Navigation Restriction - Budgewoi Creek, Budgewoi - Elite Energy triathalon

Budgewoi Creek, Budgewoi
ELITE ENERGY TRIATHLON
7:30am to 12:30pm - Saturday 18 November 2017

THE EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that the swim leg of the Elite Energy Triathlon is to be held in Budgewoi Creek between Budgewoi Lake and Lake Munmorah from 7:30am to 12:30pm on Saturday 18 November 2017. As a result navigation in the Creek will be affected. The eastern side of the Creek will be used by competitors in the triathlon, however the western side of the creek will remain free for vessels to transit.

NAVIGATION WARNING

Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the event and to pay particular attention to swimmers in the water. This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the event.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises: 

  1. Vessels are required to maintain a safe distance and speed from the event and operators are reminded that the production of wash which impacts unreasonably is an offence (Marine Safety Regulation – clause 11(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
  2. Persons within the vicinity of the event must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the works 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).

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads & Maritime Services Boating Map – 8B

For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Roads and Maritime info line on 13 12 36.

MARINE NOTICE SY1737

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