Navigation Restriction - Tweed River, Murwillumbah - Dragon boat races
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Tweed River, Murwillumbah
DRAGON BOAT RACES
8:00am to 3:00pm – Saturday 26 May 2018
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 at Murwillumbah between 8:00am and 3:00pm on Saturday 26 May 2018.
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.
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 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).
- 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 the NSW Roads & Maritime Services phone: 131256
MARINE NOTICE NH1834