Important Course Information
Deception Bay Shoals and Dangers
The rock depicted in the image above has the following co-ordinates:
27 10 990 S – 153 07 286 E
27 10 956 S – 153 287 E
Be aware that it is possible to pass to the South of the obstruction although this is not recommended
The rum line from Deception Bay red to Reef Point can lead over the sandbar in the image above – it is advised that vessels keep west of the sandbar.
Please see the updated courses with the new Marine Park buoys added.
All courses in a zip file MBBC Courses
E2 NE wind – NOTE: THIS COURSE IS INCORRECT – THE PEARL CHANNEL MARKER IS TO BE ROUNDED TO PORT NOT STARBOARD
H3 SE wind This is the normal WAGS Deception Bay Port Course. This course is run in the opposite direction depending upon prevailing winds.
U3 SW wind – This is the normal Garnet Rock SAGS course