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Williamstown Mooring Area

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Mooring location: Williamstown, Port Phillip

Set aside name: Williamstown

Melways reference: Map 56 D 7

The mooring ground is divided into 11 grids, these are marked in alphabetical order from A to K. Sites are vessel size and draft dependant, the grid starts north of the Hobsons Bay Yacht Club and finishes 50 meters from the Greenwich Bay breakwater.

Agent managing: Parks Victoria – Williamstown office

Status: Full

Waiting list: Yes

Local features
Anchorage Marina, Ferguson Street Pier. Several Ferry - River and Bay Cruise’s available from Gem pier.

Public moorings present
Two Public Swing Moorings are available at Williamstown, these are located at:

  • S 37 51.223 E 144 54.359
  • S 37 51.265 E 144 54.415

Availability of temporary moorings: No

Weather conditions: Exposed to Northerly and easterly winds, sheltered from southerly winds

Tackle requirements

  • Buoys: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor and must display site identification at all times.
  • Chain: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor
  • Weights: As specified by an Authorised Mooring Tackle Contractor. Concrete ground weights are not permitted.

Tender arrangements: Tender moorings not available at Williamstown

Access: Boat Access via ramp on Strand. Various car parking available along Strand Street.

Contact: Parks Victoria 13 19 63