Navigation Restriction - Palm Beach, Pittwater - Fireworks display
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Palm Beach, Pittwater
9:30pm to 9:45pm – Wednesday 15 November 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 waters of north east Pittwater adjacent to ‘The Boathouse’, Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach, between 9:30pm and 9:45pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to All Ocassions Pyrotechnics Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone will be established on the navigable waters of Pittwater within a 200 metre radius of the fireworks barge which will be anchored within 100 metres of the jetty of ‘The Boathouse’, Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach, between the above times. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;
- 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).
- 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 – 9A
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services phone: 131236.
MARINE NOTICE SY1747