Navigation restriction - Lake Mulwala - Yarrawonga Mulwala splash n dash swim event

Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Lake Mulwala
YARRAWONGA MULWALA SPLASH N DASH SWIM EVENT
2:00pm to 5:30pm - Saturday 21 October 2017

THE EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on Lake Mulwala between 2:00pm and 5:30pm on Saturday 21 October 2017, 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 Yarrawonga Mulwala Splash N Dash Pty Ltd to conduct the event and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Mulwala, approximately 100 metres from the Mulwala foreshore, adjacent to the Mulwala Water Ski Club, Holiday Park and Capri Waters.

The area will be marked by buoys and maintained and monitored by control vessels.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Area:

  1. 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).
  2. 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 – 19

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads and Maritime Services Info Line on 13 12 56

MARINE NOTICE SO1761

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