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Author Topic:  St Kilda Marina  (Read 15700 times)

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St Kilda Marina
« on: September 16, 2008, 10:20:40 AM »
St Kilda Marina is a concrete ramp in highly sheltered water.  Launching is straightforward with no complications with tide etc.

Address
The  main entrance to the St Kilda Marina is located on the corners of Dickens Street and Marine Parade, Elwood. There is BP service station on the SW corner.  Melways 2P A12.

The ramp
Wide concrete ramp allowing room for up to 4 trailers at a time to launch of good quality.

Car Parking
Secure (obtain coin from machine first to open boom gate) car parking facilities. Plenty of room however fills quickly during summer.

Fee's
The fee is $10 in $1 or $2 coins. The large yellow machine is located next to the ramp on the eastern side. You will need the coin the machine gives up to access the boom gate into the parking area.

Hazards
Be aware of bicycle riders, rollerbladers, pedestrians & general sightsighters that cut across the drive into & out of the ramp.

NB: This ramp is heavily effected by road closures in Summer. See post below.

Facilities
There is a BP there with great coffee (Wild Bean). There are also rest rooms and a bar. It can be busy on a good day but generally very well mannered.
The tie up is along 2 jettys. They are a bit high for Skis so we always use fenders as a precaution.
« Last Edit: October 12, 2008, 10:13:50 AM by Focker »
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Offline Nigel

Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2008, 07:06:45 PM »
St Kilda boat ramp google map ref:
« Last Edit: September 16, 2008, 07:07:44 PM by Focker »
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Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2008, 08:01:43 PM »
Some ramp pics of St Kilda Marina
« Last Edit: September 22, 2008, 09:11:35 PM by Focker »
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Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2008, 06:06:22 PM »
Latest advice on road closures which effect access.

Below is the date and events involving road closure which will take place:

1. Melbourne Marathon (12 October 2008)
St Kilda Road – Outer carriage way, Fitzroy Street – City Side, Albert Park Lake, Albert Road (between Clarendon and Ferrars Sts), Beach Rd, Ormond Esplanade (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Pickles Street and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 12:30pm)
2. Gatorade Triathlon Series Race 1 (23 November 2008)
From Glenhuntly Rd – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:00am)
3. Great Australian Run (30 November 2008)
Moray St, St Kilda Road – Outer carriage way, Fitzroy Street – City Side, Albert Park Lake (Does not affect Beaconsfield Parade)
4. Susans Womens Fun Run (7 December 2008)
Glenhuntly Rd – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:00am)
5. Gatorade Triathlon Series Race 2 (14 December 2008)
Head St – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:00am)
6. Tri Series Challenge (18 January 2009)
Head St – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:00am)
7. Pride March (1 February 2009)
Fitzroy St (No closure implemented on Beaconsfield Parade)
8. St Kilda Festival (8 February 2009)
Upper Esplanade, Fitzroy St and Jacka Bld between Cavell and Fitzroy St (Beaconsfield Parade is open for local traffic only, access to Pier Road only via median opening at Cowderoy Street. Access onto Jacka Boulevard is closed. All day event.)
9. Gatorade Triathlon Series Race 5 (15 February 2009)
Head St – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:00am)
10. Weetbix Kids Tryathlon (22 February 2009)
Beaconsfield Pde between Fitzroy and Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 12:30pm)
11. Nissan Ultimate/BRW Corporate Triathlon (1 March 2009)
Head St – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:30am)
12. Gatorade Triathlon Series Race 6 (22 March 2009)
Glenhuntly Rd – Beach Rd to Kerferd Rd (Beaconsfield Parade closed from Kerferd Road and continues to Jacka Boulevard, complete approximately 11:30am)

If your up for an early start here are the times that the roads will close so you can beat the traffic if your up for it..

Melbourne Marathon – Closed 6am
Pride March – Closed 3:30pm
Gatorade Race 1 – implementation starts 4:15am and roads close at 6:15am
Susan Women’s Fun Run – implementation starts 4am and roads close at 6:30am
Gatorade Race 2– implementation starts 4:15am and roads close at 6:15am
Gatorade Race 5– implementation starts 4am and roads close at 6:15am
Nissian Triathlon – implementation starts 4am and roads close at 7am
Gatorade Race 6– implementation starts 4am and roads close at 6:45am
Weetbrix Kids – Close at 7am
Triseries – Close at 6am



« Last Edit: October 09, 2008, 06:07:02 PM by Admin »
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Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2009, 05:56:58 PM »
This is a great site with an excellent live web cam.

http://www.stkildaboatsales.com.au/webcam/

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Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2009, 06:24:08 PM »
Dates for the '09-'10 Events Season attached. Possible restricted access to the Marina on these days. Don't get caught without a ramp  crby
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Offline ciantar

Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2009, 09:01:36 AM »
there ramp might be good but the water is like a rubbish dump i rather launch at frankston or altona even dramana look out for the plastic bags floating around be carfull i would also say.
regards ciantar .

Offline Krazy Koika

Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2009, 07:58:41 AM »
Thats an interesting comment Ciantar, the following Web Cam Link provided by 'Admin' links me to a clean boat ramp, not a rubbish dump.  bw
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Re: St Kilda Marina
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2010, 04:50:48 PM »
Access will be difficult tomorrow morning 10.10.10  due to an event
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