Navigation Restriction - Budgewoi Lake, Budgewoi - NWSRA region v ski racing events
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Budgewoi Lake, Budgewoi
NWSRA REGION V SKI RACING EVENTS
9:00am to 5:00pm –
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 January 2018
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 February 2018
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 March 2018
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 April 2018
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 May 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 Budgewoi Lake at Budgewoi from 9:00am to 5:00pm on the following weekends: 20 & 21 January, 3 & 4 February, 17 & 18 March, 14 & 15 April and 19 & 20 May 2018.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to National Water Ski Racing Association - Region V Australia Incorporated to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone will be established on the navigable waters of Budgewoi Lake at Budgewoi from 9:00am to 5:00pm on the above dates.
The Zone will be marked by buoys and 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 – 8B
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact NSW Roads & Maritime Services phone: 131236
MARINE NOTICE SY1802