Marina News


Red Cat Adventures announced as Telstra Business Awards finalists!

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Jun 2018

Red Cat Adventures announced as Telstra Business Awards finalists!

Abell Point Marina based charter operator Red Cat Adventures have today announced they are finalists in the Telstra Queensland Business Awards. Red Cat Adventures have a diverse portfolio of product offerings from overnight sailing tours and day charters, to a private mainland resort where they host weddings, business events and  operate a unique cruise and stay product. After only 7 years in business, owners Asher &…

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Abell Point supports the Whitsunday school community

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Jun 2018

Abell Point supports the Whitsunday school community

Abell Point Marina is the tourism and hospitality hub of the Whitsundays. Hundreds of visitors and locals every year visit the marina whether it be to depart on a day tour, hire a bareboat, have a relaxing coffee or a delicious dinner at one of the marina restaurants. With this in mind, the marina contributes heavily to supporting the local schools community and youth projects to show the…

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded to Abell Point Marina!

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Jun 2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded to Abell Point Marina!

We are delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year Abell Point Marina has been awarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Only 10% of businesses listed on TripAdvisor qualify for a Certificate of Excellence. To calculate the qualification, the platform uses a combination of user generate content including quantity and quality of reviews, as well as frequency of reviews and business response rates….

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Cumberland Charter Yachts Partners with MarineMax Vacations

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May 2018

Cumberland Charter Yachts Partners with MarineMax Vacations

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cumberland Charter Yachts and Luxury Yachts Whitsundays have announced that they are joining forces with MarineMax Vacations as a preferred partner. Meeting stringent criteria to be invited into the Preferred Partner Program, MarineMax Vacations matches the best charter operations around the world with those desiring an uncompromising adventure aboard a luxury charter yacht. MarineMax Vacations are the number…

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Spreading the word on the ‘perfect’ Superyacht location

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May 2018

Spreading the word on the ‘perfect’ Superyacht location

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spreading the word on the ‘perfect’ Superyacht location ‘Perfect’ was the go-to word for international delegates describing the Great Barrier Reef region after last week’s Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef (SYGGBR) familiarisation tour. The delegates from UK, Hong Kong, Tahiti and the USA were shown the best North Queensland has to offering a five-day visit that highlighted the Great…

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Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

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May 2018

Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games The Honourable Kate Jones Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has revealed the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival injected around $2 million into the local economy. Ms Jones said the event held in January generated almost 8800 visitor nights from attendees outside the region….

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APYC Coral Cruise 2018

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Apr 2018

APYC Coral Cruise 2018

It is set to be another jam packed schedule of events at this year’s Abell Point Yacht Club Coral Cruise. All are welcome to sign up for a week of great sailing, fun activities and good conversation with like-minded boaties. In support of the rally and as ongoing sponsors of the Abell Point Yacht Club, Abell Point Marina has extended a night’s complimentary berthing for…

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Award-winning marina welcomes new General Manager!

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Apr 2018

Award-winning marina welcomes new General Manager!

Award-winning marina precinct, Abell Point Marina, welcomes new General Manager, Kate Purdie, to the team. Ms Purdie replaces Luke McCaul as General Manager of the largest marina on the east coast of Queensland. With 517 wet berths and berthing to accommodate vessels up to 80m in length, Abell Point Marina has over recent years experienced an $18million redevelopment to become an award-winning marina precinct and…

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Join the SICYC Season of Sail

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Apr 2018

Join the SICYC Season of Sail

With 6053 members the SICYC is the largest cruising yacht club in Australia. Each member is a Vice Commodore and the concept of the yacht club is that they are ‘exclusively non-exclusive’. Abell Point Marina is a proud long term major sponsor of the SICYC and annual welcomes hundreds of ‘Shaggers’ to the marina during annual cruising migrations north. This year the SICYC have devised…

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Cyclone warning cancelled for Whitsundays – 05.04.18

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Apr 2018

Cyclone warning cancelled for Whitsundays – 05.04.18

Update from Regional Harbour Master The Whitsunday Pilotage Area is no longer under Bureau of Meteorology cyclone warning or watch. With improved weather conditions, the Regional Harbour Master will re-open the Pilotage Area at 0800 hours local time today 5 April 2018.  **The pilotage area is only open for ferries and powered vessels of 20m in length or more. All other vessels must remain secured…

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