Precious real estate in the Whitsundays at Shute Harbour Marina Resort

Kate Farrelly

Domain Reporter

Special Feature

Best-selling author and avid boatie Michael Port once said you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a boat. He considers boating his happy place and it seems he’s not alone.

According to results from a Boating Industry Association survey, there were more than 920,000 registered boats across the country in the year to June 2021, and one in 10 Aussies had a boat licence – that’s more than 2.5 million.

Perhaps it will be no surprise to hear Queenslanders have…

Continue reading this news article…