Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve – Front Row Seat now available


Last Year it was bagged by Paul Allen’s mighty Octopus but this year the top spot in Sydney is up for grabs!

The Port Authority in Sydney Harbour is seeking responses from parties who are interested in booking the Point Piper Buoy to berth a vessel of up to 130m on New Year’s Eve (12pm 30 December 2015 – 12pm 1 January 2016).

Superyacht Captain Richard Morris now Managing Director of Australian Superyachts Pty Ltd has got all the details and will happily assist any fellow superyacht Captain jump through the hoops and organize the top spot

The Point Piper Buoy is located adjacent to the suburb of Point Piper, Sydney NSW Australia.

It is located approximately 450 metres from the Point Piper headland, with direct sightline to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

It has been used as a mooring point on New Year’s Eve in recent years by many commercial and private vessels due to its direct sightline to the New Year’s Eve fireworks and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The following Harbour Master’s Requirements apply for the use of this Buoy:

  • All vessels in the Harbour must be secured before 00:00 hrs, when the Port Officially closes;
  • Vessels over 80 metres in length require Pilotage upon entry into the harbour;
  • Any vessel using the buoy must be secured using anchors and stern lines to the buoy so that there is
  • no swing, and impact on other spectators is minimised; and
  • The vessel will have to be aligned with any forecast wind for the safety of all passengers on board.