Navigation Restriction - Lake Glenbawn

NAVIGATION RESTRICTION

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Lake Glenbawn
WATERSKI EVENTS
10:00am to 4:00pm – Saturday 10 September 2016
10:00am to 4:00pm – Saturday 22 October 2016
10:00am to 4:00pm – Saturday 3 December 2016

THE EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above events, which are to be held on Lake Glenbawn from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturdays 10 September, 22 October and 3 December 2016, are Special Events pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.

SPECIAL EVENT & EXCLUSIVE USE AREA

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Hunter Ski Racing Club Inc. to conduct the events and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Glenbawn between the above times. The Area will form a perimeter approximately 100 metres around the course which will be marked by inflatable buoys and patrolled by control vessels.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Area:

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Area must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
  2. No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Area and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(6) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 16

For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Roads and Maritime info line on 13 12 56

MARINE NOTICE NH1698

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