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Your gateway to the Whitsundays

Your gateway to the Whitsundays

At this years 2015 Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) Rendezvous (27-30 August) Abell Point Marina will host the crews from around Australia and the world with a family and friends barbecue. Abell Point Marina owner Paul Darrouzet says “This event is the Marinas way to officially welcome the SICYC members to the Whitsundays with crews sharing food, beverages, tables and good vibes.”

Abell Point Marina is uniquely located at the Gateway to the Whitsundays, one of Australia’s most prestigious and world-renowned tourism destinations. With direct access to the Whitsundays 74 Islands and Great Barrier Reef, Abell Point Marina is located in Airlie Beach and is the tourism, transport and recreation hub of the Whitsundays region.

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The Marina is always working to improve the experience of guest vessels by bringing back good old fashion service. Mr. Darrouzet explains “A courtesy car is available for our marina customers to use free of charge so they can shop for provisions at the local shopping area without the need for a taxi”.

Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina has introduced a helicopter transfers to transit customers to their vessel quicker so more time can be spent out on the water . “The heli-service meets with four flights daily into Proserpine Airport and transfer our customers to the marina direct to their vessel in under 10 minutes.” confirms Mr. Darrouzet.  For those wanting to travel further afield, the heli-service offers flights from the Marina out over the Whitsundays.

The Marinas’ brand by line Stay – Play – Explore are three words that resonate strongly with the Marina’s desire to be seen as welcoming, service-oriented and friendly. The line neatly sums up the appeal of Abell Point Marina – a place to moor and stay for a while, a place where there are enjoyable activities on offer and a gateway to Airlie Beach region and the glorious Whitsundays.

Mr Darrouzet, who is a major sponsor of the Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club and himself a Vice Commodore (of Surprise Rock), explains “A strong relationship has developed between our two entities through a great synergy” The Marina providing the perfect base for the ever growing SICYC to springboard out to the Whitsundays and the regions annual on-water events.


By Andy kancachian