Tag: whitsundays


Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

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May 2018

Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games The Honourable Kate Jones Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has revealed the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival injected around $2 million into the local economy. Ms Jones said the event held in January generated almost 8800 visitor nights from attendees outside the region….

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APYC Coral Cruise 2018

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Apr 2018

APYC Coral Cruise 2018

It is set to be another jam packed schedule of events at this year’s Abell Point Yacht Club Coral Cruise. All are welcome to sign up for a week of great sailing, fun activities and good conversation with like-minded boaties. In support of the rally and as ongoing sponsors of the Abell Point Yacht Club, Abell Point Marina has extended a night’s complimentary berthing for…

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Cyclone Warning issued by Bureau of Meterology – 03.04.18

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Apr 2018

Cyclone Warning issued by Bureau of Meterology – 03.04.18

Tropical cyclone warning has now been declared for parts of the Lower Burdekin, Central Coast & Whitsunday Islands. Abell Point Marina has begun preparations to pack down and secure the site. Please refer to our Tropical Cyclone Preparedness Procedure for the minimum requirements necessary for vessels berthed at Abell Point Marina in severe weather. If you are unable to ensure the safety of your vessel,…

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Cumberland Charter Yachts

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Mar 2018

Aquila 44 Takes the Whitsundays by storm

Cumberland Charter Yachts Wednesday, 28 March 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In as little as 12 months, Cumberland Charter Yachts have welcomed their second Aquila 44 power catamaran into their fleet this week, making them the only bareboat company in the country that holiday makers can charter one through. The Aquila 44 was first launched at the Miami Boat Show in America in 2014 and went…

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An Easter egg hunt with a twist

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Mar 2018

An Easter egg hunt with a twist

A dive shop in The Whitsundays is having an Easter egg hunt with a twist.  Dive instructors and volunteers have placed dozens of aluminium coins tied to existing plastic marine debris above the high tide line.  The Whitsunday beach treasure hunt hopes to encourage kids, young adults and families to dive, snorkel and walk the beautiful beaches of The Whitsundays.  Find a coin and help…

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Join us for coffee and a catch up at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

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Mar 2018

Join us for coffee and a catch up at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

It’s boat show time again and the team at Abell Point are excited about getting down to the Gold Coast to exhibit at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. This premium boat show is hosted every year in the stunning Sanctuary Cove marina village giving attendees the chance to experience the very best in marina products, services and nautical trends. The marina will be packed with…

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Whitsunday marine group has new post cyclone story to tell

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Mar 2018

Whitsunday marine group has new post cyclone story to tell

Luke McCaul is determined to learn from the lessons of the past and share that knowledge with the Whitsunday marine community. When Cyclone Debbie crossed the coast at Airlie Beach, the Abell Point Marina manager was ready to implement his internal disaster management plan. But it soon became evident there was a hitch. His plan was developed in isolation and an event of this magnitude…

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5 Reasons to Eat in the Marina

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Feb 2018

5 Reasons to Eat in the Marina

Guest Blog from industry partners at IMPOS – 16.02.18   As a first-class boating destination on Australia’s east coast and the largest marina of its type in Australia, Abell Point Marina is a common launching place for boat tours and a temporary home for boats. But its quality facilities aren’t the only reason people visit this iconic spot. In the past few years, Abell Point Marina has…

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Enhanced visitor experience in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

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Feb 2018

Enhanced visitor experience in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

There have been some big changes to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park over the last 10 months, with the development of additional walking tracks throughout the islands and the installation of 37 new moorings at popular anchorages throughout the Whitsundays. The much-anticipated walking track on Langford Island was completed last week by Queensland Parks & Wildlife, and now gives visitors access to this once…

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Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

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Feb 2018

Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

The Whitsundays came alive to celebrate the arrival of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet to our region. What better way to celebrate their arrival than to host a two-week carnival of events – the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival. The fleet arrived slightly behind schedule on 16 January 2018, after some challenging conditions on the Wondrous Whitsundays Race up from Hobart. Visit Seattle…

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