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A term said to have originated since the Second World War (1939–45) in the USA to describe a sheltered man-made harbour comprising a complex of floating piers and jetties which provides safe berths for yachts. Normally, marinas also have such facilities as food stores and a chandlery for yacht owners, and often a yacht club, too.

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