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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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Bar Area

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Nov 2015

Further Expansions at Abell Point Marina Poised to Launch Prestigious Multi-Functional Facility to Meet Market Demand

Following $12 million of infrastructure upgrades, major works and beautification expansion for the past 2 years, Abell Point Marina is now poised to open a fully‐functioning, state‐of‐the‐art waterfront conference and wedding venue to capture regional, national and international markets. Opening in February 2016, this additional improvement to the marina precinct’s onshore facilities will fill a gap providing a unique venue encompassing world‐class food, captivating views overlooking the Whitsunday Islands…

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Clipper Round the World Stopover

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Nov 2015

WORLD’S LONGEST OCEAN RACE TO VISIT THE WHITSUNDAYS

The famous Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the world’s longest ocean race, will stop in the Whitsundays Airlie Beach this January for the first time in its nineteen year history. The biennial 40,000 mile Clipper Race is regarded as one of the toughest endurance challenges on the planet. It was established in 1996 by British yachting legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to…

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Whitsunday SUP Challenge

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Nov 2015

Whitsunday SUP Challenge 2016

ABOUT WHITSUNDAY SUP CHALLENGE The Whitsunday Islands set the scene for an epic week-long event of sail and SUP. Grab your mates, choose a boat, and challenge yourselves to the best week of stand up paddle boarding. Two divisions, Competitive and Cruising, allow both serious and not-so-serious paddlers to compete side by side with competitors of equal ability. There’s a full social calendar, new friends to be…

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World’s biggest catamaran visits Whitsunday marina

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Nov 2015

World’s biggest catamaran visits Whitsunday marina

The world’s largest catamaran fits perfectly at a Queensland marina, which has been dredged and upgraded to provide superyacht facilities in the heart of the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef.  The world’s largest luxury catamaran, S/Y HEMISPHERE has found a fitting base this week in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The 44-metre catamaran, with 16.6metre beam has been easily accommodated within Airlie Beach’s…

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Hands Across the Blue 2015

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Sep 2015

Australia’s Largest Prostate Check Returns Positive Results

Last weekend on Saturday 29 August, 180 boats, Power and Sail joined together in the Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) Rendezvous in Gloucester Passage, featuring the ‘Hands Across the Blue’ for Prostate Cancer. Hosted in the stunning turquoise waters of the Whitsundays, yachties from around the world gathered in their dinghies in the shallows just off the beach from Montes Reef Resort holding “hands…

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