Setting The Benchmark

Positioned at the end of Lake Macquarie,  Marmong Point is one of the region’s leading  marine centres – Marmong Point Marina, a safe mooring haven for hundreds of boaties and their craft.

Lake Macquarie is a known water lover’s haven with 178 kilometres of unspoilt coastline and a lake centrepiece twice the size of Sydney Harbour. The location offers so much to the devotees of various water sports, from yachting and motor cruising to kayaks. The lake is the perfect playground and holiday destination for water enthusiast far and wide, not just the locals.

The owners of Marmong Point Marina, Les Binkin and Symantha Suprain, over the last nine years have worked tirelessly to develop the landmark site, which has a long-established history in the region.

In fact, Les spent much of his weekends growing up playing on the waterfront and making friends with the local kids in the street. A third-generation marine engineer by profession, Les’ father had a timber cruiser on the marina for 22 years, and in later years Les acquired the adjacent marine mechanical business, Endeavour Marine, which he ran for ten years. Les approached the then marina owner seeking to acquire a partnership in the business. Instead, he was offered the opportunity to acquire the marina outright…

Read more in Edition 66 of Hunter Lifestyle Magazine. 

Image: Marmong Point Marina.