Navigation restriction - Rock Point Beach, Botany Bay, Sans Souci

Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Rocky Point Beach, Botany Bay, Sans Souci
7:30am to 4:30pm - Sunday 12 November 2017
Sunday 21 January 2018
Sunday 18 February 2018
Sunday 18 March 2018
Sunday 22 April 2018
Sunday 6 May 2018


Vessel operators are advised that Special Events pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998, are to be held on Botany Bay at Rocky Point Beach, Sans Souci, between 7:30am and 4:30pm on Sunday 12 November 2017, Sunday 21 January 2018, Sunday 18 February 2018, Sunday 18 March 2018, Sunday 22 April 2018 and Sunday 6 May 2018.


Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Sydney Jet Sports Boating Association Inc. to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Botany Bay as depicted in the attached map, being an area parallel to Rocky Point Beach in the vicinity of the St Georges Sailing Club at Sans Souci. The course will run approximately 600 metres east/west and 200 metres into Botany Bay. The Zone will be marked by buoys and will be monitored by control vessels.


Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any 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 or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)


Roads and Maritime Map - 9F Botany Bay

Naval Chart Aus. 198

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Info Line on 131236 (8:30am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week)


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