clubhouse with luxury accommodation, spa, gym and restaurants and will be host to regular regattas and exclusive Black Tie functions.
There is no tax on luxury yachts in Phuket and fuel, crew and dockage costs are up to 80% lower than those in Europe. All property owners on Jumeirah Private Island Resort will enjoy full access to both the marina and yacht club.