"Topcat" is moored at
Clontarf Marina, Sandy Bay Road, Clontarf. There are toilet facilities at
the marina. PICK UP AND DROP OFF IS FROM CLONTARF ONLY.
Clontarf (if driving from Mosman towards Manly):
the Spit Bridge (north) and up the hill, turn left before the traffic
lights to Clontarf/Frenchs Forest. At the roundabout turn sharp left into
Ethel Street. Take the first right into Kanangra Crescent. Turn left into Peronne
Avenue, wind down this road until you reach the bottom of the hill - take
the first right into Sandy Bay Road (the second right is Holmes Avenue).
Follow the road past the beach - Clontarf Marina is in a brown building on
Directions (if driving from Manly
Wharf to Clontarf):
harbour along West Esplanade which becomes Commonwealth Parade and then
becomes Lauderdale Ave until you reach a cross roads with traffic lights.
Turn left down the hill into Condamine St. Follow down the hill to
the bottom. There will be a park and water on your left. Then
keep going to the far end of the rd where you turn
right up the hill into Earnest St. At the T-junction at the top of
the hill turn left into Beatrice St (or if you need to buy food or wine
turn right to the Beatrice St shops). At the bottom of the hill turn
sharp right into Amiens Rd. Follow Amiens Rd down the hill.
Sandy Bay Rd is the second left at the bottom of the hill (just past
Holmes Ave). Drive past Clontarf Reserve. Clontarf Marina is
on your left.
Directions if coming by public transport
- taxi from
the CBD, Circular Quay or Darling Harbour takes 25 mins and costs $30-$35;
- ferry from Circular Quay to Manly takes 30 mins and costs $6, then
catch a taxi to Clontarf. This takes 10 minutes and costs $8-$12; or
- bus to The
Spit and enjoy the first part of the Spit to Manly Walk which goes right
past Clontarf Marina. Allow half an hour for the walk.
There is plenty of metered
parking ($12 per day) in Sandy Bay Rd next to the marina and in the Clontarf
Reserve car park (by Clonny's restaurant). This parking is free to
cars with Manly ratepayer stickers.
- at the end of Sandy Bay Rd, a two minute walk away; or
- in Monash Crescent or Holmes
Ave, a 5 minute stroll
across Clontarf Reserve to the marina
View of The Spit & Middle Harbour from Clontarf
Yacht Charters Sydney &
Sailing Lessons on Catalina 32 depart from Clontarf Marina. (between the
Spit Bridge and Manly)
Larger yachts depart from
various CBD plocations.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:
0413 217 114 or