Navigation restriction - Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga - Yarrawonga Mulwala amateur canoe club
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga
YARRAWONGA MULWALA AMATEUR CANOE CLUB
6:30am to 9:00am – Saturday 18 November 2017
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on Lake Mulwala, between Aitchison’s Point and Pierce Point, between 6:30am and 9:00am on Saturday 18 November 2017 is a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Yarrawonga Mulwala Amateur Canoe Club Inc. to conduct the event and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Mulwala between Aitchison’s Point and Pierce Point.
The Zone will be monitored by control vessels and marked by rounding buoys, and extends for 50 metres outside the buoys.
Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Zone:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Exclusion Zone 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 Exclusion Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 19
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 No. SO1762