The new anchorage buoys will allow boat owners to enjoy complementary anchorage for recreational boaters along Ras Al Khaimah’s stunning coastline, broadening the Northern Emirate’s maritime offering.
Al Hamra, the leading lifestyle developer and investment company in Ras Al Khaimah, has announced the deployment of four new buoys at strategic anchorage locations around Al Hamra and Marjan Island, to further elevate the marine and yachting experience for boat owners in the UAE.
The new buoys installed around Al Hamra and Marjan Island offer an easy-to-use and accessible anchorage location in one of the most sought-after marine destinations in the UAE. With a short journey to the Royal Yacht Club of Ras Al Khaimah, boat owners can enjoy benefits from the full service marina, including F&B, leisure offerings and maritime services. As part of Ras Al Khaimah’s strategy for strengthening maritime activity, the anchorages will be free to use throughout the year for vessels up to 30 meters in length and up to 150GT.
With an unspoiled coastline spanning 64 kilometres, the calm, turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf will enable boat owners and holidaymakers to connect with the Emirate’s rich maritime heritage while benefiting from ease of access to the high-end, unrivalled offerings at the Royal Yacht Club’s state-of-the-art marina. These include access to outstanding leisure, food, and beverage facilities in the area’s leading hotels and leisure destinations.
Christopher Hewett, Senior Vice President of Hospitality at Al Hamra, said: “In support of Ras Al Khaimah’s strategy to increase tourism and leisure activities in the Emirate, we are pleased to launch these new anchorages in Al Hamra and Marjan Island. The free to use anchorages for recreational boaters are strategically located to ensure safe mooring as well as capitalise on the leading hospitality and leisure offerings in Al Hamra and Marjan Island. We are seeing increasing interest and visitation from boat owners and yachting enthusiasts from neighbouring Emirates this new offering further supports the services and amenities on offer for anyone visiting the coastline of Ras Al Khaimah, both domestically and internationally”.
The warm sea waters around Ras Al Khaimah host rich marine life and biodiversity, making it an ideal year-round destination for snorkelling and scuba diving. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of other exciting outdoor recreational activities such as canoeing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, parasailing, jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, and flyboarding, among others.
Al Hamra recently rebranded the Royal Yacht Club of Ras Al Khaimah in line with its vision of bolstering Ras Al Khaimah’s exclusive tourism and leisure offerings for both tourists and residents.
To enjoy the unique offerings at Ras Al Khaimah or to know more about the anchorage buoys at the Royal Yacht Club of Ras Al Khaimah, log on to alhamra.ae.