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
Gala Fishing Comp 12th & 13th November (Sat/Sun) @ BMYS

Gala Fishing Comp 12th & 13th November (Sat/Sun) @ BMYS

With strong wind warnings for Port Phillip Bay for the entire weekend the Club was unable to run the Gala Comp this year. This was disappointing as a lot of preparations had been made to ensure that the 2016 Gala

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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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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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April 2014

Don’t get caught out in an emergency this tuna season

Don’t get caught out in an emergency this tuna season Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) is reminding those who plan to head offshore for the tuna fishing season to have an appropriate emergency procedure plan, following the recent rescue of four

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