Superyacht News


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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Regulation “100% outdated” superyacht owner says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Regulation “100% outdated” superyacht owner says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

22

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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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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Australia ‘Open for Business’ for visiting Superyachts

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May 2015

Australia ‘Open for Business’ for visiting Superyachts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 MAY 2015 AUSTRALIA GOVERNEMENT LISTENS TO SUPERYACHT INDUSTRY Superyacht Australia (SA) has made the announcement “Australia is open for business to Foreign Flagged Superyachts wishing to charter in Australia.” Superyacht Australia has been working diligently over the past 12 months lobbying government to allow easier access to Foreign Flagged vessels to charter in Australia. Superyacht Australia CEO M Edwards said “We…

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