Media Releases


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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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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Council approves design for $6.3 million Airlie Foreshore Revitalisation

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Mar 2018

Council approves design for $6.3 million Airlie Foreshore Revitalisation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 28 MARCH, 2018 Whitsunday Regional Council today voted unanimously to approve the detailed design for the $6.3 million Airlie Beach Foreshore Revitalisation Project. Mayor Andrew Willcox said once completed, the newly developed foreshore area will provide a place where residents and tourists can gather, attend events and relax in a high-quality seaside environment. “This will activate the Airlie Beach foreshore and…

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Cumberland Charter Yachts

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Mar 2018

Aquila 44 Takes the Whitsundays by storm

Cumberland Charter Yachts Wednesday, 28 March 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In as little as 12 months, Cumberland Charter Yachts have welcomed their second Aquila 44 power catamaran into their fleet this week, making them the only bareboat company in the country that holiday makers can charter one through. The Aquila 44 was first launched at the Miami Boat Show in America in 2014 and went…

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An Easter egg hunt with a twist

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Mar 2018

An Easter egg hunt with a twist

A dive shop in The Whitsundays is having an Easter egg hunt with a twist.  Dive instructors and volunteers have placed dozens of aluminium coins tied to existing plastic marine debris above the high tide line.  The Whitsunday beach treasure hunt hopes to encourage kids, young adults and families to dive, snorkel and walk the beautiful beaches of The Whitsundays.  Find a coin and help…

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Great Barrier Reef shines in collaboration focus at Australian Superyacht Rendezvous

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Mar 2018

Great Barrier Reef shines in collaboration focus at Australian Superyacht Rendezvous

Key Facts: Four major superyacht marinas on Great Barrier Reef collaborate to spread destination message Great Barrier Reef hero experiences the focus for industry collaboration Abell Point Marina, Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina Port Douglas, Cairns Marlin Marina and Hamilton Island collaborate under Superyacht Group Great Barrier Reef banner Collaboration supported by Superyacht Australia and Australian Superyacht Rendezvous Delivering a unified Great Barrier Reef destination message is…

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Whitsunday marine group has new post cyclone story to tell

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Mar 2018

Whitsunday marine group has new post cyclone story to tell

Luke McCaul is determined to learn from the lessons of the past and share that knowledge with the Whitsunday marine community. When Cyclone Debbie crossed the coast at Airlie Beach, the Abell Point Marina manager was ready to implement his internal disaster management plan. But it soon became evident there was a hitch. His plan was developed in isolation and an event of this magnitude…

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Countdown is on to the Sydney Harbour Regatta

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Mar 2018

Countdown is on to the Sydney Harbour Regatta

For immediate release – 01.03.2018 Abell Point Marina located in the Whitsundays, becomes major sponsor of New South Wales’ largest keelboat regatta for the second consecutive year. Hosted by the Middle Harbour Yacht Club the Sydney Harbour Regatta takes place 3rd and 4th March. After an extended entry deadline was offered last month to allow more yachts to register, the regatta has attracted a wide…

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