Published On:Wednesday, June 08, 2011 By MEGAN REYNOLDS Tribune Staff Reporter email@example.com
EXCAVATION of a yacht basin at Big Bell Island in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is underway as owner the Aga Khan forges ahead with development plans.
Around 4.32 acres of rock is being dug out around a shallow salt pond on the southeast corner of the island to create space for boats up to 164ft long at a depth of 14ft below the Mean Water Level (MWL).
Silt curtains have been installed to minimise damage from dredging, before the 80ft wide access channel is dredged to give boats access to the marina at the 14ft depth. (more…)