Marina News


Hands across the blue 2014

28

Aug 2015

Australia’s biggest Shag fest does ultimate Prostate check

VIDEO NEWS ALERT Expected delivery time Saturday 29 August at 2:30pm Vision: Whitsundays, Yachts, Dinghies, sailors in boats holding hands to form Australia Prostate Logo, interview with Australia’s leading Prostate cancer specialist.   More than 1,000 official Shaggers are making their way to the pristine waters of the Whitsundays to show their support for the Prostate Cancer Australia Foundation during the last weekend of August…

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An Epic Whale Moment Witnessed By Whitsunday Jetski Tours

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Aug 2015

An Epic Whale Moment Witnessed By Whitsunday Jetski Tours

A day of action packed jet skiing on the Whitsunday waters is always one to remember, but last Friday 7th August, was one that will never be forgotten for guests on Whitsunday Jetski Tours’ Daydream Extreme tour. In an epic show and a once in a lifetime sight, a female Humpback whale surprised the jet ski tour group with a spectacular display as she breached…

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North Queensland Marina Industry Meeting Attracts Strong Representation

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Jul 2015

North Queensland Marina Industry Meeting Attracts Strong Representation

The Marina Industries Association‘s first North Queensland regional industry meeting is being hosted by Abell Point Marina on Friday 17 July. The meeting is attracting strong interest from the regional and more distant marina industry. Over 30 attendees will participate including editors from leading marine industry media. An interesting agenda will be delivered including issue-based presentations from Federal MP for Dawson The Hon George Christenson…

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Locals Campaign

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May 2015

Locals Campaign

It’s not just for yachties. We love seeing the locals in our little village. It’s buzzing at the Barcelona Tapas Bar, Sorrento’s Restaurant, the Sunset Bar and the coast’s best outdoor deck. You might even make a new nautical friend or two. Check out the range of local specials in the vibrant village of Abell Point Marina valid throughout the month of June 2015. General Terms…

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Cumberland Charter Yachts proud to announce we have achieved our Ecotourism Certificate!

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May 2015

Cumberland Charter Yachts proud to announce we have achieved our Ecotourism Certificate!

CCY are dedicated to promoting sustainable travel that benefits local communities, culture, and heritage and minimise impacts on the environment. We believe if you are looking to travel to pristine and aesthetically pleasing locations to experience something new and beautiful you must be committed to ensure its sustainability. Unfortunately, it is usually these environments that are the most fragile and susceptible to outside influences/impacts (Climate…

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Australia ‘Open for Business’ for visiting Superyachts

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May 2015

Australia ‘Open for Business’ for visiting Superyachts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 MAY 2015 AUSTRALIA GOVERNEMENT LISTENS TO SUPERYACHT INDUSTRY Superyacht Australia (SA) has made the announcement “Australia is open for business to Foreign Flagged Superyachts wishing to charter in Australia.” Superyacht Australia has been working diligently over the past 12 months lobbying government to allow easier access to Foreign Flagged vessels to charter in Australia. Superyacht Australia CEO M Edwards said “We…

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Abell Point Marina in the Whitsundays  Welcomed in to the ECLAT Club

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May 2015

Abell Point Marina in the Whitsundays Welcomed in to the ECLAT Club

The East Coast Luxury Aquatic Travellers Club (ECLAT) is an exclusive marina berthing exchange program on the Australian eastern seaboard. The multi award winning premier marinas involved to date are: Runaway Bay Marina Qld, Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens NSW, Empire Marina Bobbin Head NSW and Gladesville Bridge Marina Sydney Harbour. Luke McCaul from Abell Point Marina at Airlie Beach in the beautiful Whitsundays, is…

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Abell Point Marina – expect the ‘blue carpet treatment’ in 2015

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May 2015

Abell Point Marina – expect the ‘blue carpet treatment’ in 2015

Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina has two more exceptional guest services to add to its bow – a concierge vehicle and the new dedicated helicopter service. “It’s all part of our bid to bring back good old-fashioned service,” said owner of marina, Paul Darrouzet. “For example, the concierge vehicle will be available for all marina customers…

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Settle for only the best in 2015

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Apr 2015

Settle for only the best in 2015

Refer a friend and save on berthing In April 12, 1904 Thomas Abell was the first European settler in Airlie Beach discovering a beautiful mainland base to bring up a family and establish a living. Soon after settling, Thomas invited his family and friends to come and discover the beauty of the Whitsundays and share in the opportunity to develop a future for the Abell…

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