Tag: Great Barrier Reef


Abell Point launches new superyacht website

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Oct 2017

Abell Point launches new superyacht website

Abell Point Marina have today launched a new superyacht website, providing a wealth of information for superyacht captains, owners and crew relating their superyacht marina facilities, as well as cruising the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. Since being awarded Best Innovation by a Marina at the 2017 Marina Industry Awards, Abell Point is gaining a reputation for their innovative marketing strategies focused on driving visitation…

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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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The reef is looking healthy & vibrant!

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Mar 2017

The reef is looking healthy & vibrant!

There has been a lot of speculation over recent years about the health of the Great Barrier Reef in the Whitsunday region and in a media release issued today by Tourism Whitsundays, CEO Craig Turner explains that the heart of the Great Barrier Reef is alive and ticking. In response to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s (GBRMPA) announcement this morning around the health of…

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Reef Awareness One Step Closer

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Dec 2016

Reef Awareness One Step Closer

Published: Whitsunday Times, Thursday 1 December Puttinga smile on the faces of children who have never seen the Great Barrier Reef is what motivates Spirit and Soul Foundation member Dave Freeman. Thanks to the good will of twop generous companies,, this goal is one step closer to completion. Mr Freeman presented Abell Point Marina general manager Luke McCaul and Mirage Whitsundays general manager Ann-Marie Oxley…

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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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