Interact with each section below
1.1 Vessel owners are required to read and understand the Water Safety Management Plan and Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP) issued by the Marina Manager.
1.2 The storage or transportation of Fuels, Oils and other Flammable and dangerous goods or substances is prohibited at all times. The refuelling of vessels is only permitted at the fuel wharf by using the fuel bowser appropriate for the vessel.
1.3 Only vessels in a seaworthy condition and approved by the Marina Manager can enter the marina.
1.4 The marina may not be used to moor derelict vessels or vessels in a state of disrepair.
1.5 Lifesaving equipment, lifebuoys and ladders are located throughout the marina and are not to be used except in an emergency.
1.6 The marina fire hose reels and fire extinguishers shall not be used for any purpose other than during an emergency.
1.7 Marina users shall report any fire, explosion or combustible incident to the Marina Manager immediately.
1.8 Vessels using the marina and adjacent waterways must not create wave wash and must remain within the maximum speed limit of 4 knots.
1.9 Children under the age of 10 years, whilst using the private sections of the marina, must wear a personal flotation device and be accompanied or supervised by an adult at all times.
1.10 All collisions and damage to the marina and or vessels must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately following the incident.
1.11 Air-docks, Boat lifts and the like are not permitted to be used in the marina without the prior approval of the Marina Manager.
1.12 Unless unsafe to do so, all vessels will be moored “stern to” and mooring lines will be required to be in accordance with the minimum mooring line arrangements plan contained in the OEMP (Appendix C) issued by the Marina Manager to each vessel owner.
1.13 Living aboard vessels at the marina is not permitted without prior approval from the Marina Manager. There is a separate set of rules around living aboard your vessel. Exemptions for short-term visitors using public berths may be granted.
1.14 Animals are not permitted to be on the marina unless on a leash and under the control of an adult. Animals aboard vessels at the marina will be under the marina general noise control requirements.
1.15 The night lighting of vessels at the marina is to be shielded so as to be contained within the vessel and its mooring area. The use of spotlights is not permitted except in an emergency.
1.16 All lines, rigging, halyards and loose fittings on vessels must be properly secured at all times so as to prevent noise and disturbance to the amenity of the precinct.
1.17 Vessel owners must ensure that mooring lines, fenders and boarding equipment are of adequate quality and maintained in good workable condition. The maintenance of vessel mooring lines is the responsibility of the vessel owner.
1.18 Vessels must be moored so as to be fully within the approved marina berth boundaries.
1.19 For the purpose of berthing, the length of a vessel is the maximum measurement from the forward extremity to the after extremity, including all protrusions and overhangs.
1.20 The berths may not be sub-let or loaned without the permission of the Marina Manager and only one vessel may occupy any one berth.
1.21 Boardwalks, gangways and docks must be kept free of goods and equipment and must not be used for storage whatsoever including vessel tenders, dinghies, ropes and hoses etc.
1.22 All authority and statutory regulations governing the navigation and movement of vessels will apply in the marina and adjacent waterways.
1.23 The tying up, or fastening of vessels to power and water pedestals, light bollards or gangways is prohibited.
1.24 The loading or unloading of passengers by commercial vessels is not permitted at Marina Berths. A passenger set down and pick up berth is provided for this use.
1.25 Use of Shore Power. All leads must be Approved as per Victorian Standards and fit for use. All vessel owners will be solely responsible for the maintenance of their shore power lead. If management find your lead to be not fit for use, we reserve the right to remove it from service.
2.1 Mooring users are required to preserve the amenity of the precinct by restricting noise emanating from vessels. Public address systems, tone enhanced telephone systems and the like are not permitted to be used.
2.2 The excessive running of engines, motors and generators whilst at the marina is not permitted.
2.3 Offensive language within the marina and general precinct will not be tolerated. Offenders may be requested to leave the marina by the Marina Manager.
2.4 Consumption of alcohol is not permitted on the marina docks and must be confined to a private vessel.
2.5 Marina users shall not moor, sail nor maneuver any vessel so as to create a danger, obstacle, impediment or inconvenience to other users.
2.6 The hanging of washing, clothing and articles of a personal nature from the rigging or superstructure of vessels at the marina is not permitted.
2.7 Fishing, swimming, diving and underwater activities are not permitted within the marina and its adjacent waterways except with written authorization from the Marina Manager.
2.8 Security alarms fitted to vessels at the marina shall be adjusted for a cut-off period of five minutes or less.
3.1 Anti-pollution regulations apply within the marina which is a NO DISCHARGE zone.
3.2 A sewage pump-out facility is provided On the End of B. Training about its operation is provided to mooring users by the Marina Manager who is available to provide additional advice on its use.
3.3 Marina users shall observe the operating instructions for the sewage pump-out facility.
3.4 The use of vessel toilets, sinks and showers which discharge through the hull is prohibited whilst the vessel is within the marina and its adjacent waterways.
3.5 The discharge of polluted effluent from manual and automatic bilge pumps whilst within the marina is prohibited.
3.6 Washing or hosing down of vessel topsides is permitted using water from the service pedestal only. Any detergents used must be biodegradable and environmentally friendly.
3.7 The bottom scrapping of vessels whilst at the marina is not permitted.
3.8 Antifouling paints containing tributyltin, organotin or other hazardous compounds are pollutants and degrade water quality. Owners of vessels using antifouling paints of these types must make application in writing to the Marina Manager to enter the marina. Management has implemented a regular water quality testing program in order to monitor the local marine environment and detect any pollution sources.
3.9 Major repairs, sanding, grinding, painting or refitting of vessels at the marina is prohibited.
3.10 The cleaning of fish within the marina or upon the docks is prohibited. There is a fish cleaning area adjacent to the rubbish bins and trolley stand.
3.11 All leakages or spills of fuels, oils and other hazardous substances must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
4.1 Marina users shall make themselves familiar with and understand the emergency response plans and procedures including adherence to the directions given by the Marina Manager.
4.2 Welding, oxy cutting and other such hot work shall not be carried out on the marina or on any vessel berthed within the marina.
4.3 No garbage, batteries or other waste materials shall be permitted to be placed or left on the docks. All garbage and waste materials shall be disposed of in the receptacles provided or as directed by the Marina Manager.
4.4 Any debris within the marina and surrounds which is considered to be hazardous to safe navigation shall be reported to the Marina Manager.
4.5 Marina users shall exercise caution and adopt procedures for the safe use of electrical equipment near the water.
5.1 All damage caused to the marina, the marina surrounds or other vessels must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
5.2 All defects in or malfunctions of the mooring equipment or marina infrastructure must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
5.3 Marina users must keep and maintain the marina berth and any vessel in a clean and tidy condition and in good repair.
5.4 Docks are not permitted to be used for the maintenance, repair, painting and other works on moored vessels.
5.5 All contractors working on a vessel must be an approved contractor and MUST sign in at the marina office for each visit. The marina office shall hold a copy of their current appropriate licenses and insurance.
Please read the liveaboard rules in conjunction with the marina rules and regulations.
- Permanent liveaboards are permitted in Wyndham Harbour Marina only by approval of the marina management. ‘Liveaboard’ means to sleep overnight on your vessel for more than 3 consecutive nights while it is moored in the marina.
- The liveaboard must be the owner of the vessel. Living aboard is not permitted on leased or rented vessels.
- Liveaboards will be reviewed annually.
- Liveaboard approval is not transferable to other persons.
- The vessel must comply with a boat safety inspection by the marina management and must be capable of making way under its own power.
- All vessels with liveaboards, power connections must comply in all respects with the relevant regulations.
- Only one power point per vessel to be used. Electricity consumption shall be limited to battery chargers and small household appliances (i.e. TV, radio). No electrical heaters are to be left switched ‘on’ in unattended vessels.
- There shall be no discharges of sewage from vessels into the marina. Vessels fitted with a toilet must have a functioning black water holding tank.
- Shore-side toilet and showers must be used at all times.
- No laundry to be hung off the vessel.
- The vessel shall be maintained in good and safe condition.
- Piers and finger piers must be kept clear at all times.
- Pets are not permitted on live aboard in the marina unless prior agreement with management (dog breeds, number of pets etc.) Please note that if your pet proves to be a nuisance then management has the right to require that your pet is removed from the marina.
- All vehicles are to be maintained in good condition and must be registered at all times.
- Vehicles are not to be used as storage.