Croatia's Oldest Marina wins TYHA’s highest Accolade 20-08-2014
The Yacht Harbour Association is delighted to announce that Marina Punat has been awarded 5 Gold Anchors scoring an impressive 98/100 overall score.

This is a great achievement for Marina Punat which was founded in 1964. Set in an idyllic bay, protected from winds it is situated in the South Western part of the island Krk. The marina has 800 berths plus all the facilities one would expect from a 5 Gold Anchor Marina.

Marina Punat has a full complement of staff who offer their customers a truly enjoyable and pleasant experience. This attention to detail is reflected in the high occupancy level and excellent customer service satisfaction feedback. Easily accessible and well protected due to its natural geographic position, the marina developed into a recognizable brand of Croatian nautical tourism.

QUOTE: “Our goal is to secure a proactive care, giving every owner the maximum possible attention and every vessel a top service of mooring, supervision, regular maintenance and vessel repairing and to continue to be a top Service centre of the Adriatic Sea, said Mr. Krešimir Žic, M.Sc. in Computer Science and CEO & co-owner of the Marina Punat Holding. In addition to maintaining the tradition of naval experience, we also place special attention on constant improvement and innovation. Marina has developed several IT innovations that we are proud of: Marina Online concept of berth selling with images, price, location, availability and one-click quote, real time occupancy superimposed on video stream, protocol of every important activity that is done during boat inspection - surveillance report send by e-mail to the customers that is unique in nautical world. We are also aware of the fact that we live from the sea and for the sea and therefore the protection of natural resources is our constant concern.”

For information on Marina Punat, visit their website

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) provides support for marinas and related business throughout the UK and internationally.

The Gold Anchor Award Scheme, which has been operating for 26 years, is based on the TYHA Code of Practice for the design construction and operation of marinas. Ratings range from one to five gold anchors. Any award issued is a sure sign of a credible, quality marina with the number of anchors demonstrating the facilities and standard of service available to berth holders and full compliance with statutory regulations.

The Gold Anchor scheme was awarded Green Initiative of the year 2011 by Practical Boat Owner magazine.

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