Navigation Restriction - Hawkesbury River (Windsor Reach) - Windsor spectacular power boat race

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Hawkesbury River, (Windsor Reach)
Windsor Spectacular Power Boat Race
12:00 midday to 5:00pm - Friday 15 September 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm - Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2017


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 the Windsor Bridge to the most downstream point of Windsor Reach, between 12 midday on Friday 15 September, and from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2017.


Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club Incorporated to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Hawkesbury River, from the Windsor Bridge to the most downstream point of Windsor Reach between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels, who will advise vessel operators not to enter.


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)


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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