String of Pearls

Embark on an unforgettable cruising experience with the introduction of the String of Pearls – a collection of thoughtfully positioned moorings nestled within the sheltered waters surrounding Hobart and the East Coast.

The String of Pearls encompasses strategically placed mooring facilities, providing Squadron members with an extensive itinerary of destinations for their southern Tasmania cruising adventures. These moorings are carefully distributed throughout the captivating waters of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Norfolk Bay, Frederick Henry Bay, Bruny Island, Storm Bay, the River Derwent, the Tasman Peninsula, Triabunna, and Coles Bay.

Each mooring location has been chosen with convenience and exploration in mind. They are situated in close proximity to a wealth of onshore tourist attractions, allowing sailors to fully immerse themselves in the wonders of this extraordinary region. Discover pristine beaches, traverse scenic walking tracks, and indulge in the culinary delights of local restaurants, cafes, cheeseries, smokehouses, orchards, vineyards, cideries, museums, and so much more.

The String of Pearls opens up a world of possibilities for cruising enthusiasts, offering a seamless blend of breathtaking natural beauty and engaging cultural experiences. Sailors can chart their course, navigating from one enchanting destination to another, all while enjoying the ease and comfort of these strategically positioned moorings.

Set sail with the String of Pearls and unlock the hidden treasures of southern Tasmania, where every mooring location is an invitation to explore the remarkable diversity of this remarkable region.

Using the Moorings

To use the String of Pearls moorings you must be a member of the DSS and pay a yearly subscription of $100.

String of Pearls Bookings: Steps

You must be a Derwent Sailing Squadron member to make mooring bookings.

You must Register for Annual Subscription and agree to the Terms and Conditions prior to making a booking.

Moorings are located at:

Adventure Bay, Coles Bay, Cygnet, Dennes Point, Dover, Great Bay, Isthmus Bay, Missionary Bay, Nubeena, Recherche, Saltwater River, Southport, Southport, Sykes Cove, Taranna, Triabunna and Quarantine Bay.



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