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The Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia is committed to maintaining a high standard of environmental management while continually striving to be a leader in the provision of sustainable environmental facilities, including alternative energy. To this end, the Club has implemented an Environmental Management System, Quality Policy and Safety Policy to ensure we meet all legislative requirements and exceed the legitimate expectations of our members through service of the highest standard.  Please click on the links below to view our policies.

Quality Policy (68 KB)

Safety Policy (78 KB)

Environmental Policy (74 KB)

Level 4 ISO 14001 Clean Marinas Certification
Marinas across Australia and the Asia/Pacific region now have a new environmental standard and the CYCSA is one of the first of three marinas in Australia to achieve this level of certification. Marinas with this accreditation are recognised for achieving the world standard for environmental management systems. The program was established in 2002 by the Marina Industries Association of Australia (MIAA) with the objective of protecting the nation’s coastal and in-land waterways.

Rubbish/Recycling Area and Waste Oil Station – Marina East
The Rubbish Area is located south of the Trolley Bay for the disposal of general waste and recyclable materials. The Waste Oil Station is located at the rear of the Rubbish Area. Facilities are available for the disposal of waste oil, oily rags, batteries and coolant.

Oil Spills
Oil spills are of concern to the Club. If you see anything please report it to Reception. For large spills, an Environmental Spill Kit (emergency orange wheelie bin) is located at the bottom of the marina walkways in Marina East and Marina West and in the Clubhouse at Port Vincent, and contains a boom to trap substances, and soaker pads to mop up. Easy operating instructions are listed on the inside of the lid. Please advise the office as soon as practicable if a spill has occurred. Waste oil must be disposed of in the Waste Oil Stations located at the rear of the rubbish bin area.

Spray Painting
  1. It is the aim of CYCSA management to minimize all forms of spray painting on site. Contractors and members are requested and encouraged to apply paint by brush or roller. No member or contractor shall undertake spray painting within the confines of the Cruising Yacht Club without permission of the CEO or Administration & Operations Manager. Regulations covering spray painting including types of paints and spray equipment are as follows:-
  2. a)
      Spray painting may only be carried out on the Slipway apron and approaches to the launching ramp 
      Spray painting may only be carried out when the wind is from the south or southwest at no more than 5 knots 
      Except for minor touch up work only anti-fouling paint may be used 
      Except for minor touch up work only airless spray equipment may be used 
      Any person spray painting shall create an exclusion zone 6 metres from the vessel being sprayed, using signed bollards provided by CYCSA. The exclusion zone must be clean prior to spray painting and all non-essential hazardous materials must be removed. There is to be no smoking in this area and a person within the exclusion zone must not light or introduce any source of ignition, or start or set in motion the engine of any plant. 
      All personnel working inside the exclusion zone shall wear appropriate respirators. Full face and half face respirators that rely on facial fit are not acceptable if the operator has facial hair. Operators who have facial hair shall use either powered air purifying respirators(PAPR) or air supply type respirators in accordance with OHS&W Regulations 1995 Personal Protection 2.12.2 Use of Air Supplied Respiratory Equipment and AS/NZ1716 
      No spray painting shall take place at weekends / public holidays or on special Club activity days. 
    h)   The CEO (or his/ her appointed representative) or the Administration & Operations Manager may instruct that spray painting cease at any time.

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