Mooring types

Moorings are used to secure a vessel in a particular location. The types of moorings, their use and colour are as follows:

Type Buoy colour Purpose
Private mooring Generally yellow Renewable annually, this licence permits you to moor your vessel on navigable waters. A mooring licence is not a lease of the seabed and there is no guarantee of tenure.
Commercial/club mooring Generally orange This licence is issued to a business entity trading to provide marine type services to the boating public. For more information, contact Roads and Maritime Services on 13 12 56.
Emergency mooring Blue Emergency moorings are used by Roads and Maritime or Police to store vessels in emergencies
Courtesy mooring Pink Courtesy moorings are freely available for use by the general boating public on a 24 hours basis
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