Fuel Discount Offer! 6 cents a litre off the regular price for for all of July 2015. (conditions apply)
Our amazing fuel discount is back, this time exclusively for anybodywho donates $2 or more at time of purchase of the fuel to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Queensland. Supporters will receive a discount of 6 cents per litre off the standard fuel price for unleaded, premium and diesel fuels for all of July 2015. No other discounts apply. Just put some cash in the donation tin and get the discount immediately. Although we have a $2 minimum for eligibility we would encourage you to give as much as you can to this worthy cause.
Raby Bay Marina has Premium Unleaded, Unleaded and Diesel with high and low flow pumps on two floating fingers adjacent the marina office. If you haven't been here before, here's a chart. We are at the southern end of the Endeavour Canal near the boardwalk and restaurants.
The SICYC is a great organisation for cruisers with lots of social activities and local assistance from its hundreds of "Vice Commodores". No Committees, no rules other than have fun! The Shaggers are having their annual Rendezvous from 27th to 30th August at Monte's Reef Resort in the Whitsundays. If you haven't been to one you should! Fantastic fun with a huge program of fun and games at minimal cost. The event raises funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer research and funding, a worthy cause we are pleased to support with our fuel discount offer. Over the past 4 years they have raised over $170,000 for Prostate Cancer research. This year the Rendezvous theme is "The Swinging Sixties".
You can see the whole program on their website at www.sicyc.com.au, but here is some of it .....
Sales have been great in recent weeks - but good boats are getting hard to find and we need new listings. A number of people have taken advantage of the shortage by listing theirs for sale, including these;
Good boats are getting hard to find which means its a good time to sell. If you are contemplating selling or perhgaps not sure of the value of your boat given the changes in the market in recent years then give us a call for a complimentary appraisal or any advice on selling, or contact us online. We would be happy to do a "no cost" inspection and provide you with a guide to value and sale. You can also call Allan or Gavin on 38214144 during office hours 7 days a week.
NOCI Restaurant Dining Offer
Noci is a wonderful Restaurant with Italian inspired cuisine located harbourside on the boardwalk at Raby Bay just a glance away from our Marina office. Open seven days with a range to suit all tastes and a new menu. We just love the sandcrab & barramundi ravioli! You can see the full menu range here.
Hosts Mario and Teresa Faraone have graciously extended an offer to all our Newsletter subscribers for the months of June and July. Just present a copy of this page and receive a discount of 10% on your dining bill. Thats a great offer. The new chef is also happy to cook your catch if you take it in. Here's a sample of a recent lucky anglers dinner .....
Local icons Keith and Anne have retired and Pelican Slipways have new operators. Bill and Jenny Morley bring a wealth of boating and business experience to their new venture. They have a team of professional boat builders and shipwrights with expertise in modern and traditional vessels. They can project manage all marine trades including engineering, electrical and fabrication. The slipway can cater for vessels to 40 tonnes and 50 feet LOA. They also now operate the delightfully located Slipway cafe, the ideal location for a coffee, cake or lunch overlooking the waters of Redland Bay. See www.pelicanslipways.com or call Bill or Jenny on 38292705
Notices to Mariners - Brisbane Pilotage Area
Here are some recent changes for Mariners in the local area. For a full list this year or for the details of each of these below see here or click the links below.
Marina approach chart Marina berths plan Rental rates Berths for sale Todays weather Fuel prices for Diesel, Unleaded and Premium fuels Marine Insurance Archived copies of previous Newsletters Fishing Report - Winter months
Its Winter! That means whales, snapper and bream. The first whale of the season is long past, which coincides with snapper moving into the bay. They have been caught in good numbers around the articial reefs, off Wellington Point and west of Green and Mud Islands. The better fish are being caught at night at these locations and off the ledges in the main channel top end of Moreton Island. There are lots of bream particularly in the channels of the southern bay, plus small chopper tailor at the bar entrances on the flood tide. Winter whiting are all over the place with reports of good catches from the banks opposite the north side of Peel Island (be wary of green zone limitations), at the Big Sandhills off Moreton and for those not wishing to travel so far, in the boat passage at Wynnum. Not much pelagic activity happening until the water warms up, but if you're seeking something larger there are big Jew still being caught at bar entrances and in the mouth of the Brisbane River. Plenty of opportunity to catch a fish, just pack a beanie!.
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Today's Fuel Prices
(Before discount - 1st June 2015)
Just Teak 2 pack teak cleaner, the best way to make your teak decks look great. Now available At the Marina Office.