Navigation Restriction - Duranbah Beach, Tweed Heads - Surfing contest - Quicksilver and Roxy pro 2018

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Duranbah Beach, Tweed Heads
SURFING CONTEST - QUICKSILVER AND ROXY PRO 2018
8:00am to 6:00pm – Saturday 10 to Thursday 22 March 2018

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 Duranbah Beach Tweed Heads and between 8:00am and 6:00pm from Saturday 10 to Thursday 22 March 2018.  

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Surfing Queensland Inc. to conduct the event, and a Special Event/Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Duranbah Beach between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will be marked by buoys and monitored by safety control vessels.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises:  

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone 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 Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)

MAPS AND CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 1A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the local Boating Safety Officer, Roads and Maritime Services on 131236

MARINE NOTICE NH1815

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