Navigation Restriction - Jervis Bay, Huskisson - Huskisson triathalon festival
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Jervis Bay, Huskisson
Huskisson triathalon festival
7.30am to 1pm – Sunday 24 September 2017
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held from Sharknet Beach on Jervis Bay between 7.30am and 1pm on Sunday 24 September 2017.
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 Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Jervis Bay between the southern side of the Currambene Creek entrance and Tapalla Point, extending 500 metres into Jervis Bay to the unnamed island between the above times.
The Zone will be marked by buoys and Marine Rescue and Surf Life Saving Australia 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 – 11B
For further information concerning this Notice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services InfoLine between 8.30am and 4.30pm seven days a week on 131 236.
MARINE NOTICE SO1752