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Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

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Oct 2017

Abell Point Marina strikes double gold!

It was a record attendance at the 2017 Whitsunday Tourism Awards at Hamilton Island this weekend. Over 340 attended the gala dinner with representatives from local tourism operators, regional and state tourism bodies, and local and state government, all gathering together to celebrate the achievements of the tourism industry this year. The message for the night was that the Whitsundays is ‘batting well above average’…

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Aug 2017

Abell Point Marina_Events

Abell Point Marina hosts a variety of key events throughout the year to attract customers to the marina and visitors to the Whitsunday region. If you have not yet experienced an Abell Point event, keep your eyes peeled on social media and our website for the next exciting event on the calendar. Upcoming Events: Marina Reef & Beef Party – Friday 15 September. Book your…

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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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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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Abell Point Marina development updates

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Jul 2017

Abell Point Marina development updates

As the marina team prepare for a busy cruising season, there are a number of developments that are progressing across the marina that I would like to provide an update on. All projects are progressing with a view to be fully operational in the peak of the cruising season in August/September. Pontoon Replacement and Repairs (Managed by Superior Jetties) New Arms, North Marina (HJK, FG…

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Whitsundays Completes All-Australian Clipper Leg

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Jun 2017

Whitsundays Completes All-Australian Clipper Leg

Media Release: 28 January 2017 – clipperroundtheworld.com The Clipper Race visits some of the most extraordinary and beautiful places on the planet, so it’s no surprise that the 2017-18 edition will be returning to the Whitsundays. A real crew favourite, the Whitsundays made its debut in the 2015-16 race, and will be a fitting end to the All-Australian Leg 4. “The Whitsundays was an extremely…

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Maintenance Manager, Ross Paterson signing off on new pontoons on H, J, K arm with Project Manager for Superior Jetties, Ryan Hogan

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Jun 2017

North marina village pontoons completed on schedule

Today marks another significant milestone in the recovery project at Abell Point Marina with the completion of H, J and K arms in the north marina. Project Manager for jetty contractor Superior Jetties, Ryan Hogan, today officially handed over the completed arms to Abell Point Maintenance Manager, Ross Paterson. Works continue on F & G arm, which are schedule for completion mid July, with the first…

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Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

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May 2017

Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

Article by – Petrea McCarthy, Mysailing.com A trip to the Whitsundays instead of winter at home, the cruise of a lifetime, or part of a grander plan? Whatever your motivation for sailing north this year, now is the time to prepare. The beauty of cruising is that whether it is your first or fortieth time up the coast, there is always something new to discover. Whether…

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Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

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Apr 2017

Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

13.04.2017 At press conference held this morning at Abell Point Marina,  David Jones from Carnival Australia applauded the effort of the Airlie Beach community for getting back to business so soon after TC Debbie. In his words, “Airlie Beach and the community have pulled off a miracle” in restoring normality to the town and the arrival of the Pacific Dawn from Brisbane today confirmed the…

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