Members' discount

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         bryce@statismarineelectrics.com.au 

Engineers    -  Yachtech Diesel Services                     Pittwater            Sandy Wallace                 0404 950 112         yachtech@bigpond.com

Solicoitors   -  Vaarzon-Morel                                         N.S.W               Marcel Vaarzon-Morel   02-4929 1174        marcel@vmlegal.com.au

Surveyors    -  Australian Maritime Consultancy         N.S.W.              Glenn Mathias                 0419 403 267        mathiasgl@bigpond.com

 

 

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

Eden

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.

Batemans Bay

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.

 

Botany Bay

Sydney Harbour

 

Pittwater/Hawkesbury

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.