Tenant News: 2017 to be another big year for Whitsunday Escape

Tenant News: 2017 to be another big year for Whitsunday Escape

On the back of their Gold Whitsunday Tourism Award for Unique Accommodation and their Silver Queensland Tourism Award win in the same category, as well as extending their current office space and taking on additional staff to service their ever-growing fleet, it is evident that 2016 has been a great year for the team at Whitsunday Escape.

Well, it appears the success story does not end there, with business going from strength to strength for the team at Whitsunday Escape. In 2017, they will introduce an additional three new vessels to their ever-growing bareboat fleet, offering customers an increasingly impressive choice of bareboat charter options in the Whitsundays.

For the catamaran lovers, they will spoilt for choice with the addition of a Leopard 48 Catamaran and a Leopard 40.1 – both spacious and roomy, with the new light timbered Leopard design, these award-winning sailing catamarans are perfect for charter in the Whitsundays. Large outdoor living spaces, a well-appointed galley and comfortable en-suite cabins offer charterers an element of class and luxury on-the-water.  One of the most unique elements of the new Leopard design is the walk-through saloon with doors opening directly onto the foredeck, creating the perfect natural ventilation system to suit our tropical climate.

For the monohulls lovers, the new designed Beneteau 41.1 is incredibly beamy making the cockpit living space a real bonus in the tropical Whitsundays. The brand new Beneteau sailing yacht is twin helm making for easy handling and accommodates 6 guests comfortably. The light and airy interior is incredibly inviting and the perfect place to relax after a day sailing the Whitsundays.

Alita DeBrincat, Reservations Manager says of the fleet additions “We are thrilled to have three new beautiful boats available for charter in our fleet. The new boats are modern, stylish and perfect for sailing in the Whitsundays. Having new products for our customers is the key to our business success and the growth of the local tourism industry. Bareboating is a hero experience for the Whitsundays and plays a vital role in local tourism and bringing visitors to our region. Having new boats available for people to hire and explore this sailing mecca at their own pace, is essential to having a solid customer base return year after year to try something new. Who wouldn’t want to be holidaying in the Whitsundays on a brand-new boat??”

Whitsunday Escape have operated from the North Village at Abell Point Marina for 28 years and have won multiple awards for their commitment to tourism. For more information on the new vessels, visit their website.

Joscelyn O'Keefe

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