The construction of the Frankston Yacht Club facility, associated public realm areas and car parking consisted of:
- The demolition and disposal of the existing buildings, seawall structure, asbestos removal, and all incidental works including existing services.
- The construction of the new substation in readiness for the construction of the new facilities.
- The construction of a new seawall structure; beach boardwalk; boat shed, boat storage yard and access ramp.
- The construction of the main Yacht Club building to house Yacht Club facilities and patrol boat storage, a leasable community space, public toilets, a ground floor café, first floor restaurant and function room, and second floor safety lookout / navigation room.
- Construction of a new road and car park layout incorporating WSUD features, new pedestrian paths, low retaining walls and public lighting.
- Advanced tree and revegetation planting to further integrate the facility into the coastal environment.
The project involved immense coordination, liaison, management and communication with all stakeholders and authorities including, but not limited to, Council, Department of Environment and Primary Industry, South East Melbourne Water, power, gas, sewer, to gain all necessary permits and approvals. Environmental Management Systems were in place to protect the sensitive foreshore environment as well as adhering to the various requirements from federal, state and local government regulatory bodies requirements
**Aerial Shot by Steve Brown