Leadership Fiji has today signed up Port Denarau Marina, Fiji’s premier marina facility as its first partner from the tourism industry in the Silver category.

This new partnership has come at an opportune time, as Leadership Fiji winds up its 2020 activities, and prepares to take its programs to another level.

Port Denarau Marina’s Chief Executive Officer, Cynthia Rasch said “We are delighted to be associated with Leadership Fiji’s program since the past few years. This sponsorship is a commitment of our ongoing support to the valuable education that their program provides. We believe in Leadership Fiji’s mission to building a better nation through the development of progressive leadership and strategic foresight capacity and look forward to growing our partnership further.”

Port Denarau Marina has been supporting Leadership Fiji on their site visits during their participants tourism industry session over the last three years.

Leadership Fiji’s Chief Executive Officer, Sharyne Fong said, “We are grateful to Port Denarau Marina for their belief and confidence in Leadership Fiji and for supporting our mission towards the development of Fiji’s leaders. Securing partnerships and relationships with a wide variety of businesses demonstrates the willingness of the corporate sector to invest in the importance of nurturing true leadership to advance our efforts in nation building. Leadership Fiji is proud to confirm this new partnership with Port Denarau Marina.”

The partnership was sealed today with the handover of their $5,000 sponsorship cheque.



For more information about Leadership Fiji or this National Dialogue, Ms. Sharyne Fong, can be contacted on 777 4857, or on email address sharyne@leadershipfiji.org or visit our website www.leadershipfiji.org

About Port Denarau Marina

Only 20 minutes drive from Nadi International Airport, Port Denarau Marina is Fiji’s premier marina facility. As the hub of the integrated Denarau Island Resort, Port Denarau Marina is the gateway to exploring our idyllic sun drenched tropical isles of Fiji’s West Coast.

Port Denarau Marina was awarded with the International Marina of the Year from 2015- 2018 by Marina Industries Association and was Inducted in the Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2015 and 2019, they were also awarded the Fiji Excellence in Business Award for Specialised Tourism Services & Support to Industry.

Port Denarau Marina is walking distance to several international hotels, offering a vast array of recreational pursuits including an international 18 hole golf course – not to mention, being part of the largest retail/restaurant complex in the Nadi area.

Port Denarau is ideally positioned to provide a stopover for rest, recreation and provisioning during your cruising of the Fijian Islands.

The fast developing marina complex is the centre of yachting activity in Fiji, located on Denarau Island, it is accessed through a well marked channel that is 5 metres deep at zero tide.  The marina is well protected from all weather.


The basin contains 63 commercial, 52 fully serviced private berths and 14 swing moorings including 14 berths capable of taking Superyachts up to 85 metres in length with 5 metres draft. Fuel, water, single and three phase power and high speed internet access are all available at the dock. The complex contains a 50 tonne travel lift, a hard stand area and marine workshops.

Port Denarau Marina is listed on the South Pacific Stock Exchange.


About Leadership Fiji

Leadership Fiji is an independent, non-partisan, non-aligned entity that began in 2000. Following the political upheaval of that year a number of corporate and community leaders met and identified a desperate need to build broadminded and educated leaders across the nation. They were introduced to the concept of Leadership Victoria by Andrew Fairley, who had various business interests in Fiji at the time. This proved a very successful model to follow and with the assistance of Leadership Victoria the first Leadership Fiji program was launched in 2001.

Leadership Fiji is aimed specifically at assisting our leaders to cope with demands of the ever-changing world so that Fiji reaches its full potential in the widest sense. The aim of Leadership Fiji is to expose participants to leaders from across our society, in a structured manner, providing them with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of their country, its history, economic and social structure. The result we hope will be the development of a new generation of leaders equipped to take Fiji forward as a united dynamic nation. The program allows members to explore their own values, philosophies, prejudices and beliefs through a variety of issues offered by the program; provides close interaction with Fiji Island leaders in fields such as the private sector, non-governmental organizations, government ministries, youth and faith based organizations.


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