Dear Boat Owners
Under the covid safe settings as detailed 29 of September recreational fishing is now allowed under the 80% First Jab National Road Map.
Approval was also sought, provided and confirmed by DHHS and Covid Business Hotline with Receipt No #626249 (Robert Raffa) as a reference number. You should have on you at all times.
Police checks are very common in our area, specifically out in the bay so please ensure you are compliant to avoid being fined.
We are restricted to and must comply to
– Boat owners and your guests must be fully vaccinated
– Public gathering for social interaction for up to two people from separate households
– Public gathering of up to five people from two households if all persons aged 18 years or older have received two vaccine doses
– Face coverings: must be carried at all times
– Face coverings must be worn indoors and outdoors by Victorians aged 12 years and over
For the boathouse it is your responsibility to adhere to all other Covid Safe Protocols including but not limited to:
– QR Code entry for all who enter the club
– Travel within 15kms from your home (radius includes into Port Phillip Bay not from the boathouse )
– Maintain Covid Safe practices https://www.coronavirus.vic.
– Please use sanitiser wipes provided when using shared equipment (Cranes, bait freezer, etc)
– Ensure we do not exceed density levels.
– 4 Hours max. recreational times
A Boathouse Covid Safe Plan will be placed in a plastic sleeve above the boat house sign in sheets. This is mandatory and should be provided to any Port Phillip or Work Safe Victoria Inspector seeking to review it.
To allow for Boat house preparation The official Angling Season will open from Saturday October 2 at 3:00 pm
Unfortunately, until further notice, Boat Hire is still not permitted however the new rules allow for Boathouse Inductions. These can be conducted by appointment, one on one, for those who are fully vaccinated.
Please contact Lee Spyrou firstname.lastname@example.org for Induction Appointments
More information on our Induction and Boat Hire procedure can now be found on our website https://apyac.org.au/boat-hire/
The Boathouse Team