Navigation Restriction - Windsor to Sackville, Hawkesbury River

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Windsor to Sackville, Hawkesbury River
9:00am to 5:00pm – Sunday 6 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 the Hawkesbury River between Windsor Reach in front of Governor Philip Park Windsor and down stream to Sackville Ski Gardens between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Sunday 6 May, 2018.


Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Sackville between the above times. The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by control vessels.


Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

  1. 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).
  2. 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)


Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 9C

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Boating Safety Officer, NSW Roads & Maritime Services phone: 0407 107 487


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