Abell Point Marina – PLATINUM SPONSOR
We are pleased to announce that Abell Point Marina and VMR Whitsunday have agreed to a three year Platinum sponsorship. Abell Point Marina has secured naming rights on the vessel, Abell Point Marina VMR1. Berthing is in a privileged position near the fuel dock, is convenient to crews and emergency services providing a speedy departure. The sponsorship also includes a cash component, which will greatly assist to cover operating costs and unforeseen circumstances. We thank our Patron, Paul Darrouzet, of Abell Point Marina for his generosity and support.
Abell Point Marina now under new ownership is charting a new course. Uniquely located at the Gateway to the Whitsundays, Abell Point is one of Australia’s most prestigious and world-renowned tourism destinations with direct access to the 74 Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Located in Airlie Beach, North Queensland, 30 minute drive from Proserpine Airport or a ferry transfer from Hamilton Island Airport. Protected by the uniquely designed iconic breakwater, Abell Point Marina is the largest marina of its type in Australia, giving it the well-earned reputation as the tourism, transport and recreation hub of the Whitsundays Region.
The Marina comprises 507 wet berths and can accommodate vessels up to 70m. Each slip has water and shore power and three phase requirements can be catered for. Premium concierge services available include daily dockhands, after hours security patrols, pump out facilities, 24 hour fuel (including fast flow diesel), CCTV and secure gate access. It is protected by a unique rock wall breakwater and is cyclone rated – a perfect place for both long and short term stays.
Abell Point Marina has 2500m2 of associated retail and commercial tenancies providing a full complement of services and facilities to support both leisure and commercial sectors of the boating industry. The marina village catering to most boating requirements include services for electrics and electronics, marine mechanics, dive shop and associated services, brokerage, chandlery and rigging, haul out facilities, boat yard and sails repairs. The introduction of the Ocean Club, floating customer lounge, adds to the concierge service with 12 en-suite bathrooms, check in office and relaxation sun deck with BBQ facilities, wifi and complimentary beverages.
Above and beyond these services it is an easy stroll within the marina precinct to relax at Hemingway’s Restaurant, Sorrento’s Restaurant, or cater for your own social gathering with an on-site bottle shop and kiosk to catch one of the many iconic Whitsundays sunsets.
Positioned at the gateway to the spectacular Whitsundays, Abell Point Marina hosts a variety of leisure options to get out and experience the true beauty of the islands and Great Barrier Reef. With experiences such as sailing, fishing, diving, island hopping and a variety of day adventures, Abell Point Marina is your perfect base for a Whitsundays escape.