Developers of ‘The Landings’ property, located in Rodney Bay, on the north-western coastline of St. Lucia desired to turn this land into a yacht basin. Smith Warner International was retained to conduct a preliminary investigation of the potential impacts caused by the development of the yacht basin, channel and groyne extension. Smith Warner was also commissioned to undertake an EIA for The Landing Project.
In March 2008, The Landings requested the services of Smith Warner to investigate the design of a protective structure to reduce wave energy entering into the marina basin; with the objective to reduce wave agitation inside the basin. Residents and guests using the marina had complained of excessive wave agitation within the basin and the lack of safe and comfortable berthing conditions.