Marina News


Shaggers rock the reef for Prostate Cancer

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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…

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Abell Point Yacht Club Reef Cruise

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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…

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

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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…

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SICYC Rendezvous 2014 & Marina BBQ

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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…

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Abell Point Marina Queensland State Karting Titles

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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…

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Abell Point Yacht Club to launch new Sunset Series

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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…

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South Marina Village Upgrades

08

Jul 2014

South Marina Village Upgrades

The upgrade of the South Marina Village is close to being complete with a few small projects soon to be closed out.  With the vision to create a destination marina, Abell Point are actively acquiring new entertainment options and activities to provide customers with a genuine entertainment precinct on the marina. Arrival & Departure Plaza The entry to the South Marina Village off Shingley Drive…

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North Village Upgrades

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Jul 2014

North Village Upgrades

The remediation and beautification of the North Marina Village is in full swing and very close to completion for the peak of the cruising season. Old Marina Office The demolition of the existing marina office at the roundabout has been replaced with an open paved area, complete with umbrellas and seating providing the perfect place to have fish and chips or an ice cream with friends or family. …

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Dredging Project Commences

08

Jul 2014

Dredging Project Commences

Abell Point Marina dredging project is now underway with first testing being completed last Friday and a full schedule expected to start this week. The dredging team have been working hard over the past three months to profile a dredging process that will effectively target high areas areas across the marina that have previously caused access issues on a low tide.  In targeting 20% of high areas across…

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Sunrise broadcasting from the revitalised Abell Point Marina

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Jun 2014

Sunrise broadcasting from the revitalised Abell Point Marina

Abell Point Marina are excited to announce that Sunrise TV show will be broadcasting their weather crosses live from the South Marina Village on Monday 30th June. With the multi-million dollar development less than a month away from completion, Abell Point Marina is fast becoming the destination of choice for yachties this cruising season.  With the upgrade of customer amenities, multi-lane arrival/departure plaza, increased car parking, opening of new Barcelona…

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