Navigation Restriction - Deniliquin
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Edward River, Deniliquin
WAKEBOARD VICTORIA – WAKEBOARD COMPETITION
8:00am to 6:00pm – Saturday 8 October 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on the Edward River at Deniliquin adjacent to the Deniliquin Boat Club and between 8:00am and 6:00pm on Saturday 8 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 the Australian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation to conduct the event and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Edward River, adjacent to the Deniliquin Boat Club between the above times.
The Area will be monitored by control vessels and marked by aqua buoys.
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 & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 26
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads and Maritime Services Info line on 131 236 (8.30am – 4.30pm seven days).
MARINE NOTICE SO1663