Navigation Restriction - Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Murrumbidgee River, Wagga Wagga
2018 GUMI RACE
8:00am to 4:00pm - Sunday 18 February 2018

SPECIAL EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Murrumbidgee River from the Eunony Bridge Reserve to Wagga Wagga Beach, at Wagga Wagga between 8:00am and 4:00pm on Sunday 18 February 2018.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Apex Club of South Wagga Wagga Inc to conduct the event and an Exclusion Zone will be established on the navigable waters of the Murrumbidgee River from the Eunony Bridge Reserve to Wagga Wagga Beach at Wagga Wagga between the above times and dates. The Zone will be monitored by official vessels at each end of the course to advise vessel operators of the closure.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises:

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or NSW 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 Zone under any circumstances, and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00).

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

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For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads and Maritime Services info line on 131256.

MARINE NOTICE SO1805

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