Category: St Helens Barway

News about the St Helens barway and activities to improve safety and access.

A Big Day for St Helens Marine Rescue/Anmaropa navigation buoy

St Helens Marine Rescue wishes everyone a very Merry and Safe Christmas. We encourage all boaters to check their vessel gear, your lifejackets and most importantly check the weather before going on the water. A day in the life of

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Drone video of the St Helens Bar/Mariner Safety with VHF radio/MaST post

Video of Barway Recently a community member from St Helens flew a drone over the St Helens Bar. It graphically illustrates the new extension sea wall and most importantly the movement of sand around the edge of the wall. The

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Georges Bay Seawall Update

Seawall extension continues at the mouth of Georges Bay.  Spectacular progress has been made as is evidenced by the images below. The pictures were taken from Dora Point ocean beach carpark. Mariners are advised to take care when entering Georges Bay,

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Georges Bay Sea Wall Extension Underway

The extension to the sea wall at the  entrance to Georges Bay St Helens is finally underway. This is a milestone event after many years of research, planning and engineering. With the completion of the wall  it is hoped this will overcome the shallow

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Crossing the St Helens Bar in a trailer boat

St Helens Bar is one of many located up and down the east coast of Australia. Situated at the mouth of Georges Bay it is the  result of a build up of sand across the entrance.   Sand bars change

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