Weekend boating forecast
Happy Labour Day Long Weekend.
The weather gods are looking after us this long weekend by giving us a forecast that is going to be fantastic for boating. We've gots loads of on-water activity to do in Melbourne this weekend. The highlight is the family friendly and ever popoular Moomba festivities. Head down to the Yarra River and watch the wonderful world class water ski and wakeboarding events (jumps, slamon, tricks and freestyle) that attracts competitors for all round the world. This event promotes boating and family fun on the water, afterall "Life is better with a BOAT.
Be sure to watch this weekends boating forecast for your captain's briefing on where to go boating and what to do in these conditions. Our weekly 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 8-10 March 2014.
This weeks boating foreacast is filmed from inside our wonderful 2000 Sea Ray 290 Amberjack Sportscruiser that we've got listed 'For Sale' for $89,900.
Darren is author of award winning and bestselling book; Honey, let’s buy a BOAT! Darren along with business partner Andrew Rose are the Dealer Principals of St Kilda Boat Sales and Service Centre. Andrew manages our service & repair centre and oversees our team of trained marine mechanics. Andrew and his team service and repair over 300 boats a year from our on-water workshop facility.
Enjoy our weekly boating forecast
Safe Boating Always!
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