The new marina will be built in the Barceloneta area, next to the hotel Vela (hotel W), it will open in the summer of 2016 according the developer Formentera Mar. This new port Marina Vela will include 136 moorings in water for boats from 15 to 40 meters and another 222 dry automated boat spaces for boats up to 9 meters in a building automated which should facilitate ship 10 minutes after prompting. In the development of this sector, which Barcelona won on opening the Bocana Nord and has been unused for years, 37 million euros will be spent.
The project includes the creation of a public square, an extension of the current de la Rosa dels Vents (next to Hotel Vela), and two foot paths of 400 meters long. In total there will be 23,000 square feet of civic space, mostly on the cover of the different constructions of services that will arise there.
The set will have seven buildings: Captaincy, Marina Seca (with shopping and upscale restaurants), Rambla (parking and nautical shops), Dec (parking), Mirador (restaurant), services and super yacht harbor. The promoters also consider that around Marina Vela other firms related to the yachts and the sea will be implemented.