Navigation Restriction - Hawkesbury River (Upper Half Moon Bend to Lower Half Moon Bend of Lower Portland)

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Hawkesbury River, (Upper Half Moon Bend to Lower Half Moon Bend of Lower Portland)
Cliftonville Ski Club - Water ski races
9:00am to 5:00pm
17 September
15 October 2017
18 February 2018
11 March 2018
6 May 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 Hawkesbury River from:

  • Cliftonville Ski Lodge, Upper Half Moon Bend and Lower Half Moon Bend of Lower Portland between 9:00am and 5:00pm on the following Sundays: 17 September and 15 October 2017; and 18 February, 11 March and 6 May 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 Cliftonville Ski Club Inc. to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Hawkesbury River from Upper Half Moon Bend and Lower Half Moon Bend of Lower Portland between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels, who will advise vessel operators not to enter.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

  1. 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).
  2. 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 – 9C

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the local Boating Safety Officer, Roads & Maritime Services phone: 0407 107 487.

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