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Cowes West Mooring Area

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Mooring location: Cowes, Western Port

Set aside name: Cowes

Melways reference: Map 631

Boundaries
From a line extending 150 meters seaward in a Northerly direction from the end of Grossard Point Road Ventnor then approximately 10kms in an Easterly direction to a line extending seaward 250 meters in a Northerly direction approximately 550 meters East of the end of Silverleaves Avenue Silverleaves Cowes.

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – San Remo office

Status: Sites available some may be tidal.

Waiting list: No

Local features
Car parking along the Esplanade, various locations along Silverleaves and at the Cowes Boat Ramp Access at Anderson Street. Access available at the main Cowes Jetty.

Public moorings present
Four Public Swing Moorings are available at Cowes, these are located at;

  • S 38 26.865 E 145 13.909
  • S 38 26.882 E 145 13.872
  • S 38 26.890 E 145 13.836
  • S 38 26.900 E 145 13.796

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions
Exposed to ESE and NNW wind direction protected from SSW and W. Tidal range of up to three metres.

Tackle requirements

  • Buoys: Identification buoys are to be attached to the mooring at all times and the site ID number must be clearly visible and marked on both buoys. Two buoys are required one being an inflatable type (orange in colour) of no less than 600mm in diameter with the other being a smaller (orange in colour) pick up buoy.
  • Chain: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor
  • Weights: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor

Tender arrangements
Tenders not permitted to moor but can remain on mooring whilst mother vessel is at sea.

Access
Car parking along the Esplanade, various locations along Silverleaves and at the Cowes Boat Ramp Access at Anderson Street. Access available at the main Cowes Jetty.

Contact: Parks Victoria 13 19 63

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