Marina News


P&O and Princess Cruise Ships to continue operating into Abell Point Marina

12

Sep 2014

P&O and Princess Cruise Ships to continue operating into Abell Point Marina

Abell Point Marina received the great news this week that P&O and Princess cruise ships will continue to disembark their passengers through Abell Point Marina over the coming summer season.  With the departure of Cruise Whitsundays to Port of Airlie, the cruise ships were presented with an alternative proposal to disembark passengers over at the new Port of Airlie reef terminal.  However with the proven track record…

Read More


Dredging to recommence following school holidays

12

Sep 2014

Dredging to recommence following school holidays

Due to the overwhelming number of boats we have received into the marina this season and which will continue into the upcoming school holidays, the dredging project has been placed on hold to minimise the impact over the busy period. However following the busy school holiday period the dredging team will be back on deck from the start of October to recommence a full time schedule targeting high areas across the…

Read More


Airlie Beach Music Festival 7th – 9th November

12

Sep 2014

Airlie Beach Music Festival 7th – 9th November

After the huge success of the inaugural Airlie Beach Music Festival in 2013, the line up of international, national and local talent is set to rock Airlie Beach once again from the 7th – 9th November 2014. The music festival is a unique blend of music across ten venues in Airlie Beach, with this year’s event attracting key musicians such as Screaming Jets, James Blundell, Mark…

Read More


A special gift for you

12

Sep 2014

A special gift for you

FREE Subscription Offer to your choice of Australia’s leading boating magazines ABELL POINT MARINA in conjunction with OCEAN and SAILS Magazines has a special gift for you, your family and friends. You can view OCEAN or SAILS Magazine on your tablet , PC or phone FREE for 1 year!  Each magazine’s digital library gives you access to every page of every issue from the printed magazine, + access to the entire back issue library. OCEAN is valued at…

Read More


Shaggers rock the reef for Prostate Cancer

12

Sep 2014

Shaggers rock the reef for Prostate Cancer

The Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club rocked the reef on Saturday 30th August with a huge effort to join tenders from 220 visiting yachts into the shape of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) logo, in the inaugural ‘hands across the blue’ event at Hideaway Bay in the Whitsundays. SICYC founder Ken Thackery and fellow Shaggers came up with the idea to further amplify…

Read More


Abell Point Yacht Club Reef Cruise

12

Sep 2014

Abell Point Yacht Club Reef Cruise

Expressions of Interest The Abell Point Yacht Club has a reef cruise on the cruising calendar for October. We are now planning to make this trip late October or early November and are seeking an expression of interest from boats that would like to join the cruise. There are a number of things to consider in planning this trip, not the least of which are…

Read More


Your exclusive pass to the non-exclusive ‘Shagger’ party of the year

20

Aug 2014

Your exclusive pass to the non-exclusive ‘Shagger’ party of the year

A group of yachties who are big on fun but low on pretence are turning the traditional notion of snooty bricks and mortar yacht club membership on its head with a club motto of ‘exclusively non-exclusive’ and a nick name widely known as ‘The Shaggers’. The Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) is a virtual yacht club which has stripped away the traditional yacht club…

Read More


SICYC Rendezvous 2014 & Marina BBQ

08

Jul 2014

SICYC Rendezvous 2014 & Marina BBQ

It is that time of year again when the grey nomads of the water sail into the beautiful Whitsundays for the annual Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club Rendezvous (SICYC). SICYC was created as a social network for like-minded yachties to get together, share stories and experiences, and for a bit of an “assistance network” for the cruising group. The SICYC hold multiple social events throughout the…

Read More


Abell Point Marina Queensland State Karting Titles

08

Jul 2014

Abell Point Marina Queensland State Karting Titles

The Abell Point Marina Queensland State Karting Titles will be held at the Whitsundays MotoSports Club this weekend from Friday to Sunday. The state titles will see 15 classes of sprints karts and over 300 karters competing from across the nation with roughly 20 local drivers from the Whitsunday Motosports Club all competing to be named number 1 in Australia. President of the Whitsunday kart committee Adam Stroud…

Read More


Abell Point Yacht Club to launch new Sunset Series

08

Jul 2014

Abell Point Yacht Club to launch new Sunset Series

Abell Point Yacht Club (APYC) will launch it’s new Friday night twilight calendar from the 18th July renaming it the ‘Abell Point Sunset Series’. With the cruising season in the Whitsundays in full swing, prime sailing conditions will kick start the weekly sunset series which will include a number of great social events and a range of prizes for keen competitors.  The first twilight race of the series…

Read More



Page 1 of 3123