Marina News


Paul Darrouzet accepting award at the ASMEX Industry Awards

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Jun 2017

2017 Australian Marine Industry Award Winners Announced

Media Release: 2 June 2017 – AIMEX After a successful first day at the ASMEX 2017 conference, the Australian Marine Industry last night awarded business excellence in the industry at the annual Awards Gala Presentation Dinner held in Sanctuary Cove. Over 260 guests gathered to acknowledge and support the outstanding achievements of businesses in the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Marine Industries. The night…

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Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

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May 2017

Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – from AIMEX & Superyacht Australia Wednesday 17th May The winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2017 were announced at a glittering ceremony held at Palazzo Vecchio in the beautiful city of Florence Italy on Saturday night 17 May. The 3 finalists in this year’s Voyager’s category were all incredible journeys making the judges’ task of selecting a winner not easy. But…

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Hemingway’s to open at Abell Point Marina

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May 2017

Hemingway’s to open at Abell Point Marina

For immediate release: Another significant addition to the Abell Point offer launches this weekend, 12 May, just in time for the start of the cruising season. With the marina making good progress with the restoration works after TC Debbie passed through the Whitsundays at the end of March, the opening of Hemingway’s is a positive development for marina guests and the wider Whitsunday region. Located…

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Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

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May 2017

Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

Article by – Petrea McCarthy, Mysailing.com A trip to the Whitsundays instead of winter at home, the cruise of a lifetime, or part of a grander plan? Whatever your motivation for sailing north this year, now is the time to prepare. The beauty of cruising is that whether it is your first or fortieth time up the coast, there is always something new to discover. Whether…

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Abell Point Transitions to Recovery

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Apr 2017

Abell Point Transitions to Recovery

As Abell Point Marina returns to full operations with Easter approaching, our team will now transition from crisis management into the role of recovery and restoration of the marina precinct. Whilst there was damage to 15% of the on water infrastructure mainly in the North marina, we now have a comprehensive rectification schedule due for full completion by mid September.  This is great news for you…

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Marina recovery update 07.04.2017

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Apr 2017

Marina recovery update 07.04.2017

The team at Abell Point have made quite a few developments this week as we progress towards our goal of achieving full operations. We have included below updates under the main operations centres across the marina. On Land Village Power – Power has now been restored to both the North and South Villages with both private amenities operational with hot water. – Most shops are now…

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Premier urges holidaymakers to visit the Whitsundays

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Apr 2017

Premier urges holidaymakers to visit the Whitsundays

For immediate release: 11.04.2017 by Tourism Whitsundays What a difference a week makes! These were the words of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk who dropped into the Whitsundays on Tuesday (April 11) to throw her full support behind the region following exTropical Cyclone Debbie. The Premier, who was joined by Tourism Minister Kate Jones on the visit, has pledged $5 million in funding for the parts…

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Whitsundays is open for business

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Apr 2017

Whitsundays is open for business

Despite the disruption to normal business that TC Debbie threw at us last week, the Whitsundays are very much open for business. With charter operators hitting the water just days after the cyclone, restaurants and cafes opening once the water came back on and trade and marine service providers working around the clock to regain a sense of normality in the region, it is obvious…

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Boaties step up to help each other out.

04

Apr 2017

Boaties step up to help each other out.

A team of experienced tradespeople and marina industry workers have been coordinated through the BIA (Boating Industry Association) to support their members in the Whitsunday region coping with damage to vessels and marinas. The team arrived in region yesterday and set to work almost immediately assisting with pontoon repairs at Abell Point Marina. Led by BIA Queensland Manager, the team of nine will provide a…

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