Laura Hodgetts

Ian Walker on route to winning the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Credit: Ian Roman/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing

The double Olympic medallist, America’s Cup sailor and Volvo Ocean Race-winning skipper will take over from John Derbyshire, who will retire later this year.

Oban. Credit: William Milne

The berthing facility will see the creation of 36 finger-berth pontoons and a concrete floating breakwater, providing flexible short-stay capacity for boats of various sizes.