The new headquarters of the Royal Maritime Club with sporting activities like sailing and power boating saw very intense activity and was admired by many for its extravagant facilities; showers, changing rooms and a large hangar for boats, which can be observed in the foreground. As the headquarters it also had space for large rooms where events and meetings were held, boardroom, billiards, a library, a large “hall” bar – restaurant and a gym where sports including fencing and boxing, were practiced.