Media Releases


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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Sydney Harbour Regatta 3-4 March

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Feb 2018

Sydney Harbour Regatta 3-4 March

Abell Point Marina is the proud major sponsor of the Sydney Harbour Regatta for the second consecutive year to celebrate the regattas 13th Anniversary. This is one of the largest competitive keelboat regattas in Australia. Abell Point Marina has aligned with the Middle Harbour Yacht Club Sydney Harbour Regatta to collaborate with this prestigious yacht club and grow brand awareness with the Sydney boating community….

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Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

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Jan 2018

Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 24, 2018 There will be full-on action and entertainment at the Rodeo by the Reef, this Saturday, January 27, when the dirt and dust of rodeo shenanigans kicks off alongside the beautiful azure waters of the Whitsundays in a bull, bronco and barrel bonanza. All eyes will be on Bowen on the Australia Day Weekend, with the Rodeo by…

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Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 17, 2018 They’ve arrived! At 3.05pm yesterday, the first of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived into the Whitsundays following Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race up the east coast of Australia. Skippered by 24-year-old Brit Nikki Henderson, Visit Seattle crossed the finish line off the coast of Airlie Beach at 15:05:36 local time, completing the…

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Clipper Race fleet to arrive in Whitsundays within days

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet to arrive in Whitsundays within days

It is now just a few days until the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrives in the Whitsundays. Expected arrival times have been put back due to the challenging weather conditions of the southern states, with the first yachts now expected to arrive on Tuesday (January 16). A tight finish is predicted, with the yachts currently bunched together as they race up the…

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Abell Point’s support makes a difference in Kenya.

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Jan 2018

Abell Point’s support makes a difference in Kenya.

When Whitsunday local Josh Smith and his partner Brittany decided to raise funds to assist with a community program in Kenya, Africa the team at Abell Point were happy to support. Josh previously worked at Abell Point onboard the charter vessel Atlantic Clipper, so when the need arose to raise funds to travel Africa to carry out some incredibly worthwhile aid projects, the marina team…

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Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 6, 2018 It is now only one week to go until the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet sails into the Whitsundays. The ocean-going yachts are expected to start arriving into Airlie Beach on Saturday, January 13, following their race up the east coast of Australia in the Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The crews are looking forward to a…

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Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

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Jan 2018

Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 4, 2018 The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is about to embark on the last race of its All-Australian Leg, as it races up the east coast of Australia to the Whitsundays in Race 4: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The All-Australian Leg is the fourth of eight legs, which make up the 40,000 nautical mile voyage…

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Abell Point 2017 Year In Review

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Dec 2017

Abell Point 2017 Year In Review

From experiencing one of the worst weather events ever to hit the Whitsundays, to the achievement of prestigious awards and accolades, it is safe to say 2017 has been a roller coaster for Abell Point Marina. The year commenced with a focus on continuous improvement in the form of upgrades to private and public amenities, the dredging and parkway projects in full swing and progress…

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Dec 2017

Clipper Race fleet now on east coast of Australia

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release December 15, 2017 The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet has made it to the east coast of Australia and has one more race left before it starts heading north to the Whitsundays, in Queensland. The Clipper yachts started arriving into Sydney on Friday, December 15, and crews will now enjoy a rest in the nation’s capital before taking…

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