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Pollution Incident Response Management Plan

Our Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) is available on request.

Click here to view the 24-hour pollution incident response contact details in case of an incident

Our Environmental Policy

Clean business practices protect the environment

Soldiers Point is committed to the creation and ongoing maintenance of a clean and safe work environment. We will be diligent in best practice management of our operations and our legislative requirements to protect our waters, marina life, fish, and waterfowl from possible boat and marina pollutants and impacts. We will continually assess and improve the management of our operations to limit our impacts on the surrounding environment.

Dirty Water Harms the Environment, Spoils Boating Enjoyment & Hurts Marina Business.

It is the responsibility of every Soldiers Point customer and EVERY employee to work together to keep our Marina and boating environment clean. It is the policy of Soldiers Point Marina to do everything possible to discourage anyone from polluting while encouraging and helping customers do the right thing. All Employees are part of our Marina team dedicated to cleaning up, eliminating contaminants before they enter the environment, clearing up anything which spoils our Soldiers Point environment.

Pollution Control

Pollution is Everybody's Business

Whether we like it or not, people pollute in everything we do and everywhere we go. Sometimes the amount of pollution is so small that it is never recognised; just a small drop in a big ocean. At other times those small drops can add up to a much larger volume which can harm the environment.

WARNING: Any Employee, Customer, or Outside Contractor Violating Soldiers Point Marina's Pollution Control Regulations, can be Disciplined, asked to Pay For Cleanup, and/or have Marina Use Privileges Terminated.

Soldiers Point Marina is proud of our Environmental policy and wants to ensure the public and our guests are aware of it. This policy is reviewed annually and provided in guest compendiums on arrival, it is also displayed in the main office and throughout the marina for the public to view.

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Testimonial

Sailtime - the best way to have a boat

I first came across the concept of Sailtime when I had the option of buying a sizeable powered boat second hand at about 60% of its value and did some research on the annual costs of having such a boat.

Darrell at Soldiers Point Marina was wonderfully helpful in providing the information I needed and when he sensed my concern over the costs of holding a boat, he asked whether I had my heart set on a powered boat or whether I would be interested in a sailboat and explained to me the concept of Sailtime.

Very soon afterwards, my friends and I were on a “test sail” with Darrell at the wheel. The size of the boat, its creature comforts and beautiful finish were very impressive and soon my friends were urging me to take a more detailed investigation of the arrangement as they could see how much I enjoyed the experience.

I chose the more expensive option when joining the club because I felt it gave me more options to suit my lifestyle, however, if I lived close to or in Port Stephens, then this option would be without a doubt the best option because of its flexibility providing more options to use the boat.

After joining the club, I was given excellent training on how to take the boat out and bring it back without damaging it, as well as anchoring and navigating around the bay so that I could feel confident. This was so successful, I was able to be confident sufficiently to take the boat out myself with some friends the next day.

It is now over a year since I have been a member of club Sailtime and I look forward to each time I have the opportunity to go for a sail around the beautiful Port Stephens and improve my sailing ability and for the feel of the wind through the sails. My favourite anchorage is at Shoal Bay for lunch and a swim as well as cruising along being in the situation where I used to see others with envy.

The Port Stephens staff have been wonderfully helpful at all times and willing to help with the boat every time they are available.  Nothing seems to be too much trouble for them.

Scott