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 https://www.abcboating.net.au/
Australian Maritime Consultancy N.S.W. Glenn Mathias 0419 403 267 firstname.lastname@example.org
N.S.W. Dave Giddings 0412 366 998 email@example.com
N.S.W. Harold Balser 02 - 9790 5232 firstname.lastname@example.org
Statis Marine Electrics N.S.W. Bryce Statis 0438 644 418 email@example.com
N.S.W. Robbie Treharne 0419 273 204 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pittwater Sandy Wallace 0404 950 112 email@example.com
Solicoitors: Vaarzon-Morel N.S.W Marcel Vaarzon-Morel 02 - 4929 1174 firstname.lastname@example.org
The RMYC Port Hacking has commissioned an on-line survey to gauge support for additional public recreational courtesy moorings in Port Hacking. The survey is currently being distributed to the boating community and they would be pleased to meet in a few weeks to discuss the survey results.
You can support them as a boat owner by completing the survey. click here.
AFLOAT broadcasts a fortnightly newsletter. The current issue: Friday 18 September can be read by clicking here
You can read the September issue of AFLOAT by clicking here or / and collect it at your favourite distribution point.
The Manly Boat Shed put in a D.A. for improvement of the current facilities to a better and more user friendly set up, assisting boat owners and locals. If you like the idea and would like to support them click here and have your say. Closing date, 15 July.
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 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 43 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 to 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.
May 2005, water in the marina
How it is going to look like
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;
In addition there is the Recreational Vessel Advisory Group (RVAG.) who discuss NSW issues. To read the most recent available minutes (12 May 2020), 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.