Dates confirmed for Airlie Beach Race Week


The Airlie Beach Race Week will be held from the 12-19 August this year with those dates confirmed in an announcement from the Whitsunday Sailing Club. It will be the 27th edition of the event and organisers are hopeful of clearing the high bar set in 2015. Based out of the Abell Point Marina, … [Read more...]

Visitors from the Clipper Fleet loved their stopover

Anthony Clifford, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Participant

An early arrival gave participants in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race a full week to take in the sights and sounds of the Whitsundays. As the fleet set off for the next leg of their journey, some competitors from this first half of the race had this as their final destination as the crews … [Read more...]

Volunteers step up to host yacht race

Last minute preparations

Organisers of the Clipper Round the World Race today praised the contributions of the staff and volunteers around the Abell Point Marina during their stay here. Having arrived last weekend, those providing assistance wound up working a little bit longer than expected but they took it in their … [Read more...]

Whitsunday Writers Festival back for its sixth year

abell point

Writers will be flocking to the Whitsundays this September for the sixth annual Whitsunday Writers Festival, hosted at the picturesque Abell Point Marina. Well known writers and locals will come together to discuss everything writing, from inspiration to publishing to book selling. Guests and … [Read more...]