Between Le Grau-du-Roi and Espiguette, the station was founded in 1969 around a harbor 170 acres that could hold 4,300 boats: ponds and wintering stopover surrounded by the harbor master, the shipyard and water services.
In 1963 CCI Nîmes launches construction project, as part of the Interministerial Mission tourist coastal development Languedoc-Roussillon, and the architect Jean Balladur is retained (same as La Grande-Motte). Its construction began in 1969 with the creation of pools, docks and piers. Then the first marinas are built. In 1974 the captaincy appears. In 1980 the second installment of marinas was built in 1985 and ends on initial construction plan of ICC. Since under market pressure, urbanization has continued to evolve with the construction of many additional marinas (with a second port), apartments and villas.