Media Releases


Locals Campaign

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May 2015

Locals Campaign

It’s not just for yachties. We love seeing the locals in our little village. It’s buzzing at the Barcelona Tapas Bar, Sorrento’s Restaurant, the Sunset Bar and the coast’s best outdoor deck. You might even make a new nautical friend or two. Check out the range of local specials in the vibrant village of Abell Point Marina valid throughout the month of June 2015. General Terms…

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Cumberland Charter Yachts proud to announce we have achieved our Ecotourism Certificate!

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May 2015

Cumberland Charter Yachts proud to announce we have achieved our Ecotourism Certificate!

CCY are dedicated to promoting sustainable travel that benefits local communities, culture, and heritage and minimise impacts on the environment. We believe if you are looking to travel to pristine and aesthetically pleasing locations to experience something new and beautiful you must be committed to ensure its sustainability. Unfortunately, it is usually these environments that are the most fragile and susceptible to outside influences/impacts (Climate…

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Abell Point Marina in the Whitsundays  Welcomed in to the ECLAT Club

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May 2015

Abell Point Marina in the Whitsundays Welcomed in to the ECLAT Club

The East Coast Luxury Aquatic Travellers Club (ECLAT) is an exclusive marina berthing exchange program on the Australian eastern seaboard. The multi award winning premier marinas involved to date are: Runaway Bay Marina Qld, Soldiers Point Marina, Port Stephens NSW, Empire Marina Bobbin Head NSW and Gladesville Bridge Marina Sydney Harbour. Luke McCaul from Abell Point Marina at Airlie Beach in the beautiful Whitsundays, is…

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Abell Point Marina – expect the ‘blue carpet treatment’ in 2015

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May 2015

Abell Point Marina – expect the ‘blue carpet treatment’ in 2015

Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina has two more exceptional guest services to add to its bow – a concierge vehicle and the new dedicated helicopter service. “It’s all part of our bid to bring back good old-fashioned service,” said owner of marina, Paul Darrouzet. “For example, the concierge vehicle will be available for all marina customers…

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Settle for only the best in 2015

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Apr 2015

Settle for only the best in 2015

Refer a friend and save on berthing In April 12, 1904 Thomas Abell was the first European settler in Airlie Beach discovering a beautiful mainland base to bring up a family and establish a living. Soon after settling, Thomas invited his family and friends to come and discover the beauty of the Whitsundays and share in the opportunity to develop a future for the Abell…

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Whitsunday Coast Airport welcomes direct Melbourne flights

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Feb 2015

Whitsunday Coast Airport welcomes direct Melbourne flights

Abell Point Marina customers based in Melbourne now have a direct and seamless solution for transiting to their vessel based at Abell Point. Today Jetstar announced new direct flights from Melbourne to Whitsunday Coast Airport commencing 25th June this year. The direct flights operating three times weekly will run on a Monday, Thursday and Saturday. This is great news for our Melbourne customers as it now…

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APYC BBQ and Information Evening

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Feb 2015

APYC BBQ and Information Evening

Members & Prospective Members – You Are Invited To Attend Our Friday 13th BBQ and Information Evening When – Friday 13/2/15 6pm to 7.30pm            Where – Abell Point Marina South Village RSVP – Wednesday 11/2/15 to abellpointyc@gmail.com To members old and new; to those thinking about becoming members; and our current and potential sponsors, this is an invitation to our first social gathering to inform…

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Australia Day Berthing Deal – 4 days for the price of 3*

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Jan 2015

Australia Day Berthing Deal – 4 days for the price of 3*

Sail into Abell Point Marina this Australia Day long weekend. Book Friday 23rd to Monday 26th January 2015 to take advantage of the Australia Day Berthing Deal. With shore side celebrations at Sorrento Restaurant & Bar and in Main Street you’re certain to have a great patriotic day and make a new mate or two. Call our crew to make a booking and quote ‘Australia…

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Public Apology Clears Marina Owner’s Name

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Dec 2014

Public Apology Clears Marina Owner’s Name

Abell Point marina owner Paul Darrouzet has been successful in his defamation action against the Australian Financial Review (A.F.R.) regarding two articles published on the 18th and 19th of August. Both articles implied he received a commercial benefit as a result of political donations in 2013. A detailed correction published on page two of the A.F.R. on Tuesday 25th of November withdrew any and all…

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P&O and Princess Cruise Ships to continue operating into Abell Point Marina

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Sep 2014

P&O and Princess Cruise Ships to continue operating into Abell Point Marina

Abell Point Marina received the great news this week that P&O and Princess cruise ships will continue to disembark their passengers through Abell Point Marina over the coming summer season.  With the departure of Cruise Whitsundays to Port of Airlie, the cruise ships were presented with an alternative proposal to disembark passengers over at the new Port of Airlie reef terminal.  However with the proven track record…

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