Navigation Restriction - Murwillumbah, Tweed River

Murwillumbah, Tweed River

DRAGON BOAT RACES

7:30am to 3:30pm – Sunday 29 October 2017

SPECIAL EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Tweed River within the buoyed area adjacent to Murwillumbah Rowing Club, Murwillumbah and between 7:30am and 3:30pm on Sunday 29 October 2017.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Dragons Abreast Mt Warning Inc to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Tweed River adjacent to the Murwillumbah Rowing Club between the above times. The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by control vessels.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

a) 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).

b) 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)

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – Map 1A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services phone: 131256

MARINE NOTICE NH1753

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