Entries by Peter Sutton

Yamba’s getting busy…..a lot of the time!

Local Al Morrison took his great shot showing how Yamba is growing and getting on the map. More than 400 hot rods in town for a great weekend. The reason were are showing you this is to remind boat owners to book in to the marina for the holidays. We won’t have too much space […]

A rare beauty for sale!

Tiare 11 (two) is a Woollacott Ladybird.  She’s in beautiful condition and her owner is selling because of illness. BE AWARE:  Tiare 11 is so important to her current owner that she wants to make sure a new owner is someone who wants to maintain the character of the vessel into the future. This boat […]

How’s this for a weather front!

Clouds rolling in from the south. A perfect day turned upside down very quickly. But it was all over very quickly too and nowhere near as bad as it looked. But it did look spectacular!!!!. Photo by Kent Sheppard.

Everyone is getting set for summer!

The yard has been very busy after all the rain. If you plan to get the boat out before the summer rush we suggest you book in soon. Long-term commitments on the hardstand are limiting space and we need to plan ahead to fit everyone in.


A number of boats (yachts in particular) have run aground in recent times at the “top hole in the wall” adjacent to Freeburn Island in the Clarence River. It is obvious from damage to boats that this channel is not suitable for anything but shallow draft local boats. We have raised the matter a number of times with authorities […]