The following service providers agreed to give BOA Members up to 10% discount, not exceeding $100.
Company Location Contact Phone Email
Electricians - Statis Marine Electrics N.S.W. Bryce Statis 0438 644 418
Engineers - Yachtech Diesel Services Pittwater Sandy Wallace 0404 950 112
Solicoitors - Vaarzon-Morel N.S.W Marcel Vaarzon-Morel 02-4929 1174
Surveyors - Australian Maritime Consultancy N.S.W. Glenn Mathias 0419 403 267
Training - NSW Adam Smith 1800 453 886 https://www.abcboating.net.au/
The current addition of AFLOAT can be read by clicking here
The B.O.A. supports its corporate member the "North Harbour Sailing Club "
The N.H.S.C. is seeking approval from Manly Council to build the “Eastern Balcony” . This will assist their members to better enjoy the benefits of their time on the water. Click here to read the BOA letter.
Marine Rescue NSW
Marine Rescue NSW maintains operations to save lives on the water during the current COVD-19 emergency.
To read their media release please click here
Marine Rescue Soundings magazine
To read the autumn 2020 issue 42 click here
Flares & Life Jackets
Concerns over the spread of COVID-19 has necessitated the suspension of the Expired Marine Flares Collection Program, Inflatable Life Jacket Service Clinics and the Come Play in the Bay event to ensure the health and safety of our staff and the community.
For more up to date information please refer to the Maritime website https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime/index.html
The Snug Cove development of the Port of Eden is a major and complex project with multiple stakeholders that has been underway for about 6 years.
It is coordinated through a representative Community Liaison Group that meets every month and by direct contact with the relevant ministers.
Dredging has commenced to clear the bar at the entrance of the Clyde River.
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.
The Botany Bay Yacht Club - Grant: 0419 226 039 or Colin: 0423 364 396 - http://www.emarineservices.com.au/
Woolwich Dock - 9817 6933
Balmain Marina - 9555 7049 - http://www.balmainmarina.com.au/contact.htm
Rowell Marine - 9997 1674 - https://www.rowellmarine.com.au/
Fenwicks Marina - 9985 7633 - http://www.fenwicksmarina.com.au/
Shell Cove Marina - Shellharbour
The Shell Cove Marina is being constructed on the NSW south coast., a unique boating development. The marina is to be flooded in 2020 and the first berths are scheduled for completion later that year.
The photos on the right and left were taken late November 2019 - not long to go before the initial flooding.
To follow developments you can follow there construction blog by clicking here.
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 the Regional Boating Advisory Groups (RBAG). Where available, we have local BOA members representing the local boating community. To learn more about their work and where the RBAGs are located, please click here;
In addition there is the Recreational Vessel Advisory Group (RVAG.) who discuss NSW issues. To read the most recent available minutes (25 June 2019), please click here.
The November meeting was cancelled due to the bush fire preventing many members from coming to Rozelle for the meeting.
In addition there are other working groups where the BOA has been asked to represent the NSW Boat Owners.