Tag: Georges Bay Barway

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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Negotiating the St Helens Barway

Many skippers of vessels assume that it is not possible or safe to cross the St Helens bar into Georges Bay. It is, of course, true that the barway presents a problem with a swell on it, which is no

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