Navigation Restriction - Lake Keepit - Lake Keepit sailing club events
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
LAKE KEEPIT SAILING CLUB EVENTS
8:00am to 11:30pm – Thursday 1 February 2018 to Thursday 31 January 2019
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on Lake Keepit adjacent to the Lake Keepit Sailing Club as marked by signs on the foreshore between 8:00am and 11:30pm on various dates as per the annual sailing calendar from Thursday 1 February 2018 to Thursday 31 January 2019.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Lake Keepit Sailing Club Inc. to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Keepit adjacent to the Lake Keepit Sailing Club marked by signs on the foreshore no more than 150 metres apart and offshore to buoys no more than 60 metres from the foreshore during events held throughout the year as described above. The Zone is only in place during sailing events held by the Lake Keepit Sailing Club.
Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;
- Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- 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 15
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services phone: 131256
MARINE NOTICE NH1811