Navigation restriction - Parramatta River, Balmain - 2017 Dawny to Cockatoo swim
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Parramatta River, Balmain
2017 DAWNY TO COCKATOO SWIM
8:30am to 10:30am – Sunday 19 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 Parramatta River between Dawn Fraser Pool, Fitzroy Ave Balmain and the southern side of Cockatoo Island and between 8:30am and 10:30am on Sunday 19 November 2017.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads & Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Balmain Amateur Swimming Water Polo and Lifesaving Club Inc. to conduct this event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Parramatta River between Dawn Fraser Pool, Fitzroy Ave Balmain and the southern side of Cockatoo Island between the above times. The Zone will be patrolled by Roads and Maritime patrol 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 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 or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, 12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads & Maritime Services Boating Map – 9G
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Manager Operations Sydney Harbour, Roads & Maritime Services, (02) 9563 8504
MARINE NOTICE SY1750