Category: Boating

Life Jacket Recall

JARVIS WALKER VOLUNTARY RECALL OF ADULT PFD TYPE 1 As a result of a Transport Safety Victoria investigation, Jarvis Walker Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of an Adult PFD Type

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BMYS 2017/18 CLUB SEASON OPENING AND SAIL PAST SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017

BMYS 2017/18 CLUB SEASON OPENING AND SAIL PAST SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017 Great weather, music and food were part of the many standouts of this year’s ‘Sail Past’ day at BMYS

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BMYS Port Melbourne and Maribyrnong River Cruise

Members and their guests experienced cloudy weather with some prospect the weather could worsen as this Club event got underway. However later in the morning a beautiful sunny day eventually emerged

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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

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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

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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

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***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,

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Navigation lights – what you need to know

Vessel navigation lights It is more difficult to judge speeds and distances at night or in restricted visibility. Understanding lighting configurations will enable you to take corrective action to avoid a

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