Use of Pontoons

Kellett Island

Orange sector- These pontoons are reserved for boatyard operations. Craft who moor alongside these pontoons without permission may be subject to a penalty.

Blue sector- These pontoons are for Class Boats mooring from 0900 on Friday until 0900 on Monday when there is class racing taking place. Non class boat craft moored alongside during this time without permission may be subject to a penalty. Craft may moor alongside the blue sector outside the above times.

Red sector- No mooring alongside allowed except when using the crane service.


Shelter Cove

Class boats only are allowed to moor alongside from 0900 on Friday mornings until 0900 on Monday mornings when there is class racing.

Red sector - Boat handling area - no mooring at any time.
Blue sector - for taking on water only.
Yellow sector - Limited to 15 minutes - pick up / drop off.
Orange sector – for use by non-Class boats when Class racing rules apply to the pontoon sectors.
Green sector – for Class boats only during Class racing events.  Green sector may be used by non-Class boats as other times.

All other areas of the pontoon vessels are allowed to moor alongside however no vessel may lay alongside the pontoon for more than 36 hours in each calendar week except with the permission of the Marine Office. Members who infringe this rule will incur a penalty as decided from time to time by the General Committee and/or subject to the Club’s disciplinary proceedings.

Members may not berth their vessels alongside the seawall in the restricted area except for loading and unloading, for which a maximum period of 15 minutes is permitted.  Members who infringe this rule may be subject to additional charges as decided by the General Committee and/or subject to the Club’s disciplinary proceedings.


Middle Island

These pontoons are principally for use by dinghies, class boats and safety boats. 

Craft over 30’ are not allowed to moor alongside the pontoon system at Middle Island except at the designated zone. Craft above 30 feet may come alongside to drop off or load but may not tie up to the pontoon or be left unattended.

The designated zone is the section of pontoon at the east side of the crane and may be used by craft larger than thirty feet to pick up water, stores etc for no more than one hour.  Mooring lines should be tied up to the sea wall fixtures only and not the pontoon.

Members who infringe these rules will incur a penalty as decided from time to time by the General Committee and/or be subject to the Club’s disciplinary proceedings.