Marina News


Abell Point launches new superyacht website

18

Oct 2017

Abell Point launches new superyacht website

Abell Point Marina have today launched a new superyacht website, providing a wealth of information for superyacht captains, owners and crew relating their superyacht marina facilities, as well as cruising the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. Since being awarded Best Innovation by a Marina at the 2017 Marina Industry Awards, Abell Point is gaining a reputation for their innovative marketing strategies focused on driving visitation…

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Electrik Lemonade performing at ABMF 2014

11

Oct 2017

Airlie Beach Music Festival is live again this November

The Airlie Beach Music Festival will once again take place in the Whitsundays from the 10 – 12 November.  Book your berth at Abell Point Marina and enjoy three days of incredible music with stunning water views. The main stage is once again at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, with a host of other venues around Airlie Beach playing host to bands throughout the weekend. With…

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Join us for the Whitsunday summer events calendar!

11

Oct 2017

Join us for the Whitsunday summer events calendar!

It appears the Whitsundays are the place to be this spring/ summer season with a host of great events scheduled for the region to keep visitors entertained. With the spring weather being just perfect so far for cruising the islands, the calendar of events below will be enough to encourage you to book our Summer Special and stay for longer and get involved! October  …

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04

Oct 2017

Countdown is on until Clipper…. 100 days and counting!

100 day countdown until the Clipper Round World Yacht Race fleet of vessels arrives at Abell Point Marina. To celebrate their Host Port stay in the Whitsundays from 13 – 29 January, the region will host the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival. A two-week long extravaganza of sporting, leisure, entertainment and food events for all to enjoy. Experience life on-board a Clipper vessel at the Open…

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Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

03

Oct 2017

Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

It was a record attendance at the 2017 Whitsunday Tourism Awards at Hamilton Island this weekend. Over 340 attended the gala dinner with representatives from local tourism operators, regional and state tourism bodies, and local and state government, all gathering together to celebrate the achievements of the tourism industry this year. The message for the night was that the Whitsundays is ‘batting well above average’…

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Funding Boost for Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

26

Sep 2017

Funding Boost for Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival

MEDIA RELEASE – Tourism Whitsundays For immediate release –  September 26, 2017 The Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival received a welcome injection of cash today when it was announced the event would receive $200,000 in Federal Government ‘matched’ funding. The announcement was made this morning by Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen and Whitsunday Mayor Andrew Willcox at Abell Point Marina, which will host the Clipper…

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Abell Point Marina restoration on time, on budget!

12

Sep 2017

Abell Point Marina restoration on time, on budget!

This week marks the completion of the on-water restoration project at Abell Point Marina in the wake of the Tropical Cyclone Debbie. In the immediate aftermath, 20% of the on-water berthing at Abell Point was damage amounting to approximately 120 berths in this 507-wet berth marina. In a coordinated effort between Superior Jetties, CGU Insurance and Oceanic Marine Risk, the restoration works commenced 3 April,…

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30

Aug 2017

Abell Point Marina_Events

Abell Point Marina hosts a variety of key events throughout the year to attract customers to the marina and visitors to the Whitsunday region. If you have not yet experienced an Abell Point event, keep your eyes peeled on social media and our website for the next exciting event on the calendar. Upcoming Events: Marina Reef & Beef Party – Friday 15 September. Book your…

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Countdown to Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival begins

24

Aug 2017

Countdown to Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival begins

MEDIA RELEASE: TOURISM WHITSUNDAYS 24.08.17 The countdown is on for the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival, after the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race set sail from the UK on Sunday [August 20th] on an epic 11-month voyage. The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a unique event, in which more than 700 amateur crew members are teamed with experienced skippers to sail 12 yachts…

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03

Aug 2017

Queensland Sets Course for New Superyacht Strategy

JOINT STATEMENT Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham Thursday, August 03, 2017 The Palaszczuk Government will develop Queensland’s first Superyacht Strategy in more than three years and also provide $45,000 sponsorship to the Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference to prevent it relocating to…

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