Marina News


Whitsunday Dreaming

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May 2016

Whitsunday Dreaming

Press Release 4/5/16 for Immediate release. “Whitsunday Dreaming” the New Lagoon MY40 arrives in the Whitsundays, the first power lagoon of her kind in charter in Australia. There’s an exciting story behind the name “Whitsunday Dreaming” and her connection to the islands which make her a very special addition to the Cumberland Charter Yachts fleet. The Story goes she was ordered at the 2015 Sydney…

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NORTHROP & JOHNSON OPEN OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA

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Mar 2016

NORTHROP & JOHNSON OPEN OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA

February 17, 2016 Northrop & Johnson is delighted to announce our new brick-and-mortar location on Australia’s beautiful Gold Coast in Burleigh Heads. At the helm of Northrop & Johnson Australia is Managing Director Cameron Bray. Bray is a Gold Coast native with extensive yachting experience. He has worked in various sectors of the industry, including as a captain, sales broker, retail charter agent and yacht…

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Highlights from Abell Point Marina

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Feb 2016

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Highlights from Abell Point Marina

The Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race bid a fond farewell to Abell Point Marina and the town of Airlie Beach on the 18th January 2016 as the seventh race of its 14-stage global series, The Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race, started for Vietnam. The 4,310 nautical mile race officially got underway with a Le Mans start,  around midday,  Tuesday 19 January,…

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Abell Point Yacht Club Events 2016

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Feb 2016

Abell Point Yacht Club Events 2016

Joining the Abell Point Yacht Club is the talk on the docks for local and visiting boaties wanting to enjoy their boat in the beautiful Whitsundays whilst making some great friends. The Calendar of Events for 2016 includes a greater choice of on and off water activities featuring our iconic event such as the Warri Cup, Coral Coast Rally, White on Whitehaven dinner and regular…

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Introducing our new multi-functional facility to Abell Point Marina’s Clients & Guests

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Feb 2016

Introducing our new multi-functional facility to Abell Point Marina’s Clients & Guests

Abell Point Marina is pleased to announce the imminent opening of their multi-functional facility, inviting all marina clients to Lure. This state-of-the art waterfront venue adds another dimension to the marina’s onshore facilities enabling guests to celebrate special occasions, weddings, corporate gatherings, launches, gala dinners and conferences.  Nestled in the heart of the Marina Village, it will encompass world-class food, captivating views, in a natural…

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Batten down the hatches, there’s fun ahead.

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Feb 2016

Batten down the hatches, there’s fun ahead.

From monthly Casual Cruises to key events such as the Season of Sailing and Airlie Beach Music Festival, there’s always something happening at Abell Point Marina.  Whether you are here for a day, week or month, you could catch anything from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to a famous sizzling sun downers event on the docks. To celebrate the start of the cruising…

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Abell Point Marina achieves Clean Marinas Certification

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Feb 2016

Abell Point Marina achieves Clean Marinas Certification

Two high profile North Queensland marinas – Abell Point Marina and Hamilton Island Marina have been certified as Level 3 Clean Marinas by the Marina Industries Association. Both marinas are major tourist destination and boating hubs due to their location on the Great Barrier Reef south of Cairns. Hamilton Island is known internationally as the host of the annual Audi Hamilton Island Race Week in…

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departs Airlie Beach for Da Nang, Vietnam

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Jan 2016

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departs Airlie Beach for Da Nang, Vietnam

Press Release: 18 January 2016 The Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race bid a fond farewell to Australia today as the seventh race of its 14-stage global series, The Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race, starts for Vietnam. The 4,310 nautical mile race will officially get underway with a Le Mans start, estimated around midday local (0200 UTC) tomorrow,  Tuesday 19 January, 100…

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LMAX EXCHANGE PIPS GREAT BRITAIN BY 42 SECONDS IN CLOSEST CLIPPER 2015-16 RACE FINISH INTO AIRLIE BEACH, WHITSUNDAYS

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Jan 2016

LMAX EXCHANGE PIPS GREAT BRITAIN BY 42 SECONDS IN CLOSEST CLIPPER 2015-16 RACE FINISH INTO AIRLIE BEACH, WHITSUNDAYS

The tightest, most thrilling battle of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race so far came right down to the final seconds as LMAX Exchange claimed an incredibly narrow victory over constant rival GREAT Britain in the Henri Lloyd Hobart to Whitsundays Race. Just 42 seconds separated the teams which crossed Airlie Beach’s Pioneer Bay Finish Line at 2137 (1137 UTC) and 2138 (1138…

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Race one of the Clipper 15-16 Race gets underway from Southend, UK to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet, the world’s largest of matched ocean racing yachts will began its 40,000-mile circumnavigation from London.

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Jan 2016

Community High Tea

From High Sea to High Tea Community High Tea to meet the female sailors participating in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.  High Tea includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival and a raffle to raise funds for the charity “Beyond Blue” with special guest speaker Wendy Tuck – the only female skipper in this race. Sunday 17th January 2016 Waterline on Shingley 10.15…

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