Beach N' Bay Report - This weekend
Moomba (also known as the Moomba Festival), held annually in Melbourne, is Australia's largest free community festival and one of Australia's longest running community festivals.
It is celebrated over this Labour Day long weekend. Moomba is culturally important to Melbourne, having been celebrated since 1955 and regularly attracts up to a million people with a record attendance of 1.7 million set in 1996.
Traditional events include the Moomba parade, crowning of Moomba monarchs, fireworks displays, carnivals in the gardens along the river, river activities including water skiing and wake boarding, water floats, as well as pop-up food stalls, live bands and music.
This weekends Beach N' Bay Report is proudly presented by St Kilda Boat Sales and our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein for the waters of Port Phillip for the weekend of 7-9 March 2015. Watch this weekend's Beach N' Bay Report to hear what's on and where to go boating on Port Phillip this weekend.
Reminder to listen to Darren as he broadcasts <live> his weekly Beach N' Bay reports on radio 3AW, three times each Saturday and Sunday from October to March each year.
Enjoy our weekly boating forecast, we'll catch you this time next week.
Safe Boating Always!
Over N' Out
Darren and Andrew
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All weather information given by The Boat-Guy has been sourced directly from Bureau of Meteorology with good intentions, so blame them if it's wrong. Seriously, weather and boating forecasts do change and sometimes without notice. Always check the current forecast in full, before you go!
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