2012 Beach and Boat Fishing Competition

By: Beach And Boat Competition  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Boat, Vhf, Fishing Competition

SHUTTLE/PRO-DRIVE SERVICES

The Beach and Boat Fishing Competition does not want you to drink and drive. Local schools (fundraising) will provide shuttle and pro-drive services so you have no excuse. Charges are very reasonable. You can pre-book or phone for the shuttle service to collect you from your accommodation on: (021) 02701710.

WEIGHED FISH

All weighed in fish will be sold to competition sponsors Salty Dog with funds raised going to local charities.

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

The Whangarei Volunteer Coastguard have provided channel VHF 16 for distress calls.
Trip reports and broad range talk is VHF 64.
General talk from boat to boat is VHF 6.
Competition organiser's strongly recommend that all vessels carry a VHF radio or mobile phone.

FUEL AND OIL

G.A.S provides petrol and diesel at Marsden Cove Marina (see Map C) on the water at the floating fuel dock, and is also available at land based pumps located adjacent to the launching ramp. Payment can be made by eftpos, Mastercard and Visa Card (PIN number is required).

MARINA BERTHS / LAUNCHING / PARKING

  1. Our official competition boat ramp is at Marsden Cove Marina (see Map C) which has 4m deep low tide launching. There are ample parking facilities.
  2. There are other boat ramps in the near vicinity as marked on Map C and many more in the northern boundaries.


Map C

CHARTER BOATS

For your safety and protection please ensure if chartering a vessel for this competition, that the boat is a certified charter vessel licensed to take passengers.

TIDE TIMES:

Thursday
23 Feb
Friday
24 Feb
Saturday
25 Feb
LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE
0311 0931 0354 1012 0434 1051
1538 2151 1621 2232 1700 2311

MONEY EXCHANGE

Special "Comeptition Beach & Boat Dollars" is the only accepted form of payment for the purchase of food and beverages inside the marquee. Cash or Eftpos can be used at the "Money Exchange" inside the marquee to purchase your Beach & Boat dollars. There are no refunds.

FIRST AID

If there is an emergency alert the nearest Beach & Boat crew member for assistance, or if at sea alert Coastguard on VHF Channel 16, or follow normal emergency procedures for at sea. On site at the event location there is a first aid kit available in the office and at the bar inside the marquee if required.

BAIT, ICE AND TACKLE

Stanley Marine at Marsden Cove Marina - have a great supply of ice, berley, bait and soft bait.

SECURITY

Security and safety patrols will operate 24hrs at our venue, the Marsden Cove Marina. If you require any help please contact a competition crew member or security.

CATERING

There will be food caravans on site at the marquee throughout the competition. Marsden Cove Marina also has the Waterline Café, where you can enjoy a coffee, snack or full meal.

Keywords: Boat, Fishing Competition, Vhf

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