Navigation restriction - Jervis Bay, Callala Beach - Callala ultimate triathlon festival
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Jervis Bay, Callala Beach
CALLALA ULTIMATE TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
7:00am to 12:00 midday – Saturday 9 December 2017
7:00am to 2:30pm – Sunday 10 December 2017
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held at Callala Beach on Jervis Bay between Centre Street and Sir Henry Crescent extending 300m into Jervis Bay, and between 7:00am and 12:00 midday on Saturday 9 December, and from 7:00am and 2:30pm on Sunday 10 December 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 Centre Street and Sir Henry Crescent, Callala Beach, extending 300m into Jervis Bay, between the above times.
The Zone will be marked by buoys and the presence of official vessels including RMS, Marine Rescue, and Surf Life Saving Australia.
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 Navigation Advice, please contact the Boating Safety Officer Nowra North, Roads & Maritime Services phone: 13 12 36
MARINE NOTICE SO1767