New Harbor in the Island of São Miguel (Azores)

August 12, 2019

Yachting Journal

Photo courtesy of Lindley

On the island of São Miguel, in the Azores, a new harbor has been built by local authorities. The harbor with a capacity of 58 boats is located in Povoação, on the south eastern side of the archipelago’s largest island.

The initiative taken by the local Municipal Authority of Povoaçao was
carried out with the objective of promoting nautical tourism in this area of the island as well improving conditions for local boaters. The execution of the design, manufacturing and installation of the floating pontoons and the supply of auxiliary equipment have been carried out by Lindley.

The facility comprises of pontoons and fingers from Lindley’s ‘Sagres’ range manufactured with a galvanized and painted steel structure, ideally suited for the challenging conditions of these Atlantic islands. Access to the floating facility is provided via a single gangway with a security
gate. The harbor is equipped with service pedestals that provide water and electricity as well as emergency equipment ensuring the comfort and safety of those using the facility. Lindley is a Portuguese company specialized in floating solutions that has carried out several projects of marinas and leisure harbors in Europe, South America and Africa.

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