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Celebrating Gibraltar National Day: A Guide to Enjoying the Festivities

Gibraltar National Day is an occasion of immense pride for the people of Gibraltar. Celebrated annually on September 10th, this day marks the territory’s National Day, symbolising its vibrant culture, rich history, and unwavering spirit. As the Rock of Gibraltar comes alive with festivities, parades, and events, locals and visitors alike have the opportunity to […]

Navigating Through Time: The Rich History of Sailing in Gibraltar

Gibraltar, with its strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Africa, has long been a hub of maritime activity. The history of sailing in this iconic Mediterranean enclave is a captivating tale that intertwines exploration, trade, naval prowess, and a deep-seated affinity for the sea. Ancient Mariners: The Beginnings The history of sailing in […]

Avoiding Orca Encounters in the Straits of Gibraltar and Off the Spanish Coast

Shortly after the coronavirus lockdowns in 2020 the first reports of orca hitting the rudder of a sailing boat were heard, since then there has been a notable increase in reports of orca encounters involving sailing boats in the Straits of Gibraltar and off the Spanish and Portuguese coasts. These encounters have sparked concerns among […]

Sustainable Seas: In-Berth Grey and Black Waste Water Disposal for Large Vessels at Queensway Quay Marina

Queensway Quay Marina is committed to preserving the beauty of our seas and coastlines by promoting sustainable practices. We’re delighted to announce the integration of in-berth grey and black waste water disposal in our large vessel berths. Protecting Marine Life and Water Quality Large vessels often generate significant amounts of grey and black water, which […]

Powering the Future: Introducing the 500amp Electricity Point at Queensway Quay Marina

Queensway Quay Marina has long been a haven for boating enthusiasts seeking a peaceful and picturesque getaway. Now, with the introduction of a cutting-edge 500amp electricity point, the marina is raising the bar and setting a new standard in providing top-notch amenities for boat owners. Let’s delve into the exciting features and benefits of the […]