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Sorrento East Mooring Area

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Mooring location: Sorrento East, Port Phillip

Set aside name: Sorrento East

Melways reference: Map 157 C7

Boundaries: Approx 50 Metres from Car Ferry Terminal to a line through Salonika Street

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – Rosebud office

Status: Full

Waiting list: No

Local features: East of Sorrento Boat Ramp, East of Sorrento Pier, West from Sorrento Sailing Club

Public moorings present
Five Public Swing Moorings are available at Sorrento, these are located at:

  • S 38 20.297 E 144 44.969
  • S 38 20.402 E 144 45.125
  • S 38 20.297 E 144 45.150 
  • S 38 20.408 E 144 45.201
  • S 38 20.340 E 144 45.067

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions: Open water exposed to all winds especially northerlies

Tackle requirements

  • Buoys: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor and must display site identification at all times. Buoys can either be polystyrene or plastic foam filled (minimum of 300mm diameter to a maximum of 500mm). Alternatively a 200mm manufactured stick buoy will be accepted.
  • Chain: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor
  • Weights: No ground weights permitted. 2-3 Anchor systems only allowed.

Access: Car parking available along the Esplanade at Sorrento or in various locations along Pt Nepean Road

Contact: Parks Victoria 13 19 63