Navigation restriction - Kogarah Bay Sans Souci - Speed boat races
s.12 Marine Safety Act 1998)
Kogarah Bay Sans Souci
SPEED BOAT RACES
8:00 am to 6:00pm - Saturday 25 November 2017
8:00 am to 6:00pm - Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 February 2018
8:00 am to 6:00pm - Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June 2018
8:00 am to 6:00pm - Saturday 18 August 2018
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on Kogarah Bay, Sans Souci, and between 8:00am and 6:00pm on Saturday 25 November 2017, and Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June and Saturday 18 August 2018.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads & Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic License to the St. George Power Boat Club Inc. to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Kogarah Bay as depicted in the attached map, being an area parallel to Vista Street, Sans Souci in the vicinity of the St George Motor Boat Club between the above times on the above dates. The course will run approximately 1000 metres north/south and 200 metres into Kogarah Bay.
The Area will be marked by orange buoys spaced 300 metres apart and will be monitored by control vessels.
Roads & Maritime advises:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by a 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 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
Reference, Roads and Maritime Map 9F Botany Bay
Reference, Naval Chart Aus. 198
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Info Line on 131236 (8:30am to 4:30pm, 7 days a week)
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