Superyacht News


Study shows superyacht value

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Apr 2017

Study shows superyacht value

Source – Ocean Magazine Online (21.04.2017) The first, comprehensive national survey covering the economic value of Australia’s superyacht industry – every facet from manufacturing and refit, to jobs and suppliers – identifies the potential of this lucrative sector and the barriers to unlocking it. If the government fixes our legislation, so foreign superyachts have freedom to charter here, like they do in New Zealand, our…

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Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities

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Apr 2017

Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities

13 April 2017 MEDIA RELEASE – from Treasurer & Minister for Trade & Investment, The Honourable Curtis Pitt. Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities The Palaszczuk Government has received Superyacht Australia’s report on the ‘Economic Impact of the Superyacht Sector on the Australian Economy’ and will prepare a formal response. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government had contributed $20,000 to the…

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20

Jan 2017

Abell Point Marina | Great Barrier Reef Superyacht Port

Abell Point Marina, located in the heart of Queensland’s Whitsunday islands, has emerged as a premier Superyacht destination on Australia’s East Coast. Emerging as a base for both private and charter vessels, our upgraded Superyacht facilities, focus on exceptional customer service and being the first marina in the world to attain 5 Gold Anchor global marina accreditation, make Abell Point the marina of choice in…

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Whitsundays: 5 days, 7 guests, 7 islands, countless memories

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Nov 2016

Whitsundays: 5 days, 7 guests, 7 islands, countless memories

Article by Ocean Alliance | 4 November 2016 Ocean Alliance was the first Australian Superyacht Charter Company to coordinate a 5-day familiarisation trip of the Whitsundays for leading international superyacht charter brokers and media, hosted on board the 40m SILENTWORLD. The Owner of Silentworld, a luxury yacht managed and represented exclusively for charters by Ocean Alliance, provided this cruising opportunity. The itinerary was strongly supported…

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21

Sep 2016

5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that we are now officially the first marina in the world to be awarded 5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation. The 5 Gold Anchor accreditation is comparable to the 5-star rating for accommodation and provides a benchmark standard for marinas in terms of facilities and customer service. For Abell Point Marina receiving this accolade confirms our commitment to first-class service…

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09

Sep 2016

Superyachts at Abell Point Marina

It has been a busy season for Abell Point Marina, with a range of stunning superyachts calling the marina home. We took the opportunity to capture some incredible footage of the yachts docked on our dedicated Superyacht arm to illustrate the first-class facilities we have for vessels of this size at Abell Point Marina. Enjoy!


Regulation “100% outdated” superyacht owner says

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Aug 2016

Regulation “100% outdated” superyacht owner says

Article published: Mackay Daily Mercury | 16th Aug 2016 SUPERYACHT regulation, which once had a frustrated Giorgio Armani cut his trip to the Whitsundays short, is one step closer to an overhaul. The State Government has funded a $20,000 economic impact study to find out just how much a visit from one of the luxury cruisers would boost a local economy. It was a move Abell Point Marina…

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06

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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NORTHROP & JOHNSON OPEN OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA

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Mar 2016

NORTHROP & JOHNSON OPEN OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA

February 17, 2016 Northrop & Johnson is delighted to announce our new brick-and-mortar location on Australia’s beautiful Gold Coast in Burleigh Heads. At the helm of Northrop & Johnson Australia is Managing Director Cameron Bray. Bray is a Gold Coast native with extensive yachting experience. He has worked in various sectors of the industry, including as a captain, sales broker, retail charter agent and yacht…

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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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