Sep 9, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: russ

Mariners are advised that after public consultation in accordance with
section 196 of the Marine Safety Act 2010, the Five Knot Zone at the
northern end of MacMillan Strait, Paynesville, has been extended to
the north by approximately 130 meters.
The extension is clearly defined by signs and buoyage in accordance
with the Victorian Operating and Zoning Rules

Sep 2, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: tshepperd

The Calendar and program details for the next season have been published and can all be found on the Season Documents page and at these links:

Club Sailing Calendar

Summer Series Notice of Race (PDF)
Sailing Instructions (PDF)


Aug 29, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: russ

Mariners are advised that shoaling has extended into the channel at the entrance to the Nicholson River between the port hand lateral mark beacons No. 2 and No. 4.

A port hand conical shaped buoy, fitted with red retro reflective tape, has been deployed on the edge of the shoaling.  Mariners are advised to take extra precaution when navigating in this area of the Nicholson River, and be aware of flood debris that may be partially submerged in the river system.

Aug 21, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: russ
Gipps Ports have posted Notice to Mariners 021/2014 advising that lights have been fitted to Campbell Channel beacons 2, 4 and 6 leading to Aurora Channel.  Red flashing 4 / 4.5 / 5 sec respectively.

Weather Warnings for Victoria - marine areas. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

17/16:50 EST Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria

Wind: W 14kts avg (20kts gust)

Gippsland Lakes YC is situated on the foreshore of beautiful Paynesville in East Gippsland.

Facilities include a fully licenced bar, club rooms with lake views, launching area with ramp, crane, and mooring jetties. The Club has wet berth, hardstand and undercover boat storage.

Classes raced include Flying 15s, Mosquitos, Sabres, Castle 650s, Sonata 6/7s, Timpenny 770s, and a mixed fleet of dinghys, trailer-sailers and keelboats.

The Club conducts Sail Training and Sailability programs.

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