Navigation Restriction - Lake Mulwala

SKI RACING VICTORIA WATER SKI RACES
8:00am to 6:00pm - Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2015 

THE EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on Lake Mulwala between the Mulwala Foreshore and the Mulwala-Yarrawonga Bridge and between 8:00am and 6:00pm on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2015, is a Special Event 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 Ski Racing Victoria Inc. to conduct the event and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Mulwala between the Mulwala Foreshore and the Mulwala-Yarrawonga Bridge, between the above dates and times. The Area will be maintained and monitored by club control vessels and marked with yellow aqua buoys.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises:

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Area must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or NSW 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 under any circumstances, and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s12(6) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 19

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads and Maritime Services on 131 236.

MARINE NOTICE SO1543

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