Boaters alerted to exclusive use power boat races on Hunter River
8 August 2013
Boaters should keep clear of an area on the Hunter River on Saturday as Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has granted an exclusive use aquatic licence for the safe staging of power boat races.
The exclusive use area applies downstream from the Fitzgerald Bridge and will be marked by inflatable buoys from 9.30am to 5.30pm.
The area will be monitored by control vessels.
For safety reasons, skippers should avoid this area as it will be closed for the event.
The ski race has been organised by Raymond Terrace Aquatic Club.
Vessels not involved in event should not enter the exclusive use area unless authorised by a boating safety officer or a police officer.