Navigation Restriction - Port Jackson, Balmoral - 2018 Balmoral swim for cancer
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Port Jackson, Balmoral
2018 Balmoral swim for cancer
7:00am to 12:30pm – Sunday 18 March 2018
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held at Balmoral Beach in a designated area south west of a line between Balmoral Beach and Wyargine Point, Port Jackson between 7.00am and 12.30pm on Sunday 18 March 2018.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads & Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Balmoral Beach Club Events Pty Ltd to conduct this event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Port Jackson between Balmoral Beach in a designated area south west of a line between Balmoral Beach and Wyargine Point, 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 – 9D
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Manager Operations Sydney Harbour, Roads & Maritime Services, (02) 9563 8504
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