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Newhaven Mooring Area

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Mooring location: Newhaven, Western Port  

Set aside name: Newhaven

Melways reference: Map 732 H9   

Boundaries
A line extending in an Easterly direction from the end of Boys Home Road Newhaven approximately 750 meters then in a Southerly direction approximately 1 km to edge of the main channel then a line in a Westerly direction approximately 600 meters toward the Phillip Island Bridge.

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – San Remo office

Status: Deep water sites available

Waiting list: No

Local features
Boat ramp access opposite Marina Jetty, from Newhaven and San Remo Jetties. Yachts should be aware of the height clearance at the Phillip Island Bridge and the overhead power lines running from the main land to the island approximately 300m West of the bridge. See chart AUS150 for details.

Public moorings present
Three Public Swing Moorings are available at locally known area as Cleeland Bight, these are located at: 

  • S 38 32.017 E 145 20.533
  • S 38 32.076 E 145 20.531
  • S 38 32.004 E 145 20.562

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions
Exposed to ESE and NNW wind direction at Newhaven and protected from SW and W at Cottesloe Road end. 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
Boat ramp access opposite Marina Jetty, from Newhaven and San Remo Jetties. Yachts should be aware of the height clearance at the Phillip Island Bridge and the overhead power lines running from the main land to the island approximately 300m West of the bridge. See chart AUS150 for details.

Contact: Parks Victoria 13 1963

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