On January 4th of 2017, IGY Marinas announced that it has opened its first marina in the city of Miami, Florida. This new marina is called One Island Park and it is found on the Beach Terminal Island of the city of Miami. The One Island Park Marina is the first marina of the company that is located in South Florida and it represents a big milestone for the company’s continued expansion. One Island Park is already fully open, functional and is ready to welcome new ships to its docks.
Under the leadership of founder Andrew Farkas, IGY Marinas says that Miami is one of the premier destinations for luxury yachts and excursions in the world. Having a new marina in South Florida is a major milestone for the company’s growth strategy for Florida added CEO Tom Mukamal. The new marina will allow IGY Marinas to show what the company can offer to superyachts and even larger mega ships at its new One Island Park marine facility he continued. Mr. Mukmal also said that he is very excited about the opening of the new marina and looks forward to what the year has in store for his company with this latest new acquisition.
The One Island Park marina has one of the largest megayacht docks in the USA. It can easily accommodate ships that are more than 730 feet in length. Its location in Miami, allows the company to attract some of the biggest and most luxurious private yachts out there. This new marina also continues the company’s goal of growing its network to continue to try and accommodate large vessels at its locations. Presently, five of the 15 IGY Marinas facilities can accommodate ships that are more than 300 feet in length. This makes the company the leading provider of launching off and docking points for superyachts in the western hemisphere.
The new general manager of the One Island Park will be Gili Wojnowich. Mr. Wojnowich is a former employee of IGY Marinas who worked for the company’s corporate operations division. Mr. Wojnowich is a certified marine manager and has previously managed marina facilities for IGY Marinas. The places he has managed include the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina and the Newport Yacht Club & Marina. IGY Marinas is confident that Gili Wojnowoich will help develop the One Island Park into a leading megayacht destination that visitors from all over the world will flock to.