March 2017
Commodore’s Cup NavRally @ BMYS Sunday 5th March 2017

Commodore’s Cup NavRally @ BMYS Sunday 5th March 2017

Was definitely a little windy and resulting in less than ideal conditions for the running of this event. However this didn’t deter the excellent number of entrants with the first boat getting away at 9.30am to tackle the challenging 11.5

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February 2017
Fun Boating and Fishing @ BMYS Sunday 22nd January

Fun Boating and Fishing @ BMYS Sunday 22nd January

This event included a morning cruise from the Club and north to around St Kilda. The morning kicked off with bacon and egg rolls, which were well prepared in the Club BBQ area by Les Sabo and members of the

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November 2016

Recreational Fishing Application for Smartphones (Updated)

Recreational Fishing Application for Smartphones Fishing application brings the popular Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide to iPhone and Android. The first of its kind in Australia, the free application features colour illustrations of more than 65 species found in Victoria’s waterways.

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Check which lifejacket you need to wear

Lifejackets are the most important piece of safety equipment on any recreational vessel. And in many situations you and your passengers are required by law to wear one. Penalties apply, and Maritime Safety Victoria and the Water Police will be

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Recreational Boating Safety Handbook 2015

The Victorian Recreational Boating Safety handbook contains guidance and safety information for recreational boaters. It is a valuable reference if you are applying for a marine licence or a personal watercraft endorsement. The complete handbook is available to download from

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October 2016

Boaters warned to wear a lifejacket or wear the consequences

Know the law before you leave shore In Australia, lifejacket laws differ from state to state. Since Victoria’s laws were introduced, there have been many lives saved as a result. While we also have one of the lowest rates of

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Want to know how to do a Nav Rally

How to Prepare and Enter a Navigation Rally A navigation rally is similar to orienteering but on the water. Boats travel a set course of 10 to 12 Nautical Miles at a constant speed and complete the course in just

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July 2016

Winter time for vessel maintenance

Vessel maintenance Vessel maintenance doesn’t have to be a chore: get into a routine and maintain your boat to prevent breakdown on the water. The four main areas to check are your: Motor Fuel Batteries Boat structure Motor Manufacturers usually

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January 2016

***Alert**** New definition of Port Phillip Heads

A recent coronial inquest prompted Transport Safety Victoria to review the risks to safety for boating in the vicinity of Port Phillip Heads. Recognising the various navigational hazards in the area, TSV sought an expansion to the area defined as

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