Navigation Restriction - Jervis Bay
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Shark Net Beach, Jervis Bay
TRIHUSKY TRIATHLON FESTIVAL RACE
6:30am to 3:30pm - Sunday 30 October 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on Jervis Bay between an imaginary line off the southern rock wall entrance of Currambene Creek Huskisson to the un-named island 450 metres north east, extending south east for 500 metres towards Tapalla Point then continuing back to shore and between 6:30am and 3:30pm on Sunday 30 October 2016 is a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.
SPECIAL EVENT & EXCLUSIVE USE AREA
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Elite Energy Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and an Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Jervis Bay between an imaginary line off the southern rock wall entrance of Currambene Creek Huskisson to the un-named island 450 metres north east, extending south east for 500 metres towards Tapalla Point then continuing back to shore between the above times.
The area will be patrolled by race official vessels and a Roads and Maritime Services vessel. Vessels are not to transit between the southern side of Currambene Creek and the unnamed island to the north east.
Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Area:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Area 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).
- No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Area and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(6) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS AND CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 11B
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction please contact Roads and Maritime on 13 12 36.
MARINE NOTICE SO1658