“The DOCK” – the brand new gross sales coronary heart of The Boat Works
The Boat Works’ new yacht gross sales precinct, Coomera Marine Precinct has opened. The DOCK is a part of The Boat Works’ main marine enlargement in Section 5, the Longhurst household’s subsequent part of funding in infrastructure and employment.
The DOCK contains state-of-the-art workplace house as the brand new headquarters for main yacht manufacturers, together with R Marine Jones, Riviera motor yacht sellers, Alexander Marine and The Yacht Gross sales Co.
Boat Works proprietor Tony Longhurst and the group at The Boat Works welcomed round 150 key advocates of the Australian yachting trade, company and media to the official ‘ribbon slicing’, culminating in a celebration of cocktails, canapés and fire-breathing leisure.
The situation with its palm-fringed, white-sand superyacht pool on The Boat Works’ North Superyacht Yard was the best vantage level to admire the various vessels lining the marina and lined up in entrance of The DOCK.
After the formalities, the company entered the tropical enclave of Kokomo Kitchen & Bara laid-back, secluded oasis full with pirate wreckage that would not look misplaced within the Bahamas, for cocktails, appetizers and sultry tunes.
The Yacht Gross sales Co. Director, Mark Elkington, R Marine Jones Director, Randall Jones, and Alexander Marine Director, Todd Holzapfel are unanimous of their reward for the standard and placement of the architect-designed property and say they stay up for a “new period” within the boat constructing. sale at The DOCK.
Randall Jones van R Marine Jones stated: “The DOCK is an enormous step for us, regardless of being actually subsequent door to our former base on the Riviera manufacturing unit.
“We’re wanting ahead to a model new property that shall be a one-stop store for purchasers – new boats and dealer boats on everlasting show – in an opulent, tropical setting. The DOCK provides us an excellent north view of the boats we promote, and we’re shut sufficient to be linked to the Riviera manufacturing unit for purchasers to go to Riviera in minutes.
“The group of 12 at R Marine Jones contains gross sales, service and assist, in addition to organizing proprietor occasions, each academic and social, which we will host at The DOCK overlooking the marina.”
Mark Elkington of The Yacht Gross sales Co. has been working along with his different firm, Multihull Options, at The Boat Works for 10 years.
“As we have a good time a decade at The Boat Works, that is an extension for us as a gaggle,” he says.
“Our new flagship gross sales heart shall be positioned at The DOCK, and the Multihull Options enterprise shall be consolidated beneath the banner of The Yacht Gross sales Co., merging the multihull manufacturers into The Yacht Gross sales Co. as our core enterprise for the Asia Pacific group.
“We showcase high-end merchandise from ILIAD, Absolute, Maritimo and Fountaine-Pajot within the $2.5+ million vary, so it is solely becoming that our prospects have a pleasant place to do their boat buying.
“The present gross sales workplace will stay for our group and for the one year a yr boat present we provide at The Boat Works.”
Todd Holzapfel, Chief Vendor/Director Alexander Marine stated: “We’re delighted to be a part of the enlargement of The Boat Works and the brand new premises coupled with the expansion fee of our enterprise, assembly the rising demand from prospects buying and surveying superyachts.
“It’s a optimistic step for the trade and the Alexander Marine group, together with the rising prevalence of superyacht exercise within the nation and total enlargement to cater to the Gold Coast way of life.”
The night showcased an enormous number of vessels from every of the posh yacht sellers, together with the Absolute 47, ILIAD 53, ILIAD 62 and MY6 Fountaine Pajot 44 luxurious energy catamarans, Riviera 585 Sport Yacht Platinum version, Riviera 46 Sports activities Yacht, 57 Flybridge and the unbelievable superyacht, the Ocean Alexander 28E explorer, alongside the 87-foot Warren Skylounge Motor Yacht and Galeon 64 Fly Motor Yacht.
Highfield Boats showcased a range of top quality RIBS, branded Ambassador, Olympian and Iron Man, Ky Hurst was readily available to debate his household’s Highfield adventures in addition to a variety of Seabobs, Fliteboards, Skis and Roadstars from JSW Powersports.
Tony Longhurst outlined plans for Section 5, which is already underway, and stated the reinvestment within the Northern Superyacht Yard will add further indoor managed working environments with extra sheds and extra hardstand.
“The DOCK is open and would be the new coronary heart of The Boat Works, bringing extra guests from the area and the freeway.
“We are actually casting the plates for the brand new Tremendous Sheds, the metal has arrived and 100 folks are actually working to get all of it carried out by December to satisfy the unprecedented demand.
“In simply three years now we have seen the rising demand for service and refit for superyachts round 100 ft, which is our goal market.
“We see that Marina Mirage is including berths, and there are plans for luxurious resorts with berths within the marina on the Broadwater that may accommodate much more vessels.
“Our household is reinvesting in infrastructure for the Gold Coast, which can convey extra superyachts to our shores, which in flip will present work for native crafts and different industries.
“I’m so excited to be concerned within the yachting and marine trade. This can be a legacy from my father, John Longhurst, who first invested in Coomera within the 1970’s. From my background constructing Dreamworld, auto racing and works in growth, I perceive what folks need, the extent of landscaping, facilities and high quality structure mixed with distinctive service.