Members' discount

The following service providers give BOA Members  up to 10% discount, not exceeding $100.

     Location                Contact                           Phone                           Email


N.S.W.                   Adan Smith                   1800 453 886 

Australian Maritime Consultancy          N.S.W.                   Glenn Mathias               0419 403 267 


N.S.W.                   Dave Giddings                0412 366 998

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  Pittwater               Brent Taylor                    0409 269 404

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 Statis Marine Electrics    N.S.W.                   Bryce Statis                   0438 644 418


N.S.W.                  Robbie Treharne             0419 273 204 


Pittwater            Sandy Wallace                 0404 950 112  


Solicoitors: Vaarzon-Morel  N.S.W            Marcel Vaarzon-Morel      02 - 4929 1174

N.S.W.                  Harold Balser                 02 - 9790 5232

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You can read the MAY 2021 issue of AFLOAT by clicking  here or / and collect your copy at your favourite distribution point.

AFLOAT broadcasts a fortnightly newsletter. The current issue:  Friday 14 May can be read by clicking here

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Marine Rescue Soundings magazine​

To read issue 46 Autumn 2021 click here

Marine Rescue NSW TV

 Marine Rescue NSW launched their 7th monthly online video.  Episodes go online in the first week of the month on the Marine Rescue NSW YouTube channel via the MRNSW website.

Click on the photo to see the current YouTube.

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Inflatable lifejacket self-service clinics

Commencing 12 March

Registered participants are eligible to receive free replacement parts for their inflatable lifejacket, or a $15 discount voucher that can be used towards the purchase of an inflatable lifejacket or self-service parts at a retail partner. Click here for details

Boating destinations

 See where services are available in Sydney Harbour: boat ramps, toilets, water etc, etc.

For details click here for locations click on the map.


Disposing of expired marine flares

The expired flares collection program is currently running until 18 April 2021. Find out how, when and where to dispose of old flares.

For details click here

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Boating Handbook

15 February 2021, the new boating handbook will be available from Service NSW offices. Meantime it can be read or the PDF downloaded by clicking here

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Manly Boat Shed

The Manly Boat Shed's  D.A. was approved to become a better and more user friendly set up, assisting boat owners and locals. 

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Looking for an available mooring in NSW,

click here

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The Snug Cove development of the Port of Eden is a major and complex project with multiple stakeholders that has been underway for over6 years.


The B.O.A.'s support for its corporate member 

 to build an “Eastern Balcony” assisted in getting it across the line with council . This is going to assist their members to better enjoy the benefits of their time on the water.


Do It Yourself  - Slipways

To do your own work on a slipway, contact the following:

We will add participating slips as more information becomes available.


Botany Bay

Sydney Harbour




March 2021

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January 2021

Shell Cove Marina - Shellharbour

The Shell Cove Marina is being constructed on the NSW south coast.,  a unique boating development. The marina opened to the ocean early 2021. The first berths are scheduled for completion by June 2021. 

Les Binkin announced as the Marina Manager. Click here for the press release by the Shellharbour City Council, issued 27 April 2021


What does your committee do for the BOA Membership

BOA committee members represent  the BOA members and boat owners in general, on a number of Government Advisory Groups:

Along the NSW coast there are a number of  "Regional Boating Advisory Groups" (RBAG) as well as "User Groups". Local BOA members represent the local boating community at these meetings.  To learn more about their work and where the the meetings are being held, please click here;

We are member of the Recreational Vessel Advisory Group (RVAG.) who discuss NSW issues. 

There are are other working groups where the BOA represents the NSW Boat Owners.