Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : Rose Bay boat ramp at Lyne Park to undergo $1 million upgrade
Rose Bay boat ramp at Lyne Park to undergo $1 million upgrade

'Artist’s impression of the new public boat ramp at Rose Bay on Sydney Harbour, scheduled for completion in September.'    Urban Circus

Roads and Maritime Services Better Boating program funding is providing 100 per cent funding towards the major revamp of Rose Bay boat ramp at Lyne Park at the end of the month, Roads and Maritime Services Maritime Director Tony Middleton said.

Mr Middleton said the $1.165 million project would deliver a much wider ramp and two attached pontoons that would improve the safety and convenience of launching, loading and unloading vessels.

'The new wider ramp will make reversing boat trailers much easier than the current facility,' Mr Middleton said.

'The layout of the pontoons will provide wave protection to shelter the ramp from boat wash and wind waves which will further improve safety.'

The work is set to begin on 30 April and estimated to take 13 weeks until early September, weather permitting.

The temporary closure is necessary due to the need for a total reconstruction of the boating facility.

'The works have been scheduled to take place outside the boating season. I think boat owners will be pleased with the end result,' Mr Middleton said.

Woollahra Mayor Susan Wynne welcomed the project.

'Up until now we have only ever been able to fund boat ramp maintenance,' Cr Wynne said.

'It is great to see the State Government committing the funds for a much needed overhaul of the entire ramp to benefit boat owners.'

Alternative boat ramps to use during the upgrade include: Taplin Park boat ramp at Drummoyne or Bayview Park boat ramp in Hen and Chicken Bay.

For alternative launching facilities in Sydney Harbour, please refer to the Maritime facilities locator online.

The works will be fully funded by Roads and Maritime Services grants from the Better Boating Program. This is comprised of grants of $350,000 from 2010/11 and $800,000 in 2011/12 towards this project.

A grant of $300,000 was previously awarded under this Better Boating Program in 2008/09 to assist with car/trailer upgrade at the site, which was completed in 2011. Car only parking improvements, close to the boat ramp and ferry wharf will not be finalised until all works in the area are complete and these works will be funded by Council.

Roads and Maritime Services NSW website


by Penny Robins

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=96293

9:36 AM Fri 20 Apr 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Power Boat News





















Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,






























Yamaha inspires students to succeed by Yamaha Motor Australia,








Swan celebrates sales success *Feature by Jeni Bone,




Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science by Mahlon C. Kennicutt II and colleagues,


Stealth i14 out of China by Neil Patchett,


Bivalves' ability to clean chemicals from waterways
Brisbane Boat Show 2014 - New boat engines set to rev up interest
Two rescued in tow from 13km offshore
Enhancing boating safety in the Mallacoota region
National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo - 4WD heaven
Yanmar selected for big torque at low revs
Sydney Boat Show display winners recognised *Feature
China Yachting Conference lines up the speakers
2014 National 4x4 Outdoors Show: Popularity of caravanning and camping
2015 Sydney Inte'l Boat Show - Boating Industry commences planning
Last chance to join 2014 Multihull Solutions Whitsunday Rendezvous
Dangerous conditions for boaters from this evening
Pacific Boating membership offers hassle-free boating *Feature
Marine15 expands trade, networking and B2B opportunities *Feature
2014 Auckland on the Water Boatshow - Huge prize packs up for grabs
4X4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo wows water lovers
John Wilson has sights set on second P1 SuperStock title
Torquay Grand Prix - Pertemps tops table on penultimate day
Plain sailing for yachts with river cargo ship ban in Shanghai
Dangerous conditions for boaters from this afternoon
Sydney Int'l Boat Show - Stellar results for Multihull Solutions   
NSW Environment Minister awards 'Fish Friendly' Marina Accreditations   
Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new'   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - High-Diver Steve Black is back   
4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo - Campfire cooking corner   
See the heat with FLIR ONE *Feature   
John Temple to retire, Will Sangster appointed General Manager   
Multihull Central launches Aquila range at SIBS *Feature   
If all else fails read the instructions!!   
If all else fails read the instructions!!   
Sun shines on recreational boating at Sydney International Boat Show   
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX? *Feature   
2014 Offshore Superboat Championships - The boats are back!   
Sydney International Boat Show - Days 3 & 4 *Feature   
Kirby Marine launch 13metre Naiad Tender   
Shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay to be rejuvenated   
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - What's your trailer boat worth?   
Custom exhaust system solves buoyancy problem   
Sydney International Boat Show - Day 2 *Feature   
Marine Rescue volunteers celebrate new unit and $120,000 vessel   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL VIR PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT