Dockominiums—condos with docks—were all the rage 15 years ago. Since then, the concept has evolved into more exclusive access for yacht owners. This second wave of upscale residences, which provide slip spaces to a homeowner’s or visitor’s private yachts, has grown across the US, Caribbean and Europe, now including marinas that accommodate superyachts. They range from little hideaway islands in the Bahamas to Miami-area neighborhoods to an exclusive island retreats, or a five-star resort with oceanfront mansions in untouched areas of the Dominican Republic. Here are seven of the world’s finest, offering the best possible form of pier pressure.
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