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Whitsunday Jetski Tours ‘Once in a lifetime’ experience

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Jul 2016

Whitsunday Jetski Tours ‘Once in a lifetime’ experience

Whitsunday Jetski Tours and their guests were treated to a ‘Once in a lifetime’ experience last Friday on their Two Island Safari jetski tour enroute to Daydream Island. Tour guides Ian Wilson and Levi Shapendonk, had spotted a whale about 1km away and decided to have the guests shut down the jetski engines and enjoy the spectacle from afar, within 10 minutes the whale was…

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STS Young Endeavour

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Jul 2016

STS YOUNG ENDEAVOUR TO VISIT AIRLIE BEACH

WHAT:        STS Young Endeavour will arrive at Airlie Beach crewed by 24 young Australians from around the country, including six from Queensland. WHEN:    9:45am for a 10:00am arrival, Saturday 9 July 2016 WHERE:     Abell Point Marina, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach WHO:         Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe OAM RAN, Commanding Officer of STS Young Endeavour, and the 24 youth who have sailed the ship from Gladstone. The national…

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Jun 2016

The facts for the superyacht industry re coral bleaching

Australian International Marine Export Group | Superyacht Australia     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 3rd June Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) confirmed to Superyacht Australia at the recent ASMEX conference held 17/18 May at Sanctuary Cove in Queensland that superyachts cruising the Great Barrier Reef are not in any way causing coral bleaching. Simon Banks GM GBRMPA who attended the conference and provided an excellent…

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2016 Certificate of Excellence - Trip Advisor

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May 2016

CUMBERLAND CHARTER YACHTS EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

25/5/16 Press Release -for immediate release –   Cumberland Charter Yachts, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodation, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer…

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Whitsunday Dreaming

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May 2016

Whitsunday Dreaming

Press Release 4/5/16 for Immediate release. “Whitsunday Dreaming” the New Lagoon MY40 arrives in the Whitsundays, the first power lagoon of her kind in charter in Australia. There’s an exciting story behind the name “Whitsunday Dreaming” and her connection to the islands which make her a very special addition to the Cumberland Charter Yachts fleet. The Story goes she was ordered at the 2015 Sydney…

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Introducing our new multi-functional facility to Abell Point Marina’s Clients & Guests

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Feb 2016

Introducing our new multi-functional facility to Abell Point Marina’s Clients & Guests

Abell Point Marina is pleased to announce the imminent opening of their multi-functional facility, inviting all marina clients to Lure. This state-of-the art waterfront venue adds another dimension to the marina’s onshore facilities enabling guests to celebrate special occasions, weddings, corporate gatherings, launches, gala dinners and conferences.  Nestled in the heart of the Marina Village, it will encompass world-class food, captivating views, in a natural…

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departs Airlie Beach for Da Nang, Vietnam

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Jan 2016

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race departs Airlie Beach for Da Nang, Vietnam

Press Release: 18 January 2016 The Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race bid a fond farewell to Australia today as the seventh race of its 14-stage global series, The Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race, starts for Vietnam. The 4,310 nautical mile race will officially get underway with a Le Mans start, estimated around midday local (0200 UTC) tomorrow,  Tuesday 19 January, 100…

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LMAX EXCHANGE PIPS GREAT BRITAIN BY 42 SECONDS IN CLOSEST CLIPPER 2015-16 RACE FINISH INTO AIRLIE BEACH, WHITSUNDAYS

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Jan 2016

LMAX EXCHANGE PIPS GREAT BRITAIN BY 42 SECONDS IN CLOSEST CLIPPER 2015-16 RACE FINISH INTO AIRLIE BEACH, WHITSUNDAYS

The tightest, most thrilling battle of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race so far came right down to the final seconds as LMAX Exchange claimed an incredibly narrow victory over constant rival GREAT Britain in the Henri Lloyd Hobart to Whitsundays Race. Just 42 seconds separated the teams which crossed Airlie Beach’s Pioneer Bay Finish Line at 2137 (1137 UTC) and 2138 (1138…

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Airlie Beach next stop for Clipper Race fleet after successful Sydney Hobart campaign

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Jan 2016

Airlie Beach next stop for Clipper Race fleet after successful Sydney Hobart campaign

The sixth stage of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race got underway today following the fleet’s successful Sydney-Hobart campaign. The Henri Lloyd Hobart to Whitsundays Race is the sixth of 14 races which make up the 11-month global series which started from London at the end of August last year. The latest race started this morning (2 January 2016) at 1100 local time…

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Winner of the Sydney Hobart Clipper Yacht Race Da Nang Viet Nam at the finish line in Hobart, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

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Dec 2015

Clipper Race fleet finishes Sydney Hobart unscathed ahead of Whitsundays stopover

The Clipper Race fleet has arrived into Hobart after finishing famous Australian offshore classic the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (RSHYR). Wendy ‘Wendo’ Tuck, the first female Australian Skipper in the history of the Clipper Race, clinched first place in the Clipper 70 class of the RSHYR. There won’t be much time to celebrate or rest in Hobart for the Clipper Race fleet as the…

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