Locations - East Port Phillip
34 seasonal moorings are available to book and are located adjacent to the Tyrone Foreshore, between White Cliffs Road, Rye and St Johns Wood Rd, Blairgowrie. The seasonal mooring sites are intentionally shallow to enable mooring holders to walk out to their vessels. The obligation is on the vessel owner to ensure the site allocated is suitable for the vessel.
Moorings can be booked online and are allocated on a first-in, first-served basis.
Applications for the 2016-17 seasonal mooring period will open at 12.00pm 9 November 2016.
When booking you will be required to provide the following details:
- Vessel name
- Vessel registration
- Vessel dimensions (length, beam and draft) in metres
Cost of a Mooring and Season Dates
Seasonal moorings can be booked for the full season or part season.
The seasonal mooring period runs between December 2016 and April 2017 with dates and prices to be confirmed after 1 July 2016.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who owns the seasonal mooring?
Parks Victoria owns the seasonal moorings and has had them installed by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor.
What do I do if another vessel is using the seasonal mooring I have booked?
Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 and provide details of the offending vessel if available, such as vessel registration and vessel name. Parks Victoria will address any dispute over occupancy.
When can I use the seasonal mooring?
If you have booked a seasonal mooring it can be used for the nominated time on your application form. The seasonal moorings can be booked for a full season or half of the season.
What size and type of vessel can apply for a seasonal mooring?
The seasonal moorings are suitable for trailerable vessels up to 7 metres.
Can I share the seasonal mooring I have booked with vessels owned by other people?
No. Only the vessel that is listed on the application form can use the seasonal mooring. Seasonal mooring applicants must be the owner of the vessel listed on the application form.
What do I do if my vessel comes off the seasonal mooring?
Check attachment points of seasonal mooring and fittings of vessel. It is the responsibility of the vessel owner to ensure that the vessel is inspected frequently and is maintained in a safe and seaworthy condition.
What do I do if the seasonal mooring tackle or buoy is damaged?
Remove vessel from the seasonal mooring and contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.
What do I do if a vessel from a neighbouring mooring impacts on my vessel?
Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 and provide all relevant details of the offending mooring and vessel if available, such as the mooring site number, vessel registration and vessel name.
What do I do if the seasonal mooring is not suitable for my vessel?
Seasonal moorings must not be modified by vessel owners in any way. Contact Parks Victoria for advice.
What do I do in the event of forecast storm warnings?
Remove the vessel from the seasonal mooring and retrieve via the nearest boat ramp.