Superyacht News


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Aug 2017

Queensland Sets Course for New Superyacht Strategy

JOINT STATEMENT Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham Thursday, August 03, 2017 The Palaszczuk Government will develop Queensland’s first Superyacht Strategy in more than three years and also provide $45,000 sponsorship to the Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference to prevent it relocating to…

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Australian Government opens up the Great Barrier Reef to superyachts

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Aug 2017

Australian Government opens up the Great Barrier Reef to superyachts

AIMEX Media Release: 1 August 2017 Superyacht Australia (SA) has for some time been seeking to reform the Whitsundays Plan of Management in order to facilitate greater access for vessels over 35 metres in length. Marine Tourism is a significant part of the Australian economy and a growing contributor to Australia’s tourism offering. Superyacht Australia has been lobbying for the past 9 years to allow…

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Abell Point Marina wins Marina of the Year

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Aug 2017

Abell Point Marina wins Marina of the Year

In a gala award ceremony hosted last night at the Marine17 conference at Sydney’s newly revamped exhibition centre, Abell Point Marina took out the coveted Marina of the Year award. This nationally accredited awards program judged by the Marina Industries Association recognizes excellence in the marina industry. Luke McCaul, Abell Point’s General Manager agrees the award belongs to the hard work of the dedicated marina…

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09

Jul 2017

Cruising coastal Australia | Whitsundays & Great Barrier Reef.

Tourism Australia have released this incredible video showcasing the aquatic and coastal experiences available in our stunning country. Abell Point is located at the gateway to the Whitsunday islands and Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, so many of these experiences are on our doorstep. Contact our friendly team for more information.


Paul Darrouzet accepting  award at the ASMEX Industry Awards

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Jun 2017

Abell Point Marina owner Superyacht Champion of the Year

At the ASMEX 2017 conference held in Sanctuary Cove last month during the annual Awards Gala Presentation Dinner Mr Paul Darrouzet, was awarded Superyacht Industry Champion of the year. His achievements were announced to a sold out gala dinner of industry peers who had gathered to acknowledge and support the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Industries. Paul…

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Paul Darrouzet accepting award at the ASMEX Industry Awards

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Jun 2017

2017 Australian Marine Industry Award Winners Announced

Media Release: 2 June 2017 – AIMEX After a successful first day at the ASMEX 2017 conference, the Australian Marine Industry last night awarded business excellence in the industry at the annual Awards Gala Presentation Dinner held in Sanctuary Cove. Over 260 guests gathered to acknowledge and support the outstanding achievements of businesses in the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Marine Industries. The night…

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Australian Superyacht Rendezvous Roundup

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May 2017

Australian Superyacht Rendezvous Roundup

Media Release: Ocean Media (Online) The inaugural Australian Superyacht Rendezvous staged 19 and 20 May at Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard has been hailed a major success, shining the spotlight on the economic and tourism potential of the superyacht industry and the Asia Pacific as the ultimate superyacht cruising destination. The marine industry – which has Australia’s largest concentration of marine trades within the…

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Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

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May 2017

Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – from AIMEX & Superyacht Australia Wednesday 17th May The winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2017 were announced at a glittering ceremony held at Palazzo Vecchio in the beautiful city of Florence Italy on Saturday night 17 May. The 3 finalists in this year’s Voyager’s category were all incredible journeys making the judges’ task of selecting a winner not easy. But…

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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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