Weekend boating forecast
What amazing autumn boating weather we've experienced this week. Everyday we've woken to the sun shining with little or no winds, the bay is like a pond. Just at the right time.... especially if you are a parent who's kids are on school holidays. This is a welcome change from last week, when it rained for several days on end.
Tons of boating activity this week to report, particulary on the important home front, with several Dads taking their kids fishing or for a cruise to take advantage of this beautiful boating weather that I've been predicting for the last few months.
A few tips suggest that Whiting are on the bite just outside the marina on the western reef. Be careful becuase of the shallow water and rocks, so picking your time to go (not on low tide) is wise.
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 18-21 April 2014.
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.
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