Boating

BMYS Port Melbourne and Maribyrnong River Cruise

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 accompanied by light winds. Some boats travelled up the
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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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What safety equipment do I need for my 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 a constant speed and complete the course in just
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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 your: Motor Fuel Batteries Boat structure Motor Manufacturers usually
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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, TSV sought an expansion to the area defined as
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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 collision. The Marine Safety Act requires that lights must be
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