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The Pelorus Boating Club

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Is located in Havelock, half way between Picton and Nelson, on SH6, at the headwaters of The Pelorus Sounds, The Pelorus Boating Club was first established in the 1968 by a group of keen local boat owners.  2018 will mark the 50th Annversary of the boating club.


Today the club is one of New Zealands largest boating clubs with over 500 members and co owns over 80 moorings thorughout the Marlborough Sounds for use by the clubs' members. Click here for mooring information.


The club has a modern club rooms, kitchen and lounge area including complimentary WiFi within the club rooms. Along with this the club rooms has two modern showers and a well equiped laundry for use by members at a small charge. The cost of using these facilities is by way of contribution as advertised in the club rooms.


The club has a number of Honary Life Members.


Monthy committee meetings are held each month - generally on the second Friday of the month. For details of the current committee - click here.


The past is always present in the mascot of the Pelorus Boating Club, as it depicts the areas famous dolphin, Pelorus Jack, a Risso’s dolphin that would join boats travelling between Pelorus Sound and French Pass or on the reverse journey. Pelorus Jack was first noticed in 1888 and spent 24 years escorting boats from Pelorus Sound to French Pass. To read more about Pelorus Jack - click here.