Navigation Restriction - Shoalhaven River, Nowra - Nowra triathlon festival
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Shoalhaven River, Nowra
Nowra triathlon festival
6:00am to 12:30pm – Sunday 21 January 2018
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held at Mavromattes Reserve on the Shoalhaven River, Nowra, from 250m upstream of the Princes Highway bridge to 850m downstream of the Princes Highway Bridge and from the southern shore of the Shoalhaven River to the middle of the waterway, between 6:00am and 12:30pm on Sunday 21 January 2018.
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 the Shoalhaven River, Nowra, from 250m upstream of the Princes Highway bridge to 850m downstream of the Princes Highway Bridge and from the southern shore of the Shoalhaven River to the middle of the waterway between the above times. The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by NSW Maritime 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 – 11A
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Boating Safety Officer Nowra North, Roads & Maritime Services phone: 13 12 36
MARINE NOTICE SO1774